Job description

Recra are working in partnershipwith a bespoke manufacturing business who are looking to add a Permanent CAD Design Manager to join their team. As a Design Manager, you will oversee the design input and 3D CAD drawing service for our Contracts and Design team, Overseeing our in-house CAD team.

Overseeing the Design & Contracts Department which is fast-paced with many projects running at various locations on the same day, it is important that you are able to prioritise and organise your workload efficiently.

Main Job Role

  • Overseeing the CAD team working with Project Managers to produce drawings for a specific project as specified in the contracted package of work.
  • overseeing the Initial modelling of bespoke items including joinery items, sheet metal parts, steel fabrications, ceramic and sanitary ware, brassware and ironmongery.
  • Assembly of full-room layout models.
  • Approving drawings sets from models to provide architectural drawings for approval.

Skills/Attributes Required

  • Must possess excellent 3D CAD modelling skills – using Autodesk Inventor.
  • Good knowledge of parametric control /iLogic would be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in reading construction/manufacturing drawings.
  • Able to work from architectural design drawings and written briefs to produce detailed design and manufacturing drawings for specific and bespoke products. Initial product training will be given.
  • Good Communication skills – both to accurately convey and retrieve information from a variety of sources and media.
  • Organisation and time/task management skills are important.
  • The ability to be a team player and to be accountable.
  • Be able to empathise with and fit into our company culture. We are committed to values of Humility, Loyalty, Honesty. We work collaboratively and each member is encouraged to participate equally – we have an open and welcoming attitude to creativity, advice and constructive dialogue. Each individual is encouraged to develop their own skill set and to have a personal development plan. Above all, we pursue excellence and work as a team to achieve the company's goals and vision.
  • Applicants must have experience/proven track record in 3D modeling and producing conventional design and construction drawings.
  • Ideally, people from a joinery, shop fitting or fabrication background are preferred.

Key Role Requirements

  • Previous experience working in a similar environment would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Good numerical skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Personable, presentable and articulate
  • Commercial awareness ability to work within deadlines and cope under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal and team-working skills

Hours: Monday - Thursday 07.00 - 16.30 Friday 07.00 - 15.15

Please call Megan at Recra for more information at 0116 4646336.

About Recra Consulting

At RECRA, we have a drive and passion to establish and build long lasting relationships. We are different to other agencies as we commit ourselves to working in and outside of office hours to ensure we are proactively finding the best talent on the market. Its our candidates that define RECRA with strong referencing provided with any candidates we represent to ensure we only work and represent the best. We work closely with our candidates and through various interviewing techniques and relationship building we can really find out what make them tick. What’s been missing from previous roles and what is really key in the next role. Our client relationships are ones that are built on honesty, transparency and dedication. We are committed to fully understanding the in’s and out’s of a business, finding out why people love working there and the type of people that will nourish in their environment. RECRA have a strong ethical approach to recruitment and really engage with candidates and clients to ensure a congenial connection.

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