CAD Technician (Equipment)

Job description

CAD Technician (Equipment)    

Working with Equipment Engineers, the successful candidate will assist R&D and Operations on New Product Development Programs and Sustaining Programs by participating in the Design, Build, Commissioning and Qualification of New Equipment as well as Equipment Upgrades.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with Engineering in developing, trouble shooting, standardising and improving existing production equipment, fixtures and hardware designs
  • Creates prototypes on Solid Works to develop concepts and design improvements
  • Creates and modifies detailed CAD models (2D & 3D) from sketches, models, layouts or notes
  • Liaises with third party tooling manufacturers on drawing queries, tolerance stack-ups and updating approved drawings
  • Works with Designers/Engineers regarding model accuracy, design, drafting standards and print package documentation
  • Disciplined record keeping and maintenance of drawings and files
  • The ability to work to tight timelines when the situation requires while delivering solutions
  • Assists in driving material changes to increasing tooling & hardware timelines.
  • Builds quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements


Key Requirements:

  • Requires min. HETAC level 6 in Technical, Science or Engineering discipline or Senior Trades Qualification.
  • A strong knowledge of design for manufacture (DFM) essential.
  • 1 – 2+ years’ experience in a modern design environment with previous experience in some of the following: Solidworks SME, 3D printing,
  • Proven experience in tooling design including computer aided tooling / fixture design, build and implementation.
  • Knowledge in the area of moulding design
  • Ability to work on own with minimum supervision.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.


To apply for this position please contact Catherina at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 749261 E:


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