Gaffey Technical Services LTD

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Role: SOLIDWORKS CAD Technician
Date Posted: Wednesday 23 January 2019
Reporting to a Technical/Design Engineer the successful candidate will be responsible for producing Solid Works drawings, as required, by the Manufacturing/Operations departments. They will be based at our Accrington site in Lancashire and be responsible for:
o Reviewing and building Bills of Materials (BOMs)
o Assisting with the uploading of SOLIDWORKS models onto the PDM shared server after these are checked against BOMs to ensure compatibility
o Creating 2D and 3D engineering models and drawings for both the production and sales departments.
o Creating and checking BOMs on manufacturing SAGE system
Reviewing BOMs and drawings for the PDM server
Assisting the product development and design teams as required
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Your Experience / Skills
Candidates will ideally have experience of working in a manufacturing environment and will possess the following skills and competencies:
o Knowledge of Solid Works and proven experience and demonstrable competency in managing all aspects of PDM and BOM libraries and drawing revisions
o Candidates must be technically advanced with the ability to manage complexity, communicate effectively and work collaboratively within a small team.
o Proficiency in the MS Office suite is essential
o Candidates must be resourceful, able to identify and implement improvements to product build files and work effectively under own initiative.


• A minimum of five GCSE’s, including English and Maths, or equivalent
• A BTEC in a Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering discipline or equivalent qualification (industrial experience)

Salary Range:
20 - 25k

Accrington, Lancashire

Manufacturing – Water Treatment

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If you are interested in applying for this job or would like to find out more, please send CV along with introductory email identifying this position to the contact details below:

Julia McDowall


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