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RL - Solidworks / CAD Design Technician

Placement:RL - Solidworks / CAD Design Technician
Placement Location:Leicestershire
Application Deadline:14th September 2018

Vacancy Description

Start Date: September / October 2018

Duration: 6 months or longer

The Host Company

Based in Leicestershire and operating throughout UK & Europe, the host company has been successfully supporting major retailers and brands for the last 20 years. In this time the host company has moved from being a company that manufactures and installs quality point of sale furniture, to one that can provide complete end to end solutions for its retail clients. From shop in shop concessions, window campaigns to shop refurbishments, the host company has the experience and capability to consistently deliver time and time again. The key to their success has been the progressive development of their extensive In House capabilities which give their clients greater certainty of delivery and reassurance, these cover:
  • Concept & production design
  • Bespoke manufacturing
  • Delivery, fitting & installation services
  • Maintenance
  • Print

The Placement

Based in Leicestershire and Reporting to the Head of Design the role holder is responsible for producing concept design packs, fast tracking the approval from clients and handing over the projects to the manufacturing teams.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • For assigned clients action and manage the day to day design work
  • Produce Concept Design Packs using CAD / Solidworks
  • Gain approval for projects in a timely manner through the submission and revision of design packs.
  • Professionally acknowledging and managing incoming enquiries.
  • Maintain and control a correct and up to date, electronic and folder based copy of all projects and their progress.
  • Work with the internal teams to ensure all projects are formally and correctly handed over from Concept Design to Production Design through the Project Manager.
  • Produce and Update Project Plans feeding back progress back to the Head of Design.
  • Positively work with clients, suppliers and the internal teams.
  • Actively seek design and drawing improvements from the Manufacturing Manager and the teams.
  • Conduct site survey as and when required.
  • Undertake other duties as directed by either the Client & Operations Manager or a Director. 

Key Performance Indicators

  • Design Approvals on time
  • Design Quality
  • Projects signs off by clients