CAD Engineer (Tooling Specialism) - new job in Stevenston, UK

CAD Engineer (Tooling Specialism)
  • £35,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Stevenston, North Ayrshire, Scotland, UK Stevenston North Ayrshire UK KA20 3LN
Job Ref: BBBH124005
Sector: Engineering
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 25 January 2023
SRG is working with an innovative engineering organisation who are looking to recruit a CAD Engineer (tooling design) in Western Scotland.

Title: CAD Engineer (Tooling Specialism)

Location: North Ayrshire

Type: Permanent

Salary: up to £45,000 (flexibility depending on experience)

SRG is working with an innovative engineering organisation who produce highly advanced and technical products for a variety of industries such as aerospace, security and defence across the world. They are now looking for a CAD Engineer to join the team in Stevenston on a permanent basis.

The primary role of the CAD Engineer is to design, develop and support products to meet customer expectations and comply with all relevant specifications and standards. The role will take a holistic approach to product design and development in a mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering environment, taking into account factors such as safety, cost, ease of manufacture and through life support.

The position will be site based in Stevenson. The role will be 36 hours per week with a 4.5 day working week and half day Friday.


  • Producing designs, 3D models, simulation, FEA, and 2D technical drawings using SolidWorks.
  • The assessment and derivation of design solutions using appropriate modelling and calculations.
  • Prototype and evaluate designs using external suppliers and in house 3D printing capability.
  • Carry out this work within product development and tooling, jigs, and fixtures design.
  • Responsible for the creation of design documentation including specifications, design calculations, models, technical reports, simulation/modelling reports, etc.
  • Up-keep of configuration control using PDM, SolidWorks Vault, and manual drawing lists.
  • Support the design and conduct of safe trials and tests.


  • Degree in an Engineering discipline or relevant experience.
  • Experience using CAD to design and develop tooling, jigs and fixtures.
  • Proficient in Solidworks and Solidworks PDM Setup
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead discussions with customers and stakeholders


  • A background using DfM, DfSS, DMAIC or other improvement-driven philosophies.
  • Experience of getting the best out of 3D printing technology (plastics and/or glass/carbon filled materials)

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Aoife on 0141 225 5456.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies. SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors. As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

24/02/2023 09:28:10
GBP 35000 45000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Aoife Cullen

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