Job Title: Designer/Drafter
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: Up to £15 per hour
Reference: T2PR*1376106
Contact Name: Sammons Group
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Job Published: April 24, 2020 02:44

Job Description

Temporary Designer/Drafter Ref number: 1376106

Location: St Leonards Salary: £15.00ph


Require design/drafting support for new product development and/or changes introduced to existing product within the Rugged Fiber Optics (RFO) Business within the Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) Segment. On occasion, require hands on support with preparing prototype samples for engineering or customers.


  • To create design concepts, layouts, models and detailed drawings that are inline with company procedures and project time-scales
  • Ability to apply and define geometric tolerance to designs and perform tolerance analysis to meet form, fit and functional requirements specified
  • To ensure that new products are 'designed for manufacture' by using Simultaneous Engineering techniques and working closely with Production Engineering Departments
  • To keep abreast of new technologies, materials and processes and use the information to initiate time or cost savings to enhance product
  • To assemble prototype or first off production parts in order to develop and establish robust designs and production methods
  • To act as the nominated Design Engineer, when assigned, to deliver the technical tasks with regards to the delivery of first product during the introduction of new products, by working closely with the assigned Project Manager
  • Strong team player, able to foster good working relationships with other functional areas and contribute to achieving departmental targets
  • To carry out any other reasonable tasks as may be requested from time to time by Product Engineers or Engineering Manager
  • To observe Heath and Safety regulations as laid down in company procedures and Government legislation


  • ONC/HNC or equivalent in Mechanical Design or Drafting or a related subject
  • Good experience in the design and manufacture of precision engineered products
  • Current experience and proficiency in Solidworks

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