Design Draughtsperson

Aerospace & Defence
South East
Posted 3 weeks ago

We are looking for a Design Draughtsperson to work with our team and convert designs into 2D drawings and instructions.

Design Draughtsperson responsibilities include gathering drawings and specifications, calculating material and equipment requirements and setting up production methods. If you have hands-on experience with computer-aided design (CAD) software and are familiar with machining and assembly processes, with configuration control experience (can be given) we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you’ll help us build functional, secure and well-designed products.

Responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with engineers to gather product and design requirements
  • Creating 2D Drawings and work instructions
  • Configuration and data control
  • Calculating dimensions, and requirements in materials


  • Liaise with engineers to gather product and design requirements
  • Calculate dimensions, weight limitations and requirements in materials
  • Describe production methods step-by-step (including equipment types to be used)
  • Create detailed designs with computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Design diagrams, and layouts to illustrate workflow
  • Prepare and review rough sketches and review them along with the engineering team
  • Identify potential operational issues and redesign products to improve functionality
  • Ensure final designs comply with regulations and quality standards


  • Proven work experience as a Design Draughtsperson
  • BTEC in Mechanical Engineering or relevant experience
  • Hands-on experience with SolidWorks (CAD) software
  • Familiarity with 3D modelling tools
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to fit within a small team

Please apply now for more information!

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