Senior CAD Practitioner
Durban, South Africa
10h ago
source : Executive Placements

Minimum Job Requirements :

  • Matric.
  • National Diploma in Industrial Engineering / National Certificate : General Draughting or related.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in similar role.
  • Key Performance Areas :

  • Project initiation - analyse drawings and specifications for tooling and costing requirements.
  • Project planning - collate all project information (drawings, specifications, data, special instructions, etc.).
  • Project management - work as a Project Team member to identify, suggest and implement corrective actions to improve quality of project work.
  • Design and Drawing :

  • Plan and determine drawing requirements to produce engineering drawings.
  • Use CAD computer programmes as a design tool to produce detailed engineering drawings to specifications.
  • Maintain and update the drawing register (level control, customer drawings, manufacturers drawings, etc.).
  • Maintain and update the specification register (level control, ISO, TL, etc.).
  • Monitor and control the issue and receipt of drawings / specifications.
  • Maintain CAD files for part drawings.
  • Maintain CAD secure storage & transfer through customer portals.
  • Document & distribute CAD revision changes to the Commercial and Plant teams.
  • Create & maintain drawing register in line with IATF requirements (SharePoint).
  • Create and maintain part drawings (FG and components) in a central database (SharePoint).
  • Maintain a CAD authorization register (SharePoint).
  • Ensure all CAD software licenses are kept up to date, ensure licenses are renewed. Maintain some (floating license) for various CAD viewers.
  • Do basic feasibility checks on CAD (under cuts, 0mm compression).
  • Build base documents for costing. Liaise with the Commercial teams for measurements and assist with quotations.
  • Send CAD to toolmakers and other suppliers.
  • Any other tasks that the plant teams may require from time to time.
  • Assist with CAD CAM work for offline programming and file conversions.
  • Cycle time and cutting path analysis on existing programs and suggest and implement improvements.
  • Maintain CAD contracts with OEM''s.
  • Participate in CAD discussion meetings to support if needed.
  • Propose and set the standard CAD platform (Catia, NX Server, AutoDesk Fusion 360).
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