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Purpose:

To assist both the Marketing and Sales departments in providing visual aids to clients, to help installers and end users in fitting our products correctly and enhancing the customer experience.

Scope:

We are searching for a CAD Drafting Technician who will work with the team on providing visuals guides for marketing purposes for existing and new products, working closely with our technical sales and marketing teams to deliver the results needed. These guides would involve drawings that would need to be done in a 3D CAD drawing software and rendered in a high-quality finish that upholds the strength of the brand, this equipment would be provided by Millboard in order for the role to be carried out efficiently.

As our products are used in the building/construction industry, practical knowledge and experience in working in this area will be required to ensure the details drawn truly work in the practical setting. You will be responsible for installation guides, technical manuals, technical specifications and general technical/installation drawings. It is imperative that the designs drawn take into consideration the areas where Millboard is used, in terms of when it is first installed and then over time with what an outdoor construction product may face throughout its useable life.

This role would include spending time on site with installers to get hands-on and fully understand how they work and what situations they come across that they need help with, this would also provide direction on how installers think in terms of methods of delivering the guides to them in the best format. Spending time with architects/designers would also be critical in determining what assets they need to help specify and show the detailing correctly.

This role would mainly be office based, located at the manufacturing site in Ryton-on-Dunsmore, it would involve computer work as a large proportion of the time except the time spent with installers.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain 2D/3D drawings for both technical purposes and marketing support
  • Create drawing files for architects/specifiers to upload into their drawings in several different CAD formats (STEP, DWG/DXF)
  • Create and maintain BIM models for each product line
  • Create installation guides and display in different formats, PDF’s, JPEG’s, videos
  • Be able to conduct in-depth research to find out the pain points and desires of the installer/architect
  • Perform desktop and site-visit research
  • Spend time with installers on site
  • Learn new skills and move outside of the comfort zone.
  • Take a lead role in projects, analyse and solve complex problems
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the product range
  • Mentor, develop and guide other team members.
  • Lead by example to inspire colleagues and clients.
  • Bring commitment and positivity to a team effort.
  • Communicate confidently with peers and clients.
  • See the bigger picture, with a focus on strategy and future vision.
  • Oversee and manage the correct benchmark to industry standards and competitor vehicles.
  • Be able to work with all areas of the business to help the overall Millboard team

Person Specification:

The competencies listed are appropriate to the CAD Drafting Technician role and are an illustration of the qualities that the Company requires: -

  • Be proficient in 3D CAD
  • KPI and target driven
  • Practical and hands-on
  • Proof of projects worked on with a strong portfolio
  • Excellent product & application technical knowledge
  • Excellent at research, a fact and data driven decision maker
  • Open and honest attitude to all
  • Upholding company ethos and responsibilities
  • Willing to learn and develop and an enthusiastic ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Proven ability of meeting and exceeding internal and external stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to adapt and respond to change

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