CAD Technician | Collins McNicholas

CAD Technician

  • Reference: GY43768
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Galway City, Mayo
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers in developing, trouble shooting, standardising and improving existing production equipment, fixtures and hardware designs.
  • Create prototypes on Solid Works to develop concepts and design improvements
  • Liaise with third party tooling manufacturers on drawing queries, tolerance stack-ups and updating approved drawings.
  • Assist ME’s in design methods, part sourcing and associated documentation.
  • Ability to create 3D printed prototypes.
  • Interface with a variety of personnel and with outside vendors when necessary while performing the above.
  • The ability to work to tight timelines when the situation requires while delivering solutions.
  • Assists in driving material changes to increasing tooling & hardware timelines.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements. 




  • Requires a Leaving Certificate level education an NCEA Certificate / Diploma in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing / Mechatronics Engineering and / or Senior Trades.
  • A strong knowledge of design for manufacture (DFM) essential.
  • 6 + years’ experience in a modern design environment with previous experience in some of the following: AutoCAD; solid works, tolerance analysis, etc.
  • Proven experience in tooling design including computer aided tooling / fixture design, build and implementation.
  • Ability to work on own with minimum supervision.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.


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