Technical Project Assistant, Blackburn (Job Ref: 1791)

LH Recruitment

Salary: Up to £22,000 depending on experience
Location: Blackburn


Do you have previous AutoCAD experience within Manufacturing? Are you looking for the next step in your technical career?

LHR are proud to be exclusively representing a long-established manufacturing client based in Blackburn. This family run business has been providing their bespoke products throughout the UK for decades, seeing projects through from initial consultation, to design, to delivery. Due to an exciting period of growth they are now looking for an experienced Technical Project Assistant to join their team.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has exposure to AutoCAD within manufacturing, and who is now ready for the next step in their career. This is primarily an office-based role but may involve occasional client site visits.

Key Duties of the Technical Project Assistant:
• Order processing / buying of materials/components required for projects
• Assist in maintaining current information including Bills of Materials and manufacturing documents and AutoCAD drawings
• Quantify componentry from design drawings
• Understand and complete AutoCAD drawings providing accurate, detailed and to scale drawings and plans based on designs supplied and at times make modifications to existing drawings
• Use a variety of CAD software programmes to create designs in 2D models
• Liaise with external clients where necessary to understand their design requirements
• Ensure drawings are compliant with industry and health and safety standards and protocols
• Conduct site visits and surveys when required
• Ensure Quality & Environmental systems are adhered to

The Successful Technical Project Assistant:
• Experience in AutoCAD, preferably within a manufacturing design environment
• Excellent IT skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office / Excel
• Experience of working with manufacturing systems
• Ability to read design drawings with an attention to detail and accuracy
• Ability to measure rooms/areas of work and undertake site surveys where necessary
• Full, clean, current and valid UK driving licence
• Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure
• Good organisational and time management skills in order to complete work to deadlines

Core working hours for this role are 8am – 5pm Monday-Thursday and 8am – 1pm Friday, although flexibility is required during busy periods.

Our client is offering a competitive salary up to £22,000 depending on experience, 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, free on-site parking and a contributory pension scheme.

For more information on this Technical Project Assistant role, contact us today.

Only candidates that meet the required criteria will be contacted.

LHR acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. LHR is an Equal Opportunities Employer.