Mechanical Draughtsman

Location Kettering
Job Type Contract
Salary £35 - 40 per hour contract extension
Reference 134254/610/swc

We are now recruiting on behalf of our client for a Mechanical Draughtsman with an immediate start

Mechanical Draughtsman

AutoCAD & Inventor –Machinery guarding systems

Solid understanding of safety standards (Specially 13857)

Based in Kettering – 6 Month Contract

£35 - £40 per hour, Ltd Company, Outside IR35

The role of Mechanical Draughtsman will involve:

  • Creating and upgrading machinery guarding systems
  • Drawing up proposals and producing detailed fabrication drawings.
  • The role will be 70% spent on site performing surveys and gathering information for documentation.
  • Develop and upgrade machinery guarding systems for food and beverage machinery.
  • Produce detailed drawings for fabrication, including general assembly and more detailed scaled drawings.
  • Create and modify Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Conduct health and safety audits and implement improvements based on findings.
  • Collaborate with auditors, referral partners, operators, and business units to develop and refine guarding proposals.
  • Ensure compliance with safety standards, specifically understanding and applying principles from standard 13857.
  • Communicate effectively with operators and engineering teams to ensure the guarding systems meet operational needs.
  • Use Inventor for creating 3D models and AutoCAD for 2D drawings as required.

The Mechanical Draughtsman will need to have the following experience:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD for 2D drafting
  • Experience in machinery guarding and understanding of safety standards (specifically 13857).
  • Ability to create detailed fabrication drawings and general assembly drawings.
  • Previous experience in the food and beverage industry is advantageous.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role is preferred
  • Open to other industries if they have experience within machinery guarding and pipework

The benefits of this contract are:

  • Working hybrid
  • Long contract with extension potential
  • Well known establish company
  • Competitive rate

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