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Senior CAD Designer

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Daniel Billington
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 09 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82214_1711617232

If you are a Design Engineer with steelwork, structures, or large-scale sheet metal design and the like and you are able to get to Barrow-in-Furness at least a few times per fortnight, please apply below for mutliple roles available with a global leader in Defence.

The Role

  • Working in the Hull & Outfit team, you have the opportunity to enhance your design skills, getting involved in the design and production of the 3D model of the whole boat primary structure
  • This includes the shell plate / stiffening, all steelwork decks, bulkheads, and compartmentation as well as major castings, Seating and Mounting arrangements, Penetrations, Component parts & Production aids
  • You will also gain experience in producing 2D drawing outputs to support the manufacturing and production teams in product build and delivery of our World Class Submarines
  • Collaborating as a team, where you can learn from others, share best practice and improve our product and design to ensure we are meeting the clients expectations


  • Previous experience within a design role with a background from a high hazard industry such as Civil, Structures, Marine, Oil & Gas Environment / background
  • Ability to use CAD Packages, particularly FORAN, NX and / or Solidworks
  • Specialists in techniques, processes and tools for large scale detailed designs of platforms, assemblies, systems and equipment installation

There are multiple positions available so please feel free to enquire even if your experience isn't a 100% match, or if you know someone else who might be interested please encourage them to apply

*** Please note this roles require UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***