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Mechanical Draughtsman

by | Sep 25, 2023

Well established international product manufacturer in Linbro Park, Gauteng is looking to employ a Mech Draughtsman to join their R&D team

Job description

  • As the mechanical draughtsman, you will form part of a multidisciplinary engineering team reporting to the R&D Engineering Manager. The successful candidate for the role will have the relevant draughting qualifications experience in 3D CAD modelling and creating part drawings for fabrication.
  • As the draughtsman in the engineering team your primary focus will be on updating existing drawings with changes to suit the needs of production. It will also require re-drawing of legacy drawings that are in outdated formats. To a lesser extent, the roll will involve creating manufacturing drawings for new products.
  • The role is office bound, with minimum travel for work. Working hours are fixed, with two options available.
  • Responsibilities
  • As the Mechanical draughtsman your responsibilities will include but will not be limited to the following:
  • Updating existing sheet metal parts according to the requirements of production.
  • Ensuring that bills of materials are updated with latest drawing revisions and that suppliers have the latest files.
  • 3D printing of sheet metal parts as required for test fitment.
  • Updating and maintaining the mechanical drawings register.
  • 3D Modelling of existing machines in SolidWorks.
  • Creating or improving standard drawing procedures.
  • Rechecking and changing tolerances for existing drawings.


  • An accredited draughting qualification (Diploma).
  • Minimum 5 years’ work experience with 3D parametric software and CAD design – Ideally in a product design or production environment.
  • Sheet metal draughting design (essential)
  • Experience in managing drawing files and CAD models.
  • Own reliable transport.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and leadership traits.
  • Logical, analytical thinking. Solving problems by deductive and inductive reasoning.
  • Excellent at verbal articulation and writing skills.
  • Experience in the following will be advantageous:
  • SolidWorks
  • Experience in electrical CAD work.
  • Expert knowledge in sheet metal design and weldments. 
  • Any work in the refrigeration industry.
  • Any work in the automotive industry.


The position pays between R 18,000 to R 22,000 per month

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