Unity Doors is a specialist in the design, manufacture and supply of Timber and Composite doorsets. We are recruiting for a CAD Technician to join our Leicester JCK Joinery team.

Essential details

  • Reporting to: Managing Director / Commercial Office Manager
  • Location: Leicester site
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary: Dependent on experience – range £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
  • Benefits: Up to 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, life assurance, EAP scheme, retail discount scheme, discount on products

We’re looking to appoint someone as soon as possible, so please forward cv’s to olivertownsend@unitydoors.com stating your salary expectation, notice period and of course highlighting your strengths.  

    Key Responsibilities

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Produce all CAD drawings for timber door sets and associated products
    • Produce Cutting Lists for shopfloor production
    • Maintain the product specifications and drawings on ERP system, Joinerysoft
    • Provide support with programming of CNC machine for new specifications
    • Provide technical assistance on timber door sets to all customers – Architects, Main and sub-contractors, Local Authorities, Engineers – by phone and email
    • Active involvement in new and existing product development including fire door and security testing programmes
    • Administer and develop technical information such as thermal UV calculations
    • Ensure all technical filing is completed and easy to access (hard copy, digital, reference literature)
    • Provide assistance to the Commercial Office Manager and Directors with any ad-hoc technical duties or projects

      Must have Skills, abilities & Characteristics

      • Significant experience in a similar CAD role, ideally within a construction-related product or systems environment
      • CAD skills (2D and 3D), ideally to include AutoCAD based software
      • Experience in manufacturing of building / construction products and systems – ideally timber joinery
      • Focused on providing excellent customer service
      • Must have a practical and logical approach to work
      • Able to present a calm and ‘can do’ attitude
      • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
      • Confident IT user with experience in reporting and analysis


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