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Western Cape Market Related
Sector: IT / Computers / Software
Posted: Thursday, 17 February 2022

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A company providing hardware and software solutions across multiple sectors is looking for a Draughtsman to responsible for modelling in CADD (Computer-Aided Design and Drafting) in order to produce technical drawings required for manufacturing. In addition, the draughtsman will be responsible for coordinating the manufacturing process, including the management of B.O.M (Bill of Materials) and liaising with suppliers and manufacturers.


  • Prepare technical drawings for the development and manufacturing of the sample prototype
  • Source suitable suppliers and manufacturers for the development of the sample prototype
  • Coordinate and manage the manufacturing of the sample and/or products within the required timeframes
  • Coordinate the compilation of assembly guides and instruction manuals
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers, manufacturers and relevant stakeholders
  • Revise and amend drawings and models as required
  • Research, identify and implement best practice to improve effectiveness and efficiency
  • Maintain all necessary records relating to plans, drawings etc
  • Identify and escalate to management any setbacks impacting on the design or manufacturing of the project

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification essential
  • National Diploma in 3D Design or similar equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 2 years’ relevant experience
  • Computer Literate with proven CADD experience (SolidWorks experience beneficial)


  • Drawing skills beneficial
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent planning abilities and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines