Mechanical CAD Designer (IR35 Determination – out of scope) – Reading, Berkshire

Mechanical CAD Designer (IR35 Determination – out of scope)

Morgan Sindall Group PLC

Reading, Berkshire



The Opportunity

Based onsite with our client in Reading, reporting to the PP&E CAD Manager, you will provide a CAD based design service supporting the Manufacturing Engineers, Operational Facilities, Production Agencies and/or Programmes across the company, in the provision of tooling and equipment that meets the needs of  manufacturing processes within delegated areas of responsibility. 

Having proven product design experience; preferably in a production support area including the generation/ modification of design documentation packages including supporting calculations and reports as well as practical experience of machine tools, production activities and processes; you will ensure that the design, procurement, prove-out and operation of tooling  and equipment is safe, cost effective, maintainable, controlled and configured per company standards, the Manufacturing Authority procedures and current legislation


Key Responsibilities

Ensuring that all technical aspects of new and current tooling and equipment within 
designated area of responsibility are available and underwritten, including but not 
limited to:

  • Design of equipment utilising Autodesk Inventor software
  • Presentation of the design at process and/ or design reviews
  • Production (or management of the production) of all Technical Product Specifications in support of the design (drawings, specifications, MI’s etc)
  • Manage the modification of existing tooling and equipment as required in  accordance with MFG 1168 including the preparation and maintenance of  CAN’s
  • Produce and maintain Design History Files utilising EDMS
  • Prove out the tool or equipment in conjunction with the ME
  • Assist the ME in the commissioning of the tool or equipment
  • To ensure responsibilities are understood and applied with regard to the  Company’s Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards
  • To safeguard Company information and assets from unauthorised access or disclosure, reporting security breaches and apply security at all times



  • HNC or equivalent in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, with anEngineering Apprenticeship or recognised formal training in mechanical engineering
  • Working knowledge of CAD techniques, preferably Autodesk Inventor software
  • A good knowledge of Manufacturing Techniques and Processes
  • A good knowledge of Product Definition (Drawing) Standards
  • UK Health and Safety Legislation and quality Standards and Procedures
  • Configuration Management
  • Understanding the Product Lifecycle Management of data (PLM)


About BakerHicks

Ireland’s largest hospital. Europe’s most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.


Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.



Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, you’ll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.


Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:


  • Company car or cash allowance
  • Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
  • Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee assistance
  • Professional development 



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