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CAD Technician


CAD Technician

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an CAD Technician to join ECU Testing Ltd based in Heanor, Derbyshire. You will be working as part of our research and development team and be responsible for accurate technical CAD drawings of vehicle wiring structures. As part of a growing company and well established team you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge base.  

We offer a competitive salary of £17,500 - £25,000 per annum (depending on skills and experience) plus a range of benefits including 32 days holiday per annum inclusive of bank holidays, access to fully equipped Company gym, annual Company team- building days out (Paintballing, racing etc.), all-inclusive Christmas Party at a top event, paid break times, fully equipped kitchen and break-room facilities (with Driving/Gaming simulators) and very good in-house career development opportunities.
About ECU Testing Ltd.

ECU Testing Ltd is a market leader in automotive control unit remanufacturing. We develop ECU (Electronic Control Unit) remanufacturing solutions for Engine Management, Transmission, Anti-Lock Braking, Electric power steering, instrumentation and comfort control systems for the automotive aftermarket.

ECU Testing Ltd is an established Company experiencing rapid growth, recently moved into a new 30,000 sq ft facility located within Heanor Gate Industrial Park, nestled right on the edge of the historic and beautiful Shipley Country Park.

The Candidate.
The successful candidate will have previous experience in 2D technical drawing, will be highly motivated, organised, have excellent time management and be able to use their own initiative. You will have a keen eye for detail and be technical minded.

Key skills & experience:

  • Ability to mange time and meet deadlines
  • Well organised
  • Mechanical and technical minded
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Creative
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • 2D technical drawing experience 
  • A logical approach to design and problem solving

Nice to have’s:

  • Experience in electronic schematic/wiring diagram drawings
  • Experience using smartdraw or similar
  • Experience of 3D Modelling using solidworks/AutoCAD or similar
  • Experience with vehicle maintenance and reverse engineering    
  • Understanding of vehicle operations and wiring diagrams
  • Experience and understanding of electronic hardware and testing


This role has the following perks:

  • Fully air conditioned, open plan office
  • Quiet rooms available when desired
  • 32 days paid holiday per annum
  • Birthday bonus plus chocolates, card and a bottle of Champaign
  • Free takeaway meal every Friday
  • Paid break times
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Break-room with TV, games, sofas and phone charging points
  • Personal locker
  • Recreation facilities (full VR driving/gaming simulators)
  • Access and use of a fully equipped, professional level company Gym
  • On-site parking
  • Prime location for Shipley Country Park & visitors centre
  • Yearly team building days (paintballing, racing etc.)
  • A generous all-inclusive Christmas party at a top themed event

Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 6:30am to 3:00pm. Occasional overtime/out of hours work will be required.

Please apply online to be considered for this role.