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CAD Drafter


Glasgow, GLG, GB, G42 0PT

Work Arrangement:  Onsite


Waukesha Bearings are a leading designer and manufacturer of hydrodynamic fluid film bearings, active magnetic bearing systems and seals for high-performing turbomachinery and rotating equipment in oil & gas, power generation, marine and industrial markets.

Part of Dover Precision Components, we are an integrated provider of performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery.


ABOUT THE JOB: (12 Month Fixed-Term Contract)

The CAD Drafter will be responsible for the interpretation of engineering instructions and requirements in order to create detail drawings for high-tolerance mechanical component designs.

He/she will also complete part structures (BOM’s) and item specific information for accuracy of design intent and application specific information. Position requires strong knowledge of contemporary manufacturing methods and will support resolving drawing related questions during the manufacturing process. They will also participate in and contribute to process improvement and design for manufacturability activities as well as in the development and implementation of company-wide design standards and practices that reflect industry best practices and improved efficiency.



  • Mechanical or similar Design Engineering training and qualification, plus a minimum of 3 years of experience using 3D CAD modelling software to create 2D drawings for associated 3D models
  • Ideally you will be conversant with using Autodesk Inventor mechanical design software and PTC Windchill PLM software systems
  • Requires the ability to read & develop engineering design prints with geometric dimensioning and tolerances
  • A good understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Experience applying continuous improvement techniques to existing processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to create ideas and develop solutions
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills and attention to detail



  • Creation of 2D drawings for associated 3D models
  • Creation of Item and Part Structure (BOM) information within ERP system
  • Maintain 3D model and 2D drawing database within Product Data Management (PDM) system via Engineering Change Notice (ECN) process
  • Updates existing drawings to current/best manufacturing processes
  • Work closely with manufacturing personnel and engineering to ensure design requirements are met and the best manufacturing processes are used
  • Provide cross checking of drawings & guidance to other Drafters
  • Participate in and contribute to process improvement and design for manufacturability activities
  • Support engineering process development and design for manufacturability efforts through specific assignments as directed by engineering management
  • Meet on-time delivery, lead-time, and quality metrics for each assignment



Dover Precision Components ‘DPC’ (‘the Company’) is part of Dover Corporation’s (‘the Parent Company’) Pumps and Process solutions segment. DPC holds market leading positions globally and delivers performance-critical solutions across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. We design and manufacture mission-critical equipment components to deliver more affordable, cleaner energy solutions and enable manufacturers to operate more efficiently.



Dover Precision Components delivers products and services that enhance performance, improve safety, reduce carbon emissions, and accelerate clean energy adoption, through collaborative customer relationships, expert engineering, and an innovative culture. Our strong Company portfolio is comprised of long products and services offered under Cook Compression, Cook Mechanical Field Services, Waukesha Bearings, Waukesha Magnetic Bearings, Inpro/Seal, Bearings Plus, and FW Murphy Production Controls. Our global footprint reaches more than twelve locations in the Americas and more than six locations in Europe and China.



We are diligent in recognizing our employees’ needs and providing an enriching experience through professional developmental opportunities. Our authentic, collaborative company culture, combined with a competitive suite of health and welfare offerings, emulates who we are. We are Dover Precision Components, #LifeAtDPC



Dover Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $8 billion. Delivering innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services, our team of 25,000 employees are dedicated to redefining what is possible to better serve our customers. Dover Corporation is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.


*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.



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