Skip to content

CAD Technician

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are looking for:
A CAD Technician to generate, manage and maintain all site engineering drawings at our Cramlington site.
At Pharmaron we offer:
  • Vibrant and dynamic employment – we are a highly specialised, growth company operating in a critical sector of the economy – our future is strong and exciting!
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and yourself – our rapid growth brings greater opportunities for you to learn and grow faster!
  • A great team where we all support each other – enjoy your work – after all you spend about a third of your time here!
  • A CAD (Computer Aided Design) Certification
  • Previous experience as a CAD technician
  • Advanced knowledge of CAD and AutoCAD software.
  • Ability to read and translate blueprints and technical drawings.
  • Basic understanding of building design and mechanical processes.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or architectural studies.
  • Autodesk certified professional in AutoCAD design and drafting.
  • Autodesk Certified Professional in Civil 3D for Infrastructure Design.
Key roles and responsibilities:
  • To generate, manage and maintain all site engineering drawings
  • Ensure that the site engineering drawings are maintained in an orderly and tidy fashion. Maintain the plant zoning and other Safety & Environmental related drawings. 
  • Work closely with process, project and plant engineers to ensure that sensible priorities are set and that CAD work is completed in time to meet project plans.
  • Work with the members of all site teams to ensure that all relevant CAD drawings are modified and updated as necessary.
  • Ensure that revisions are issued to the specified locations (e.g. permit offices and emergency response files).
  • Maintain the ELDs (Electronic License Delivery) and ULDs to as built status by promptly updating them as requested by process engineers on completion of projects.
  • Audit plant ELDs and ULDs at least 4 times per year. Record and report any discrepancies and update any hand-marked changes due to minor design changes.
  • Prepare project ELDs as required by the process engineers and generate hard copy prints as requested by project engineers.
  • Maintain Maintenance Engineering drawings as required by the plant engineers.
  • Ensure that the CAD system including plotters and printers are maintained in good working order and initiate upgrades as necessary.
  • Provide assistance to all other functional departments in the procurement of engineering documentation from the site engineering archive. 
  • Ensure that a record of the official location of drawings is maintained and ensure that correct change procedures are employed when modifying drawings.
  • Identify any potential improvements in the operation and running of the Engineering Department.
Our Company: 
“We are a dynamic, fast-growing company, with an enviable reputation for leading edge science, offering contract research services to some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, solving what were believed to be unsolvable scientific challenges”.
We believe in our ability to relentlessly push forward the boundaries of scientific excellence, delivering solutions for our clients, always operating ethically and with integrity. We take pride in our professionalism and commitment to always deliver our very best work.
Our Cramlington site, just north of Newcastle, has an established history of cGMP 
manufacturing services for an array of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API), ranging from pilot scale to commercial metric ton scale. The Cramlington Site has more than 100 cubic meters reactor commercial capacity and has been inspected and approved by the MHRA, FDA and other regulatory authorities. The site operates from small scale in the laboratory through to large manufacturing scale. It also offers chemistry and analytical development service.
  • We offer a competitive salary and a progressive and comprehensive suite of employee benefits.
  • We offer state of the art working environment on site.
  • We offer the opportunity for growth and development and will support funding for relevant training and development programmes.
Why Should You Apply?
  • This is an opportunity for you as a CAD Technician professional to make a real impact in a highly scientific and regulated environment, demonstrate leadership, ambition and the desire to grow with the department.
  • Build and shape your career in an environment that sets and commits to the highest standards.
  • To be part of a team who support each other, embrace and solve technical challenges and put excellence at the heart of all that we do.
Pharmaron is a premier R&D service company supporting the life sciences industry. Founded in 2004, Pharmaron has invested in its people and facilities having established diverse drug R&D service capabilities, ranging from synthetic, medicinal, and analytical chemistry, biology, DMPK, pharmacology, drug safety assessment, radiochemistry and isotopically labelled metabolism, chemical & pharmaceutical development to clinical development.  With operations in China, US and UK staffed by over 19,000 employees, Pharmaron has an excellent track record in the delivery of R&D solutions to its partners in North America, Europe, Japan, and China.

This website is using cookies to improve your browsing experience and to enable social media functionality. By clicking “Turn cookies on”, you agree to such purposes. Read more about cookies.