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CAD Technician - Solidworks


Newtown, RathanganKildare


Cross Agricultural Engineering Ltd.

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Job Description:

Cross Agricultural Engineering Ltd. are currently seeking a graduate design / CAD engineer.

About the Company: Cross is a leading Engineering company who specialize in the design and manufacturing of farm, biogas, commercial and food processing machinery. We offer a top of the range service as standard to all our customers, this is a result of dedicated planning and design work which will continue with the successful candidate. Currently there are 40 staff working in a state of the art factory. Cross recently expanded the engineering design facility inhouse with a purpose built design centre with 4 dedicated design workstations, each equipped with top spec hardware and a high performance network to match.

About the Job: All machines are manufactured inhouse in the Cross factory. Every machine starts in the design centre as a concept to be fleshed out and realised by the engineering team. Your job will be the continued development of the very best machines on the market, to keep Cross at the head of the pack when it comes to performance and reliability. This will involve maintaining cad data and updating workshop drawings as changes are made. Also part of this roll will be the generation of user manuals and parts books both for service technicians and end users. A successful candidate will have a strong eye for detail and the ability to problem solve, while understanding the key principals of design for manufacture. To re-cap here is what you will be doing:

Maintaining drawings and designs currently on the engineering system

Designing new machines as part of a team

Creating Parts books

Designing new components

Improving designs of components on known problem areas of machines. 

Pay: Pay will be discussed at interview stage.


CAD Design Experience or an Engineering Degree

Excellent computer literacy skills (MS Office, file management, Etc.).

Solidworks experience a distinct advantage.

Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of technical writing an advantage (Parts books, User Manuals).

Must be eligible to work in Ireland without requiring a work permit.

Must have a good knowledge of farm machinery

Knowledge of Engineering or Agricultural machinery is an advantage.

Must have experience in machinery operation.


Jason Cross 087-7381633


Permanent / Full-time

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