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CAD Technician / Project Assistant

£25,000 - £35,000
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Do you want to work for a progressive and growing local business that really values your fresh ideas and knowledge of furniture making?  If so, read on, we may have just what you’re looking for!

CAD Technician / Project Assistant

Amersham, Buckinghamshire

£25,000 - £35,000 Depending on experience plus benefits

Full Time, Permanent

At Furniture by Martin, we are excited to be recruiting a CAD Technician & Project Assistant to join our office team in Amersham. Our business is growing rapidly and to help support this next stage of our growth, we are seeking a creative and organised individual with ideas and passion for furniture making. Reporting to the lead Project Manager, you will work alongside Project Managers, Workshop Management, Sales & Marketing and the Managing Director.

Who we are looking for:

To be successful in this role we are looking for someone who enjoys the variety of work that comes with being part of a local small business and wants to be part of a culture that values diversity and encourages new ideas.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Experienced with 2-3 years knowledge of furniture manufacturing
  • Thinks in 3D with a manufacturing view point
  • A big fan of AutoCAD/Cabinet Vision or experienced in CAD software and keen to expand these skills
  • Happy to expand into project management and open to new ideas
  • Open to using a modern ERP system for production and set up
  • Able to oversee and liaise on multiple projects at the same time
  • Positive and with a willingness to learn
  • Confident in decision making and using own initiative
  • Nimble with changing priorities
  • Keen to be an active part of our teamwork and assist where needed

Responsibilities of the CAD Technician / Project Assistant role will include:

  • Taking briefs and ideas from clients/designers and producing detailed working drawings
  • Working with approved drawings to create annotated production drawings
  • Liaising closely with the Project Managers and Production Manager to establish cost effective and efficient ways to manufacture within budget and to specification
  • Scheduling handover meetings with the Production Manager and cabinet makers, provide on-going support
  • Delivering the work in a timely manner and within budget
  • Supporting the Lead Project Manager in every aspect of the project lifecycle
  • Assist with any ad hoc tasks as and when required


As well as a great competitive base salary, Furniture by Martin is offering:

  • Company pension
  • 20 day holidays plus 8 bank holidays)
  • A fantastic working environment and a team pooch to fuss over!

How to apply for the CAD Technician / Project Assistant role:

If you have the skills and experience required for CAD Technician / Project Assistant job, just click “apply” today and watch out for an email giving you more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any other supporting documents you may have.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

Other suitable skills and experience includes: Furniture Maker, Cabinet maker, Joiner, Furniture Assembler, Furniture fitter, Carpenters, Furniture Designer