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CAD Designer

  • Croydon (CR0), Croydon
  • From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on level of experience


IFSE Group create exciting, innovative and versatile food and beverage facilities for projects of all sizes and all market sectors. From a single piece of equipment to a full turn-key solution, we treat every project with exactly the same care and efficiency, creating great results for our customers, our partners and our team.


Role Description
At the core of our business is our CAD design office, currently comprising of 5 operators. Company turnover is generated by our sales force team to produce high quality kitchen and restaurant design drawings and visualizations, followed up with accurate technical service drawings once an order is secured.

The Cad operator role is also required to liaise with customers, architects, designers, M&E companies as well as all other departments within IFSE (estimating; order processing; project management and admin) to provide an effective design and technical service.
Interior design work is sometimes required with preparation of proposals/mood boards for finishes and furniture for restaurant areas.
Occasional site visits to take site dimensions and gain experience will be required.


Required Skills
  • Excellent high level AutoCad and Revit skills.
  • Experience in kitchen and restaurant design with an in-depth knowledge of catering equipment procedures is highly desirable. However, a candidate with experience of working in either an architectural or contracting environment with space planning experience would be considered.
  • Good design skills and design flair are essential.
  • Good standard of technical awareness.
  • Good knowledge of latest Windows operating systems.
  • Good communication skills - the Cad Operator is an integral part of a friendly team and must be a good team player with a helpful attitude and have excellent spoken and written English.
  • Ability to produce 2d and 3d design plans from rough working drawings, with minimum input from others.
  • Ability to produce 3D Max visualisations (training given if necessary)
  • Ability to produce fully detailed M&E service drawings (following training)
  • Knowledge of general architecture building layouts.


Essential Experience
  • AutoCad
  • Microsoft Office
  • Internet proficient for uploading and downloading drawings and documents.


Desirable Experience
  • Autodesk 3DS Max
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • CRM Systems
  • Revit Software


Benefits Package

  • Salary dependent on experience and level of skills - £20k-£25k
  • Health Care (after 20 weeks service)
  • Company pension scheme with 4% company contribution.
  • Life cover amounting to 4 x salary (after 20 weeks service).
  • Paid annual leave: 25 days pro rata plus Public Holidays.
  • Following the third year of service leave increases by one day per year, up to a maximum of 30 days annual leave.
  • Bank holidays are paid in addition to the above annual leave.
  • The company pays a discretionary annual bonus (paid in December) which is related to company profits for that year.
  • There is on-site parking available and the IFSE offices are within a 5 minute walk of the Waddon Marsh tram stop.


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