Mechanical Draughtsperson



    Our client, a Maritime and Defence supplier is looking for a Mechanical Draughtsperson to join them on an initial 6 month contract at their site in Rugeley.

    • Due to the nature of the role, applicants must hold the Sole British Nationality and be eligible to obtain SC Clearance.
    • Hybrid working, 2-3 days a week onsite.
    • Inside IR35, in market rates.


    • Create detailed and accurate mechanical drawings for hardware projects using industry-standard CAD tools.
    • Collaborate with engineering teams to translate concepts into comprehensive technical drawings, implementing changes in line with our company change process.
    • Analyse and optimise mechanical designs for functionality, manufacturability, and efficiency.
    • Generate precise documentation to support the manufacturing process, ensuring a seamless transition from concept to reality.
    • Contribute to design reviews, providing valuable insights to enhance the quality and efficiency of mechanical drawings.
    • Select appropriate materials and finishes, considering factors such as durability, cost, and project requirements.
    • Work seamlessly within a collaborative team environment, contributing to the success of various hardware projects.
    • Embrace a variety of mechanical drafting tasks that support projects, showcasing your adaptability and versatility.
    • Participate in internal and external meetings, offering your expertise to shape the direction of our projects.
    • Maintain organised documentation in adherence to local operating procedures, implementing changes through our company change process.



    • A minimum of HNC in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
    • A collaborative mindset, thriving in an environment that values teamwork and mutual support.
    • Experience in creating detailed mechanical drawings, highlighting your attention to detail and technical proficiency.
    • Sound knowledge of industry standards and best practices in mechanical drafting.
    • Proficiency in CAD software, enabling you to excel in creating accurate and comprehensive drawings.
    • A quick learner with a flexible and adaptable approach to mechanical drafting challenges.
    • Familiarity with design reviews and the ability to contribute valuable insights to improve drawings.


    • Knowledge of materials and finishes, enhancing your ability to make informed choices in the drafting process.
    • Experience in designing mechanical components for diverse applications, showcasing your versatility.
    • Proven experience using Solidworks.