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Graduate CAD Technician

Placement at ScotGrad

Graduate CAD Technician

Placement at ScotGrad

  • LocationCoatbridge, UK
  • Position levelPlacement
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 11 Oct, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date: 12 Nov, 2018
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • Competitive£ 22,000.0 per year

Placement summary

Angus Dundee Distillers are recruiting for a talented graduate for a 12 month placement which will see you supporting various site developments by providing technical CAD drawings and process control diagrams. This is a superb opportunity to enhance your existing skills and get involved in a project which is crucial to our future growth plans. The role will be based in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire.

Job description

Project Description

To support ongoing development plans, you will be tasked with providing CAD support for the installation of a new bottle filling line and the relocation of an existing bottle filling line.

In addition, you will also work with one of our distilleries, where a visitor centre is to be built, alongside the installation of a new Gin Still. This will require various drawings for consideration by the project team. This is a significant development for the business, with extensive investment being made to what will be our first visitor centre.

There is also an ongoing requirement to provide CAD support for completing pipeline and instrumentation diagrams, updating existing ones (as part of our change management procedure) and to provide hazardous area classification drawings to meet our legal obligations with the HSE and SEPA. This will also include the distilleries as well as the Coatbridge bottling and maturation site.

Placement Objectives

You will deploy your recently acquired CAD skills, knowledge and expertise to support a number of new development initiatives across our business.

Role Description

Main tasks:

  • Work with the site's teams and Management with ongoing infrastructure developments
  • Create a database of drawings and diagrams using site document control procedures
  • Create, manage, update and control all site drawings, process control diagrams, process flow diagrams and asset records
  • Audit existing drawings and amend as necessary
  • Where necessary liaise with contractors and assist with installation oversight


You will be HND or degree qualified, in either a science, engineering or technical drawing discipline.

Skills / Experience

Essential Skills

  • Proficient in the use of CAD
  • A firm interest in Engineering or Chemical Engineering
  • Excellent personal management skills
  • Project management capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • First-class IT skills

Desirable Skills

  • Previous experience of a similar role, either during or post-study


Placement benefits

As part of your ScotGrad placement, you will be able to participate in a couple of training courses mainly online, and one classroom based. The courses are themed around environmental management and quality standards and will provide you with knowledge and skills which will enhance your current and future skills.

ScotGrad placements also offer a unique opportunity to connect with a vast network of graduates and ScotGrad alumni. All graduates appointed through the programme are encouraged to make use of the ScotGrad LinkedIn group to communicate with other ScotGrad participants, learn about any professional development opportunities and build up a professional network.

Additional information

Location: Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire

Planned interview date: TBC

Preferred start date: 12th November 2018

Company information

Angus Dundee Distillers has over 60 years experience of distilling, bottling and exporting Scotch Whisky products and other spirits around the world.

Our success is based on tailoring product specifications to meet customers' requirements, providing rapid response to customers' needs and expectations, anywhere in the world, and supplying excellent products at competitive prices.

Our goal is to provide our customers with the products they want, when they want them, at the right price and quality. Angus Dundee speaks your language; our multilingual staff are on hand to respond to orders or enquiries quickly and efficiently.

Our Scotch Whisky is sold in blended, deluxe blended, single malt, blended malt and single cask varieties. We supply whisky in bulk for local bottling.

We export our whiskies to more than 70 countries around the world.

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