CAD/CAM Engineer



Job description

This is a full-time job role for a CAD/CAM Engineer. The position involves CAD/CAM work for a variety of projects, including those for the motorsport, automotive, furniture, and artwork sectors. The general CAD tasks will involve using Geomagic DesignX, Delcam/Autodesk PowerShape, and Autodesk Fusion to carry out modelling from scratch, reverse engineering from scan data, and modification of existing models, as well as design and creation of patterns and tools/moulds from component data. CAM tasks involve using OpenMind HyperMill and Delcam/Autodesk PowerMill to create 3 axis, 3+2 axis, and 5 axis toolpaths for our Mazak and CMS CNC milling machines.

Role requirements

  • Proficient in reading, understanding, and producing technical drawings
  • Experience with PowerMill and/or HyperMill
  • Experience with programming Epoxy and Polyurethane tooling boards, as well as softer metals, such as aluminium
  • Able to listen to and follow instructions, take responsibility for their own work and provide clear instructions for CNC operators
  • Able to work well within a team and have good organisational and communication skills

Company description

Penta Patterns was established in 1985 and is located in the heart of the Midlands. They are specialist manufacturers of patterns, composite and carbon fibre moulds, components and tooling for prototype, pre-production and production in a number of industries including motorsport/automotive, defence, aerospace and luxury and bespoke artwork and design. They provide a variety of services including CAD, CAM, 5 axis CNC machining, composite components/tooling, 3D inspection/scanning, resin casting, reverse engineering, and traditional hand and bench skills.

What we offer

  • 36-hour week over 4 days
  • Option to join private healthcare scheme
  • Negotiable salary
  • Death in service insurance
  • Annual leave + bank holidays

If this sounds like the role for you, then please send your CV to or to discuss this vacancy please call 01455 890 571 and ask for Neil Walker.

Our CAD engineering team working on a project to machine a horse head.