Lighting Applications CAD Technician

Selux UK Ltd
Near Leamington Spa
£25,000 (negotiable depending on experience and qualifications) plus benefits
09 Jan 2018
23 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Job title:                       Lighting applications technician

Department:                 Technical department

Reporting to:                Managing director

Location:                      Leamington Spa offices




For over 60 years Selux has been working in partnership with the world’s best architects and lighting designers to provide unique lighting solutions.

As part of this successful global group of companies and on completion of 6 months’ probation and training you will provide critical technical input to Selux projects supported by UK colleagues and the dedicated technical team based at our Berlin head office.

Key outputs

  • work with multi-disciplinary international project teams (sales, production, quotations, technical and finance) to develop internal and external lighting schemes to client specifications
  • interpret CAD drawings and layers, with the ability to populate layout drawings, for client submission and approval
  • build CAD schemes from a library of modular components using AutoCAD/SolidWorks
  • develop bespoke component drawings in AutoCAD/SolidWorks for local manufacture
  • liaise with third parties for provision of consultancy for stress modelling, blast modelling, photometric and EMC testing requirements on special projects
  • develop and interpret lighting calculations using Relux (training provided as required)
  • draft project/product technical specification sheets
  • develop technical Powerpoint briefings and presentations
  • effectively manage, risk assess and prioritise technical workload and customer expectations
  • ensure technical support matches the administrative commitments of the SXUK ISO9001 accreditation for design management (ie: document naming and control). Selux also employ third party support to assist in this area
  • continuously assess and improve the function so as to contribute to overall business effectiveness
  • manage your learning schedule effectively within work priorities.



  • certifications in 2D and 3D AutoCAD, SolidWorks or other design packages
  • minimum GCSE ‘C’ grade or above in mathematics, English and science/technology subjects


  • higher qualifications in a related technical/science/engineering discipline

Experience, Knowledge and Skills


  • demonstrable experience of working with 2D and 3D AutoCAD/SolidWorks
  • IT literate, with particular emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel
  • excellent interpersonal and team working skills
  • passionate about technology, design, architecture and business
  • driven to quickly learn about new software, lighting and business practise.


  • Experience in electrical engineering, design, lighting or architectural disciplines
  • willingness to travel to occasional client meetings within the UK or visits to our head offices in Berlin


  • 25 days annual leave excluding bank holidays
  • contributory pension package
  • company laptop and IPhone
  • free parking
  • child care voucher scheme
  • training provided on lighting specialisms of the role if required

Interviews will take place w/c 29 January 2018

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