Mechanical Design Draughtsperson

At CF Fertilisers UK Ltd, we produce market-leading premier fertilisers that farmers rely on to optimise crop performance and yields. As well as being the leading supplier of Nitrogen, manufacturing Ammonium Nitrate and True Granular Compound Fertiliser, we also provide process chemicals and utilities.

The role of a Mechanical Design Draughtsperson is to provide engineering designs, maintain site records and provide support for the safe, efficient and reliable operation of the chemical process plants at the Ince site.

Business Area
Full Time
LinkedIn job title
Mechancial Draughtsperson
Ince, Chester

In this role you will be accountable for....

  • To design small projects and plant modifications including producing the following drawings on Autocad: plant layouts, engineering flow diagrams, piping general arrangements and isometric drawings.
  • To provide scopes of work for projects and plant modifications.
  • To site survey and measure existing plant.
  • Liaise with and support site engineering and maintenance teams.
  • To work accurately and effectively meeting given deadlines.
  • To check other designers and contractors work.
  • Maintain site records and drawings.
  • To work safely to safeguard themselves and colleagues in the workplace.


The sills, experience and qualifications we are looking for...


  • The candidate will be a Mechanical Maintenance Technician or Design Draughtsperson with experience of working within a chemical or similar industrial environment.
  • An appreciation of large scale petrochemical processes.

Skills and competencies

  • Detailed knowledge of high pressure / temperature piping systems designed in accordance with ASME codes.
  • Strong computer skills including Autocad, Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Appreciation of ASME & PD5500 pressure vessel codes.
  • Appreciation of mechanical handling equipment and systems, e.g. conveyors and elevators.
  • Experience of Cadworx 3D software would be advantageous.


  • Applicants will have, as a minimum, HNC or equivalent qualification in Mechanical Engineering.

In return we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holidays
  • Excellent bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme coupled with life assurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Training and career development
  • Free parking

At CF our values are the foundation of everything we do, guiding us to work safely, efficiently, collaboratively and with an eye toward the future. We need dedicated and driven people who are committed to getting it right, doing it well, executing as a team and taking a long term view with a never-ending desire to learn, improve and contribute. Join our diverse and talented team and you’ll enjoy opportunities to really take your career places.

Please advise the Recruitment team should you require any reasonable adjustments to take part in the recruitment process, so that we can remove any barriers during the process.