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CAD Technician Vacancy

Are you a super-skilled and motivated CAD technician with a passion for developing and drawing technical details? And are you looking to join a young, enthusiastic and dynamic company specializing in the development and production of patented fender systems for maritime transport? In that case, you are the person we are looking for.

We are looking for that unique person who is passionate, critical and driven. In short “The CAD technician” who is ready to join our team.

About us

Fender Innovations is a company that attaches great value to a personal approach, both to its customers and its staff. Every person is unique and we appreciate that. We have an open company culture that allows us to adjust to the unique skills of each member of staff.
Since its start in 2012, Fender Innovations has gained an excellent reputation for developing and producing super-strong, lightweight fender systems of the highest quality. Fender Innovations has seen tremendous growth ever since and built up a large and diverse international customer base, ranging from superyacht manufacturers to the largest shipbuilders in the world, often with specialist and specific requests.

Our expectations

As a CAD technician (technical draughtsperson), you will work out a wide range of projects involving fender systems for ships and other maritime applications. Frequently, this will be done on the basis of details/3D models of the ship/project provided by the customer. These fender systems may range from small workboats to large superyachts. No two projects are the same. You will be responsible for drawing/modelling/detailing the project, using Rhinoceros 7 software. You will also inform your colleagues on the shop floor about the projects you have worked out. 

Your duties include:

  • Drawing fender systems
  • Drawing the moulds for the fenders to be built
  • Contributing to the creative/development process of the fender systems
  • Drawing up and preparing calculations for quotations
  • Planning/preparing folders for the fender production
  • Checking the quality of the produced fender systems
  • Explaining your drawings to your colleagues in the production team


  • Senior vocational education in shipbuilding, mechanical engineering, construction, or similar experience
  • Ample experience in 3D drawing with Rhinoceros 7 software
  • Experience with calculating and drawing up quotations is preferred
  • An eye for quality, a sense of responsibility, accuracy, and independence
  • Thorough knowledge of technical drawings
  • A team player who communicates easily with customers, suppliers and colleagues
  • Preferably at least 3 years' experience in a similar position
  • Experience in making analytical calculations
  • A driving licence, category B minimum
  • Good command of spoken and written Dutch and/or English.
  • No 9-to-5 mentality
  • Experience in marine engineering and with AutoCAD is preferred


As a CAD technician, you need to be flexible, accurate, a team player and have good problem-solving skills. You also need to be hard-working, proactive and capable of working under pressure, be commercially aware, motivated, service-minded, have a clear sense of responsibility and good social and communication skills.

We offer:

  • A super-interesting, fun and independent job in our company
  • An enthusiastic team of colleagues and a friendly working environment
  • Plenty of scope for further development and growth
  • Varied work
  • A salary depending on your qualifications and experience
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employment of 38 hours per week
  • Daytime duty (Mon-Fri)

Employee benefits:

  • Pension accrual
  • Holiday pay
  • Travel expenses
  • Paid overtime
  • Time off in lieu
  • Christmas hamper
  • Company parties
  • Bicycle scheme

Salary: €2500 - €4750 per month, depending on your qualifications and experience.

If you are the person we are looking for, please email your covering letter and CV to:

Sylvia Ruizendaal

Chief Officer Operations
Tel:+31 631673567

Acquisition in response to these vacancies is not appreciated.

Contact Fender Innovations

Westrak 240, 1771 SV Wieringerwerf
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 22 37 64 170

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Fender Innovations B.V. is part of the Fender Innovations Group.

Fender Innovations B.V. is specialised in light weight, flexibel, tailor made fender systems and specials for fast rescue, life boat tenders and heavy duty Rib's.
Poly Marine Fender Systems B.V. is specialised in Heavy Duty fenders for crew tenders, pilot boats or specials such as shore tension.

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