Even if you have not previously been aware of the Winterhalter name: it’s almost certain that we have come into contact before now. In the hotel on your last holiday. In the restaurant around the corner. In a bar, the cafeteria, the student canteen or perhaps at the football stadium.

We are Winterhalter, the warewashing specialist from Meckenbeuren. With around 1,700 employees at over 40 locations worldwide, we are one of the market leaders in commercial kitchen technology. Every day our employees work to achieve the perfect wash results. Exploring new avenues. Setting market standards and enthusing our customers.

Join us in shaping the future as

Apprentice CAD Project Designer


Winterhalter are currently recruiting for an Apprentice CAD Project Designer. You will be responsible for providing accurate CAD Drawings of proposed warewash systems to customers, BDMs and internally. Supporting the design department with day to day quotations, tenders and customer enquiries. Apply now for this fantastic position!


  • Working closely with the Design Department Manager internally as well as building and maintaining working relationships with Business Development Managers, suppliers, head office and affiliate companies.
  • Working environment will be mainly office based however there will be opportunities to visit sites and develop your skills.
  • Develop sketch designs or text specification into professional CAD drawings which are accurate for manufacturing of bespoke items.
  • Working with BDMs and clients to perfect the proposed layout for their site.
  • Provide detailed quotations of drawings and requested specifications fit to be ordered and manufactured.
  • Handle the income of Tender documents and produce drawings and quotations for Design Consultants and Kitchen House Distributors.
  • Confidence to view other drawings and develop them to professional designs.
  • Maintain clean workspace
  • Developing the CAD Library keeping information relevant and up to date.
  • Managing any enquiries in regards to Revit Models and 3D Blocks.
  • Internal enquires to improve products or find a creative solution.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Able to manage time and work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Able to manage the demands of numerous tasks
  • Mature attitude to the working environment, including good telephone mannerisms.


  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Customer focused
  • AutoCAD 2D (desirable)
  • Inventor (desirable)
  • SAP (desirable)
  • GCSE / Higher Education qualifications


  • Any CAD qualifications
  • Inventor
  • SAP

Winterhalter are a growing business and this is an established role. We view this opportunity as the beginning of a long term career path and fully anticipate the right applicant transitioning into a full time role as CAD Project Designer or similar on completion of their Apprenticeship. As an Apprentice you will be able to apply for the NUS Apprentice extra card. This will allow you to gain discounts on food, travel and on over 200 online and high street retailers.

Exploring new avenues. Helping to shape the market. Enthusing customers.
Sound good? Apply directly through the MK College website here.

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