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CAD Designer
Lincolnshire, IL

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Posted 4/21/2021

Required Skills

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Drafting & Design with 5 years of direct CAD drafting experience with SolidWorks CAD software or equivalent 3D modeling software
  • Solid knowledge of computer drafting and design, including both 2D drafting and design and the development of 3D solid models from minimal conceptual design inputs, and experience in plastics manufacturing
  • Must have prior Solid works experience
  • Must have prior plastics design experience (injection molded, roto molded and extrusions)
  • Train less experienced CAD users as required
  • Accurately links product information ﴾product drawings or inspection criteria﴿ in Agile or other product data management software under the limited direction of an engineer
  • Prioritize work to align with the goals of the department and various project teams
  • Review personal progress within projects on a consistent basis and work to maintain timelines
  • Seek out and demand accurate inputs and produce only quality work product for your downstream customers
  • Be able to adapt and function in an environment of changing priorities often under tight time constraints
  • Maintain close contact with associated engineering groups and project teams
  • Good organizational skills, attention to detail, machine shop practices and processes, and good drafting practices and standards are required
  • Strong team focus and ability to work with others, both internal and external to the organization
  • Ability to work with and take direction from the engineering staff
  • The ability to draw detailed engineering drawings and 3D Solid Models based on concepts, sketches, and / or the limited direction from an engineer is required

Job Description

  • The CAD Designer is responsible for developing accurate and complete engineering documentation under the limited direction of an engineer
  • Create complex 3D technical models from translated surface, imported solids or Industrial Design using the SolidWorks CAD system or other CAD software with limited direction of an engineer
  • Recommends appropriate tolerances on components based on stack‐up analysis and manufacturing input under the limited direction and approval of an engineer
  • Work to minimize any design detail that may cause extra steps and add cost in the manufacturing process
  • Prepares Engineering Change Order ﴾ECO﴿ documentation that is accurate and complete under the limited direction and approval of an engineer per the corporate procedures
  • Conceptualize ideas into functional, working models based on best principles of mechanical design, manufacturing, and user interaction, with an emphasis on plastic products
  • Modify existing designs, including advanced surface modification keeping the changes constrained to the scope provided

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