Drafter (Sign-On Bonus Available)

Job Summary:

  • Provides drafting support to engineering, manufacturing, sales, and marketing departments.
  • Creates, documents, and maintains part and assembly drawings.

Essential Functions:

  • Designs and models products and components accurately in SolidWorks.
  • Works from written and verbal directions, sketches, and client specifications.
  • Designs and details parts, assemblies, and accessories.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and provides solutions to design problems.
  • Revises manufacturing drawings, components, and assemblies, as required.
  • Conducts shop and field tests and prepares evaluation/test reports.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains Bill of Materials/Product Structure as required.
  • Prepares assembly instructions and product manuals.
  • Works with the engineering team and plant personnel to improve the design, manufacturing, and assembly process.
  • Evaluates and update manufacturing drawings for clarity and dimensional accuracy.
  • Assists in troubleshooting and problem-solving by working directly with the design team, production supervisors/managers, and shop floor production team, as needed.
  • Travels to the project site to evaluate and troubleshoot product issues as needed.
  • Maintains constant communication with the supervisor on the status of assigned tasks.
  • Follows safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments. Performs work in a neat and orderly fashion and maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Actively participates in continuous improvement activities.

Educational Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Applied Sciences or Diploma/Certificate in Drafting preferred, or equivalent experience.

Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • Previous CAD modeling/drafting experience required.
  • High-level of proficiency in drafting in a 3D environment using SolidWorks.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes a plus.
  • Attention to detail, with strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work from engineering sketches.
  • Strong mechanical knowledge and ability with an understanding of electrical and hydraulic components and circuits.
  • Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing preferred.
  • Work effectively with limited direction as well as the ability to work in a team environment and multitask effectively.
  • Strong organizational, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform repetitive operations.
  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs frequently; occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions such as bending, walking, reaching with hands, grasping, pushing, and pulling.
  • Ability to wear PPE (personal protective equipment) as needed. Steel-toed shoes and safety glasses are required when working in the factory or testing areas.

Work Environment:

  • Environment ranges from an office environment to a manufacturing shop environment with various noise levels and temperatures ranging from hot to cold depending on seasons.
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