Designer / Drafter

Position Summary:

Translate customer drawings and specifications to create internal job documentation including SolidWorks models, drawings, bill of materials, ERP system, and process instructions.  Communicate directly with the customer to clarify requirements, with PS DOORS personnel in Design, Engineering, Sales, Purchasing, and Production, to facilitate timely completion of projects.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Create and modify SolidWorks 3D CAD software models that will be converted to 2D approval and fabrication drawings
  • Demonstrate the 5 core values: Yes We Can, Driven to Succeed, Do the Right Thing, Deliver Value, and Win as a Team
  • Manage multiple jobs with both fluctuating and binding deadlines
  • Assist customer with installation, troubleshooting, or other product related questions
  • Conduct progress checks and provide design support during fabrication
  • Navigate within the ERP system on verifying material requirements
  • Generate work orders, router, BOM’s, and packing lists required for fabrication and shipping
  • Participate and make recommendations regarding ongoing continuous improvement
  • Provide new product or custom design recommendations to satisfy requirements brought forth by the customer, Engineer, Sales, Design Supervisor, etc.
  • Create installation drawings for custom projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have knowledge of design and drafting principles
  • CAD based drafting software
  • Ability to fluently navigate in Windows software
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects independently
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a creative approach for generating new ideas
  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in Mechanical/Architectural Drafting, Industrial Technology, Engineering or Project Management
  • SolidWorks 3D CAD experience
  • Minimum of 6 months drafting experience (may include coursework or work related experience)
  • Awareness of metal fabrication processes
  • Technical writing skills