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CAD Designer III/Supervisor-NX

Madison Heights, Michigan 48071 | Contract

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Job ID: 75663 Category: CAD Drafters

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The CAD Designer/ Designer Supervisor generates  manufacturable concept solutions for military products and providing 3-D and 2-D renderings of the preliminary design, formal design, and final design in the approved government CAD formats suitable for review and approval.  The Design Supervisor must be comfortable working with all areas comprising a vehicle (chassis, powertrain, body, electrical, etc), component functions, and be capable of intelligently defining space claims to provide vehicle harmony.

  • Design and development of products and components utilizing 3-D CAD/CAE modeling techniques.
  • Utilize and maintain master models according to standards and/or best practices.
  • Develop drawings and designs for equipment specifications, engineering notes, sketches and/or existing drawings to ensure they meet applicable standards.
  • Prepare design layouts of equipment to meet required specifications; create complex assembly, outline, align, detail and other required drawings and bills of materials.
  • Select appropriate materials in conjunction with engineering.
  • Distribute as required, engineering documentation, ECNs, drawings, and/or specifications electronically or by paper.
  • Prepare tolerance stack-ups and establish fits and tolerances consistent with sound design practice and engineering standards.
  • Check layouts, assemblies, details, bills of material and other related drawings and documents.
  • Analyze design for conformity to standard industry and engineering department practices.
  • Review design for optimum simplicity and economy of manufacture; coordinate with other designers, product engineers, purchasing, manufacturing engineering, and field service personnel.
  • Complete all CAD work required to process ECNs  including 3-D model creation / modification and any 2-D drawing creation / modification that may be required. Ensure  adherence to all CAD and drafting standards
  • Check other designer' s work during model baselining process and/or when processing ECNs to ensure that CAD and drafting standards are being followed.
  • CAD Designer 3/Design Room Supervisor works under the direct supervision of engineering team leader.

  • Associate' s Degree in Engineering, Drafting, or Machine Design or at least 15 years of CAD modeling experience.
  • Certification: Certificate in NX.
  • This position requires US or Canadian citizenship.
  • Minimal travel requirements (~10%).

Desired Skills:
  • Positive attitude, ethics and values. 
  • Works well with others within a team setting.
  • Able to communicate ideas and designs effectively.
  • Good listening skills; able to take direction from multiple sources to establish harmonious designs.
  • Expert understanding of wheeled vehicle functions and requirements.

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