General Summary The CAD/CAM Technician is responsible for creating product drawings based on customer concept & specification information using AutoCAD and Inventor 3D Modeling software. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Create engineered product drawings using AutoCAD and Inventor 3D Model software Produce detailed part and component assembly shop drawings to include part dimensioning, materials, hardware callouts, finishing specification, and machining and assembly requirements Create production CNC part programs utilizing AutoCAD and CNC programming software (CAD Code) Setup Bills of Materials and labor routings in an ERP software system, listing all product material requirements, labor operations for plant production, packaging and shipping requirements Participate product estimating and material purchasing may be required Communicate clearly and effectively with customers to understand their needs and turn those concepts into working drawings for customer approval. Take approved drawings and create detailed production drawings from which the product can be manufactured Produce documentation including instructions and full labeling for all parts, subassemblies, and final assembly & participate in manufacturing hand off meetings. Coordinate effectively with production team to ensure timely, accurate fabrication of customer orders. Actively participate on the production shop floor & troubleshoot variances that arise from production and engineering change orders. Developing and motivating the cost-effective alternatives and continuous improvements to production processes. Prepare material takeoffs and requisitions for purchasing. Prepare and maintain product catalogues as directed. Performs other duties as required Project Management of projects as assigned Create take-off drawings from Architectural drawings and create elevation shop approval drawings for Architects.