Associate Design Drafter
We are looking for both entry level and associate level Design Drafters. A Brief Summary of This Position: Reads and interprets customer order information. Processes orders for production and customer submittal drawings, consistent with client standard practices, in the low to moderate range of complexity. Prepares the necessary drawings and other data for the teams, other departments and the manufacturing facilities. Interfaces, under supervision from the Division Drafting Manager/Drafting Supervisor, directly with other company departments on customer order and manufacturing problems. Limited customer contact may be required to aid the design/order process. This position reports to the Division Drafting Manager/Drafting Supervisor. This department is responsible for processing drawings for customers and the manufacturing facilities while maintaining the company objectives for quality and lead-time. This position must interact with people in all departments in order to maintain amiable and profitable relationships in inter-departmental communication. The incumbent will, with required supervision, read and interpret customer specifications, plans and other order information to determine the format required to complete customer orders. He/she will be responsible for reporting any inconsistent, conflicting or missing customer information to the Drafting Manager or a Senior Design Drafter. All Associate Design Drafter work must be checked by a Drafting Supervisor, Senior Design Drafter or Design Drafter. This position is not allowed to check any work. The incumbent shall have knowledge of departmental and company goals, policies and procedures and the product lines represented. Deviations from these shall be minimal and only when beneficial to the department, division and company. This position is important to the results of the department and the division. The incumbent is allowed to establish work routines and/or schedules, within company policies, in order to maintain efficient order flow. He/she may identify, recommend and help develop revisions to standard product designs, drafting procedures and systems to improve the department and the division. Essential Functions: Investigates and analyzes design problems Determines changes, corrections and requirements to meet project demands Makes sketches for use by other designer/drafters Interpret specifications and standards and provide information to others to ensure that customer requirements are met or improved Requisitions parts and products that are used in or interface with company products Prepares lists and quantities for use by others in purchasing function Contacts and discusses details of assignment with other engineers, production supervisors, customers and suppliers and prepares necessary sketches and drawing for use in producing manufacturing plans etc. Communicates with customers, both oral and written, to resolve specification questions in preparation of drawings Provides assistance and input on project basis to other team members in development of shop drawings Complies with Companyâ€™s attendance policy Follows prescribed safety rules and regulations Performs other essential functions as directed Important Details about the Role: Review customer contract drawings, specifications or instructions from Team members, Supervisors, Engineering, Customer Service, Sales and Marketing Manage the department backlog by monitoring order schedules, providing updates to computerized backlog and meeting â€œPromises Keptâ€ in accordance with departmental priorities Maintain required productivity output in accordance with departmental priorities Maintain required order accuracy in accordance with departmental priorities Maintain a cooperative and professional attitude in dealing with all departments of the company Maintain and update an accurate filing system of customer requirements Maintain an awareness of current Drafting policies and procedures Maintain an awareness of current manufacturing capabilities and limitations Identify, recommend and help implement changes to standard drafting procedures and systems Identify, recommend and help implement changes to standard designs to improve customer acceptance or reduce product cost Handle special assignments as requested by Division Drafting Manager/Drafting Supervisor When necessary, provide assistance to all departments in the interpretation of customer specification, manufacturing capabilities or drafting procedures Provide technical or drafting support of any department, for any project which will enhance product or company interest Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): Associates degree in a drafting related field and/or two years of drafting experience Technical skills in computer aided drafting and basic understanding of mathematics normally acquired through an Associate of Applied Science degree and/or related experience (includes Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry) A solid background in 3-D modeling techniques (Required for Utility Division) Previous PC experience a must, including basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook Demonstrated ability to read and interpret manufacturing drawings, design constraints and product requirements Ability to identify and report any inconsistent, conflicting or missing customer information to Division Drafting Manager/Drafting Supervisor or Senior Design Drafter Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment Demonstrated strong professional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills Demonstrated ability to keep a positive, professional attitude in a fast-paced environment subject to specific deadlines which must be met Must possess strong problem solving skills, with attention to detail and a number/math orientation Ability to identify, communicate and participate in process improvement opportunities aimed at reducing cost, improving efficiencies and increasing customer satisfaction. Ability to work in, and be an integral part of a team environment Excellent customer focus, including positive customer feedback Acceptable attendance and prior work record Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications: Autodesk Inventor 2013 or newer version AutoCAD 2013, Reproduction Equipment, Scientific Calculator and Drafting Equipment knowledge/experience Basic knowledge of client products is preferred
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