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CAD Designer 

About the Organization Grand Rapids Chair family-owned, passionate, and growing quickly. As one of America's leading providers of chairs and tables for commercial and noncommercial dining spaces, you'll find our products in multi-unit restaurants, like Wendy'sŪ and Applebee'sŪ, or in hotel, office, and university cafeterias all across North America.

At Grand Rapids Chair Company, we know that our employees have lives that extend beyond our four walls; so, we provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and opportunities to continuously learn and grow professionally and personally.

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To participate in the CAD Design initiatives. This will include all aspects of the CAD Design process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Use creativity to come up with unique CAD solutions to engineering and design problems
  • Design layouts, assemblies, and detail drawings using SolidWorks
  • Reverse engineer small assemblies and parts
  • Convert customer designs into SolidWorks CAD package
  • Communicate design concerns and status to both customers and Perception Engineering Team
  • Act as a key member of the team to include development and implementation of culture, strategy, policies, procedures, and process improvement procedures
  • Manage multiple projects at once in an organized and detailed manner
  • Utilize Microsoft Office as a project management tool
  • Create 2D drawings of 3D models
  • Utilize ERP Software (Epicor) to record and verify part numbers and assemblies.
  • Provide outsource suppliers with the correct data and file formats needed to complete and all projects

Position Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • Tooling and Manufacturing Technology Associates Degree or Certification required.
  • 2+ years of SolidWorks experience required.
  • Understanding of product development, machine design, reverse engineering and engineering support preferred
  • A collaborative partner who is capable of and willing to work with peers and company leadership to foster an organization with World Class standard operating practices and quality systems

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations – Professional Engineering(PE) License preferred.

Shift Days  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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