Neapco Components

CAD Designer

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Named as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States by Crain’s Fast 50 and Inc. Magazine, Neapco designs, manufactures and distributes OEM driveline products for automotive and non-automotive applications throughout the globe. To guarantee high-performance but competitively priced products, we combine low-cost sourcing of materials, innovative in-house design, efficient production and quality assurance processes with high quality people.

Neapco recognizes that our team members are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to providing them with a safe, drug-free workplace fostering respect and ethical treatment. Unlawful discrimination in employment decisions based on race, color, religion, ethnic/national origin, age, sex, veteran status, disability or any similar protected status is strictly prohibited. In return for their expertise and shared commitment to our goals, we offer our team members competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

Job Code: CAD Designer
Posted On: Friday, 25th January 2019
Location: Beatrice, Nebraska
501 Sargent Street, Beatrice, NE 68310
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Other Diploma/Certificate

Job Description:

• Operates computer-aided design (CAD) system and peripheral equipment to convert engineers’ concepts into 3D solid models and 2D detail drawings.
• Reviews engineering drawing and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards.
• Confers with engineering and design staff to determine and implement design modifications.
• Adheres to Best Practices for robust parametric 3D models and 2D detail drawings.
• Familiarity with GD&T concepts and awareness of Automotive OEM requirements.
• Assist engineers with studies, proposals, design iterations and cost improvements for current production programs and potential new business.
• Meet customer timing/delivery with 3D/2D in customer PLM systems.
• Manage models and drawings within Neapco PLM.
• Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

• Solid background in CAD techniques, including 3D solid modeling and 2D detail drawings.
• Minimum of four (4) years of experience in CAD design of automotive components.
• Familiarity with castings and forgings.
• Familiarity with GD&T concepts and awareness of automotive OEM specific requirements.
• Proficiency/Experience with Catia V5.
• Proficiency/Experience with either Ford Teamcenter.
• Awareness of Enovia V6 Designer & Engineering Central (preferred but not required).
• Familiarity with CAD concepts, practices and release procedures in the automotive manufacturing
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of applications.
• High level of initiative and work well in a team environment.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to read 2D prints and GD&T.
• Motivated, detail and goal oriented, professional.
• Ability to plan and carry out responsibilities with minimal direction.