CAD CAM Technician



Advert ID



Sauk Rapids

Job Type




Salary Range

USD42000-50000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

St Cloud, MN - (USA) 125 33rd Avenue South MN St Cloud , MN - 56301 Phone : 320-251-1924



Job Description

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.

Job Specifications

Knowledge Required
*Proficiency with AutoCAD and Inventor 3D modeling software experience is required*Working knowledge of the cabinetry, woodworking or display fixture industries (design, fabrication or assembly) experience is essential
*Familiarity with materials and hardware for cabinetry/fixtures is essential
*MasterCAM, CAD Code or Pattern Systems software experience a plus, but not essential
*Strong command of Microsoft Office tools preferred
*Good work history demonstrating dependable performance and effective time management
*Good problem solving skills and a willingness to learn
*Ability to work efficiently with a commitment to deadlines

Skills and abilities
Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking.
*Ability to successfully interact and communicate with all organizational levels and the public.
*Demonstrate proficiency in general telephone and office etiquette and legible handwriting.
*Demonstrate ability to develop and maintain strong customer relationships.
*Ability to apply business math to manufacturing processes.
*Experienced with flat engineered wood panels preferred.
*Ability to sit at a desk for prolonged periods of time, be mobile in the work environment, and work hours requested by management
*Ability to pass a drug test.

*Self-managing; works well under little supervision.
*Highly motivated and enthusiastic.
*Good interpersonal skills and good communicator.