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CAD Designer

Date: Nov 5, 2021

Location: ON, CA

Company: Leggett & Platt

We at Leggett & Platt Automotive are looking for a CAD Designer to join our growing Automotive Team in Windsor, ON. We are a multi-billion-dollar globally diversified company that designs and manufactures various engineered components and products. Our growing automotive business unit, which exceeds one billion dollars in sales, is comprised of four main product segments with operations on three continents. Our customers include OEM and Tier 1 automotive companies.

In this role, you will report to the CAD Manager and will be responsible for Responsible for the design, development, and application of new products and the maintenance of existing products, in accordance with the expectations of our customers and the strategies of the company, using strong engineering, technical and statistical skills. If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding opportunity to showcase your expertise, we want you!

What will you be doing?

· Producing 3D packaging studies / manipulate 3D CAD data

· To develop component and assembly drawings in CAD using applicable CAD standards

· Using engineering experience ensure parts are designed considering manufacturing and assembly feasibility

· Ability to effectively check drawings and ensure standards are met

· Responsible to ensure CAD data is released properly through Teamcenter PDM system

· Preparation of Design Specifications

· Support detailed engineering analysis using available methods (FEA, Tolerance Stack up, Packaging Studies)

· Estimate Project work time and report as required

· Attending internal/customer meetings as required, identifying design engineering requirements and processes to meet customer needs

· Carrying out final Approval of checked drawings

· To keep individual time sheet updated weekly

· To maintain customer drawing files regularly

· To make necessary prints for other departments or customers as required

· Ensure tasks are completed per established deadlines. Ensure revisions to workload are properly documented.

· Proper and complete follow through of all CAD department procedures

· Completing workload as assigned including emergency situations which come up and require extra effort in conjunction with the regular workload

· Avail themselves to necessary training

· To ensure that all drawings and/or patterns are logged. Also to ensure that it has appropriate stamp or signatures before filing and/or release

· Participates actively in the requirement to retain ISO9001, IATF16949 certifications

· Responsible for knowing and upholding the H&S Policy and for working in a safe manner and reporting all unsafe or unhealthy conditions or acts

· Participates in continuous improvement activities through the Kaizen philosophy

· Must work as a team player and maintain good employee relations

· Adheres to all Company policies and procedures

· Completes any other assignments, duties and projects that may be assigned

· Maintains confidentiality of all information received from the customer/company

We’re looking for someone with:

· Completion of community college / technician / technologist / engineer diploma

· Preference for Engineering Degree from University

· Working knowledge of applicable CAD systems and software (MIN 3-5 years’ experience)

· Experienced in CATIA V5 and Teamcenter PDM system

· More than 3 years of relative work experience

· Understanding of MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

· Well organized self-starter

· Good verbal and written communication skills

· Have the necessary computer skills to communicate with internal / external customers

Reasons you’ll love it here: Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.


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