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CAD CAM Technician



Advert ID



Sauk Rapids

Job Type




Salary Range

USD42000-55000 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.