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Design Drafter

Company: H.O. Bostrom Company Inc.
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Design Drafter Reports To: Engineering Manager PEOPLE MANAGER: NO JOB SUMMARY: The Design Drafter will take products from conception through final production. They will be responsible for gathering drawings and specifications, calculating material and equipment requirements and setting up production methods as well as designing new or special products. This position will provide production with modifications to the standard line of equipment, taking into consideration the established engineering specifications regarding size, capacities, performance and any other important requirements. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates degree in Mechanical Technology program or two years equivalent work experience 3 years of work experience in a manufacturing environment 3D CAD knowledge PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with SolidWorks Background knowledge in the seating industry ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Utilize Solidworks to perform applicable drafting work including layout drawings and fully detailed manufacturing drawings and specifications. Follow HO Bostrom filing and naming conventions. Perform tolerance calculations to determine required dimensional tolerances. Apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing where appropriate. Apply Statics and Strength of Material analyses to determine basic size, material, and configurations. Create Brake Press bend programs from Solidworks files using specific software. Prepare or revise Bills of Materials, and include necessary codes and links to fixtures and tooling. Work closely with Purchasing to obtain price quotes for parts. Work closely with Quality to ensure ISO 9001 requirements are achieved. Plan and execute projects ranging from minor drawing changes to designing and documenting new components and assemblies Create and maintain product documentation, including instructions used by manufacturing and/or customers, and test data & reports, in accordance with HO Bostrom filing and naming conventions. Work closely with Engineers, Sales, and Manufacturing to analyze and plan projects, while paying close attention to material and labor costs. Provide direct assistance to Manufacturing as needed. Participate in setup and testing of prototype models, assist with analyzing & reporting results, and document subsequent design changes. Complete other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to work within a cross functional team Basic knowledge of LEAN manufacturing Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time with competing priorities Basic knowledge of sheet metal, tubing, welded assemblies and molded plastics Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and ERP software Level of Independence: This position has a high degree of autonomy on a daily basis and will report to the Senior Manager Design Engineering. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 40 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. This profile provides general information about functions and principal duties of the job. It is not a detailed description of all work requirements of the job.

Keywords: H.O. Bostrom Company Inc., Waukesha , Design Drafter, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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