CAD Designer - HVAC (UGNX)

Technology Resource Group - Novi, MI (30+ days ago)


No sponsorship is available for this position - candidate must be US Citizen or Green Card Holder.

Local candidates only, no relocation assistance is provided.

Position Summary:
The CAD Technician is responsible for drafting / handling components (3D & 2D design) for automotive HVAC modules / systems in different virtual environments. He/she generates data, manages data transfer and handles data in a PLM system. He/she works embedded in an international product design team located in the US & Germany & Asia.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Supports the identification of mech. design requirements [CAD, PLM, CAE, data transfer, design integrity, materials, tolerances, acoustics, …] submitted by the customer.

Generates / updates 3D models and prepares / updates 2D drawings of automotive HVAC systems and components in a Unigraphics NX environment.

Generates, reviews and/or maintains mech. design related project documentation: 3D, 2D, GD&T, design guidelines, product specs., BoMs, ... .

Supports / conducts CAD data analysis module and vehicle level and packaging studies.

Releases and manages CAD data (3D, 2D) to/in a PLM system (Teamcenter).

Manages transfer of CAD data from/to customers, suppliers and service providers.

Assists Product Engineering during all tooling phases (concept, build, FOT, dimensional layouts, measurement data evaluation, tuning, trouble-shooting, test fixture design).

Attends customer meetings representing the NA CAD team and to acquire project / program information.

Participates in global team meetings (web-meetings / phone conferences). Experience with working in global team environments is beneficial.

Supports cost saving activities at the component/module/system level.

Limited international and domestic travel has to be expected. The CAD Technician will have occasional customer contact, representing the Product Engineering team. Displaying a professional attitude especially in situations of high pressure as well as the ability of working independently are required capabilities of a person who fills this position.

Special Experience & Skills:
Knowledge of large injection molded plastic part design and tooling, including avoiding undercuts, slide features, drafts and parting lines is required

Experience with designing plastic parts that are over-molded with softer sealing materials or applied foam seals

Knowledge of automotive assembly and error proofing is a plus

Experience of designing plastic and metal parts in Unigraphics NX.

Experience with Teamcenter PLM system is a plus

Experience designing automotive HVAC modules is a plus, but not required Generic Experience,

Skills & Education:
Associate’s Degree or completion of a technical trade school in CAD, drafting or related field

Minimum of 5 years of experience with part modelling and detailing parts for automotive systems

Generic computer skills (standard tools)

Good communication skills and professional attitude

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