The Sr CAD Designer will support the design, development, and deployment of a new light electric vehicles parts, assemblies, systems, and top level vehicle. The successful candidate will first be involved in the 3D design and 2D specification of new all electric low speed vehicle. The position will involve a challenging mix of mechanical design of vehicle systems ranging from frame and suspension to interior and exterior.
The role will also include creating and managing a file structure to organize designs and revisions. They will work cross-functionally between engineering, operations quality assurance and customer programs to bring innovative systems to life. The position will be a mentor and technical resource to less experienced designers and engineers.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
5+ years of experience developing and maintaining mechanical parts & assemblies
5+ years of experience with Solidworks
5+ years of experience with 2D and 3D design
Experience with 3D scanning and model creation from scans
Experience with new product development
Experience with hand tools and vehicles
Ok with 10% travel
AS Degree or equivalent experience
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
Experience designing chassis for automotive or off road vehicles
Experience with parts fabrication
Experience with design including welding, metal work, or putting frames together
Experience with Solidworks PDM, Geomagic or Adobe Illustrator