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CAD Industrial Designer


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is one of the world’s largest material handling companies, with a reputation for award-winning product design, advanced engineering and technology, and superior after-sale service. Crown produces a broad range of forklifts and automation and fleet management technologies that are revolutionizing the material-handling industry. More than 85 percent of Fortune 500 companies use Crown forklifts. With over 15,000 employees, 19 manufacturing facilities, and 500 retail locations across 84 countries, Crown has a vast global presence. Crown’s global headquarters is in New Bremen, Ohio USA, with regional headquarters in Australia, China, Germany and Singapore.


Job Responsibilities:


Provide Computer Aided Design (CAD) support and expertise for Industrial Design and Design Model Shop.  Develop credible CAD files that can be used for the development of design concepts, as well as final design intent to engineering and other process partners in an efficient manner.  CAD expertise includes investigation and proficiencies in the areas of traditional and additive manufacturing.


  • Industrial Design CAD Support - Collaborate with Industrial Designers to understand project scope and needs. As assigned, assist designers in creating solutions by using the best and most appropriate methods available to create 3-dimensional CAD models of appearance parts.  Correctly interpret design intent from various inputs like hand sketches for rough CAD.  Give particular attention to “A” surface geometry of CAD.  Assist Designers with CAD deliverables best suited for specific manufacturing methods.  Assist Designers with information and development of CAD related to Additive Manufacturing.  Support the organization and storage of design CAD.


  • CAD and DfAM Advancement - Self-driven to be educated with the advancements in CAD and DfAM (design for additive manufacturing).  Present to Design staff and other process partners new benefits and advancements in CAD and DfAM.  Collaborate with various project teams as assigned in the areas of CAD and DfAM.


  • Model Shop CAD Support - Collaborate with the Design Model Shop in the interpretation of design intent information in the form of prints, drawings, sketches, electronic CAD, and verbal communication.  Assist Model Shop with CAD support for model builds with manipulation of data, part break up, and or creation of new data specific to Model Shop deliverables.


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Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor degree in Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
  • 5 years of related experience (Salary will be commensurate with applicable experience)
  • Strong current NX CAD skills with complex surface experience
  • High collaborative approach with sensibilities regarding design intent and aesthetics
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with basic presentation skills
  • Ability to occasionally travel with overnight stays (0-5%)
  • Reliable transportation to travel locally between company locations during scheduled workday


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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