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CAD / Foundry Engineer

Job Position: CAD / Foundry Engineer

DEPARTMENT: TECHNICAL

Wages: Salary | Weekends: Saturday, As Required | Shift: 1st | Reports to Technical Director

Duties, Responsibilities, and Skills

This position will report directly to the technical director but will work closely with team members throughout the company. The CAD/Foundry Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing and improving foundry manufacturing methods and processes. This position assists in maintaining and improving processes and systems that affect the quality of our cast steel products along with objectives that have a direct impact on cost and profit. A key element of the CAD/Foundry Engineer’s job is to provide support to the foundry production floor by troubleshooting problems and effecting timely solutions in order to maintain the continuity of the shop floor process flow.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operate Solidworks 3D CAD and MAGMA simulation software.
  • Design all new tooling and communicate design to vendors.
  • Develop CAD for all rigging and gating designs from internal design sketches.
  • Assist with sampling of new work and collecting documentation.
  • Build product data into Odyssey ERP software.
  • Develop process instructions, standard operating procedures, and inspection checklists.
  • Develop and track weekly metrics for the engineering team.
  • Perform dimensional inspection and complete reports, and interpret results
  • Communicate design requirements to internal engineering /sales/operations employees.
  • Interface with Sales to evaluate casting designs and provide cost estimates.
  • Interface with customers and vendors.
  • Build 3D CAD files from customer 2D drawings and rough sketches.

Additional Activities

  • Design rigging and gating designs using both traditional calculations and simulation software.
  • Defect analysis, root cause determination, and implementation of corrective action.
  • Reverse Engineering, develop CAD and drawings starting with only a finished part.
  • Quote pattern equipment, outside services, and customer castings to support sales efforts.
  • Directs and assists shop personnel as needed.
  • Participate in new product development projects.
  • Identify and implement cost reduction projects.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvement techniques

Education & Skills

  • Two years of applicable CAD experience, or recent graduate with CAD and manufacturing experience during college.
  • Manufacturing experience in the areas of molding, core room, melting, pouring and cleaning room operations would be a plus.
  • Skilled MS Office user.  Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects.
  • Experience using measurement tools; tape measure, steel rule, calipers, micrometers.
  • Experience operating simulation software is desired.
  • Experience interpreting and applying GD&T is desired.
  • Adept at systematic problem solving, collection and analysis of data, application of statistical methods, DOE, and other quality tools.
  • Must have solid communication skills, conducting themselves professionally.
  • Must have reliable attendance, willing to work flexible hours, & work well with others.
  • Must perform other duties as assigned.

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The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as assigned by their supervisor. All employees are required to follow and maintain all safety practices and procedures at all times.

Omaha Steel Castings Company reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way desired and the essential job functions may be modified to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

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By clicking “submit,” I hereby affirm that the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that misleading or false statements will constitute as sufficient cause for refusal of hire or as a termination of my employment, even if discovered at a later date. I understand that neither the acceptance of this application nor the subsequent entry into any employment relationship with Omaha Steel Castings Company (OSCC) creates an actual or implied contract of employment. I understand if I accept employment with OSCC that it will be on an at-will basis. This means that either OSCC or I have the right to terminate any employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause.

I understand and agree to submit to drug and alcohol testing before any official employment offer is given to me. I release OSCC and its employees, plus other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising out of or related in any way to such testing. I also authorize OSCC to investigate information concerning my education, employment history and all other aspects of my background relevant to my proposed employment. This includes being subject to a thorough background check. I release OSCC, plus any other persons or companies, from any and all liability arising from such investigation.

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