Designer/Drafter, 1st Shift

Date: Oct 7, 2021

LOCATION: South Deerfield, MA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.


Performs diversified computer-aided design/drafting duties working from sketches and concepts to prepare drawings and Bill of Materials, and other similar duties necessary for the development and fulfillment of customer orders. 



· Works from a variety of specific project assignments requiring independent work and/or specific elements of difficult projects to assist Engineers in designing and drawing custom designs and products.

· Receives and discusses projects with assigned Engineer. Measures customer equipment with basic measurement devices. 

- Works from rough customer and/or internal sketches, verbal descriptions. Generates CAD drawings with details as appropriate. Reviews and verifies detail with the Project Engineer; makes modifications and changes based upon detail      review.

· Develops designs based on input from external customers from both customer supplied models and/or customer supplied written specifications.

· Develops Bill of Materials as part of the process.

· Identifies unique components for purchase and custom-made components for procurement internally and/or externally.

· Discusses with Project Engineer and customer as appropriate and incorporates agreed-to changes into design/detail.

· Discusses with Engineering unique components with internal and external sources such as mold maker to ensure process continues in efficient manner. Works with external vendors to ensure unique components are purchased and/or        custom made as needed.

· Works with production personnel as needed to ensure internal process control and meeting of customer requirements.

· Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement.

· Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.

· Performs additional duties as assigned.


WHAT YOU'LL NEED:                                           

Associates degree, Technical Certificate or equivalent experience.
3-4 years’ experience; minimum 1 year as drafter.
Must be fluent in modeling and MRP. 


· Solid Edge/SAP experience.


· Actively supports and complies with Pelican’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.

· Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.

· Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.

· Must be flexible regarding working hours and overtime. Must be able to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.

· Must be able to operate in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

- Must be able and willing to travel occasionally on an as-needed basis.


· While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).

· Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

· This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA

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