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IMI Precision Engineering CAD Designer in University Park, Illinois

Bimba, part of IMI Precision Engineering, is a forward-thinking innovator providing industry-leading pneumatic, hydraulic and electric motion solutions that are easy to use, reliable and ready for all engineering solutions. We are a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment. As a business we aim to understand our customers’ challenges. We then connect our products, people and expertise in order to deliver exceptional service and solutions. We call this Engineering GREAT, and we deliver it to customers through a world-class portfolio of high performance products, through close partnerships and problem-solving, and through a global network of support which ensures reliable local delivery, all over the world.


The CAD Designer will perform duties to provide design/drafting support to the Engineering Department in the development and revision of the company product lines and custom products to meet customer requirements. Position requires higher level of knowledge and design experience than a Drafter, including strong SolidWorks knowledge .


Some responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for performing complex design assignments from rough sketches, schematics, and verbal instructions using Computer Aided Design (CAD) equipment.

  • Create and maintain ERP configurators for standard product.

  • Order processing. Clarify any incomplete, conflicting, and/or inaccurate information with the appropriate person.

  • Preparing assembly and detail drawings from engineer instructions or mark-ups, perform pre-approved revisions to existing product detail and assembly drawings, and perform layout drafting.

  • Design of special products that are simple deviations of standard catalog options under engineering guidance/supervision.


What we require:

  • Associate degree with mechanical design focus and 5 years of drafting/design experience using SolidWorks; or 10 years of drafting/design work experience using SolidWorks in a manufacturing environment, with a strong design focus.

  • Proficiency in SolidWorks and AutoCAD Inventor a must (candidates may be required to take a drawing visualization test).

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent office computer proficiency within Word, Excel, Outlook

  • Personal traits should include self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision, multi-tasker, and organized

  • Ability to interact successfully with all levels of staff and work as a team member with clients and vendors.

  • Open to change; receptive to new ideas and concepts.

  • Problem Solving.

  • TQM/Continuous Improvement

  • Safety

  • Process/Product Knowledge

  • Communication

We are an EEO Employer

Job ID 2019-31918

# of Openings 1

Category Engineering

Platform IMI Precision Engineering