Job: CAD Designer

Title CAD Designer
Categories Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain
Location Minneapolis-St. Paul
Job Information

SkyWater Search Partners is looking for a highly skilled CAD Designer for a client of ours in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. This would be a full time, permanent opportunity.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure that drawings are detailed and accurate and that the customer specifications and requirements have been correctly interpreted.
  • Provide the Sales Engineers with time estimates for design and programming to be included in quotations and in cooperation with Operations and Sales, provide estimates for set-up and run times as requested.
  • Provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range product engineering planning.
  • Directs and coordinates manufacturing or building of prototype products.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Desired Skills and Experience:


 Radan CAD/CAM Software experience highly preferred. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associate’s degree (A. A.) in an Engineering related field from two-year College or technical school; or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Prior experience in design/programming in a manufacturing environment is required.


Must be computer literate.  Working knowledge of AutoCad Rev. 14, ProE, Radan, MicroSoft Word and Excel.  Must be capable of reading and interpreting drawings and prints.  Must be detail oriented and have excellent organizational skills.  The ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload.  Good interpersonal and communication skills.  Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

Job ID# 877
About Skywater Search Partners

Start with your short list.™

Led by a group of seasoned search industry professionals, SkyWater Search Partners brings new focus to a novel concept, “short list search”.  Our purpose is to leave a lasting impression on the clients we serve by providing individuals who will make a measurable difference in their business.  We strive to consistently deliver great results to our clients in a very timely manner.

Our practice areas are led by highly experienced executive recruiters who take great care in fully understanding client requirements and candidate qualifications.

Practice Expertise:

– Accounting and Finance

– Consumer Package Goods (CPG)

– Engineering

– Human Resources (HR)

– Information Technology

– Operations

– Sales and Marketing

– Supply Chain

Founded on long-standing relationships and hundreds of successful placements throughout the Twin Cities business community, SkyWater Search Partners is a proven resource for clients and candidates looking to quickly and confidently explore their “short list” of best choices. Count on us to find the best people – and the best fit.

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