SolidWorks Designer

Position summary

We have an immediate opening for a SolidWorks designer to develop, maintain, and automate our engineering knowledge base. The ideal candidate is a wizard with SolidWorks and fully understands automation techniques such as macro development. He or she should be curious, creative, and analytical.

Essential functions

  • Creates models of our current mechanical designs utilizing SolidWorks.
  • Participates in design reviews with the sales and manufacturing departments to improve existing assemblies and develop new ones.
  • Develops DriveWorks configuration projects to automate the creation of assemblies and prints for our manufacturing plant.
  • Generates submittals and prepares instruction manuals for the sales department.


  • Technical Capacity
  • Curious and Creative
  • Analytical Skills
  • Focused and Thorough
  • Collaboration Skills

Education/experience required

  • Associate Degree with three years of related work experience.
  • Extensive experience with SolidWorks.
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft software.
  • Ability to focus on multiple projects at once and to troubleshoot problems quickly.
  • Commitment to continuing education in computer programming (training at employer’s expense).

Equipment used

  • Personal Computer

Work environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment and requires frequent visits to the manufacturing plant. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical demands

  • This is largely a sedentary role. However, regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and move about facility.

Other duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities change with or without advance notice.