Are you a skilled CAD professional looking for a leadership opportunity? Do you excel at managing projects and people while still having a passion for hands-on woodworking projects? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
$70,000 - $90,000 a year (based on experience and capabilities) - Full-time
Our ideal candidate is someone who:
Has over 5 years of experience in the exhibit or woodworking industry
Is proficient in Autodesk Inventor and the Woodwork for Inventor program
Values a workplace that empowers team members to make decisions and take ownership
Is passionate about continuous growth and becoming the best at what they do
Finds motivation and purpose in contributing to something greater than themselves
Required experience and education:
Minimum 5 years of experience using AutoCAD and any similar CAD drafting/modeling software
Minumum 5 years of experience in woodworking
High school diploma or GED
At Color-Ad, Inc., we are a dynamic and innovative custom exhibit and sign fabrication company dedicated to delivering top-tier solutions to our clients. Our products include interpretive and interactive museum exhibits, environmental graphics, branded environments, and large-scale wayfinding signage programs. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a CAD Department Working Supervisor to join our team.
Role and Responsibilities:
As the CAD Department Working Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in both project execution and team management. Your responsibilities will include:
Creating detailed and accurate fabrication drawings for shop floor production.
Creating detailed and accurate 2D and 3D CAD models of components, assemblies, and structures.
Leading a team of two CAD detailers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to ensure the team's success.
Managing and completing fabrication drawing assignments, demonstrating your expertise in CAD software and woodworking principles.
Analyzing the workload and effectively distributing assignments to team members based on their strengths and workload capacity.
Collaborating with project managers and clients to understand project requirements and expectations.
Setting and communicating realistic project timelines, considering factors such as complexity, resources, and deadlines.
Monitoring project progress, ensuring quality standards are met, and adjusting strategies as needed to meet project goals.
Troubleshooting technical challenges and providing innovative solutions to design and engineering issues.
Maintaining a positive and collaborative work environment, fostering teamwork and open communication within the CAD department.
Upholding and promoting company standards and values in all interactions and deliverables.
To be successful in this role, you should possess:
Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., AutoCAD, SolidWorks, **Autodesk Inventor is preferred**, etc.) and a strong background in technical design.
Experience in woodworking principles and fabrication.
Prior experience in a leadership or supervisory role, showcasing your ability to manage a team effectively.
Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize assignments, allocate resources, and set achievable goals.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, enabling you to interact with team members, clients, and stakeholders.
Problem-solving aptitude and a creative mindset to address design challenges.
Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining high-quality standards in both design work and team output.
A proactive attitude, adaptability to changing project demands, and a willingness to take ownership of projects.
A degree in engineering, wood technology, or equivalent work experience.
What We Offer:
We offer a competitive compensation package, including a starting salary that falls within the range of 70k to 90k (depending on your background and experience in the industry), benefits (401(k), paid holidays and leave time, health/dental/life/short-term/long-term disability insurances) and opportunities for professional development. You'll have the chance to work in a collaborative and forward-thinking environment, contributing to impactful projects and providing leadership.
If you are ready to take your CAD expertise to the next level by leading a team while continuing to hone your engineering skills, we encourage you to apply.
Join us at Color-Ad, Inc. and make a significant impact as our CAD Department Working Supervisor! Your leadership and technical skills will contribute to our success as we continue to strive for greatness. Apply today!
Color-Ad is an Affirmative Action - Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Color-Ad is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and we strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.