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CAD Technician, Product Design Job

DATE: Jun 23, 2019

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Design
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: No


Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!



Armstrong Commercial Ceilings is looking for a CAD Technician to support our dynamic product design team and work collaboratively to develop inspiring ceiling solutions for our customers.  The CAD Technician will be responsible for assisting in the development of new products by tackling design challenges, and by preparing detailed and accurate product drawings from preliminary concept sketches, new product development projects or business support projects. This is a hands-on job where you will collaborate with Staff and Senior Designers and Engineers to commercialize products from initial concept to production.  This role requires a motivated individual to support the product design team in providing solutions to internal and external customers by creating drawings to address complex installation details, system layouts and  product details utilizing two-dimensional and three-dimensional design software.


Key Responsibilities of the CAD Technician:

  • Creating 3D CAD models and specification drawings, documenting dimensional fit tolerances and materials specifications, and checking assembly and system relationships
  • Utilizing knowledge of engineering practices, mathematics, material sciences, and production processes to complete drawings.
  • Maintaining engineering documentation by making corrections, revisions and changes to parts and drawings
  • Collaborating closely with engineers, industrial designers, internal process partners, external customers, and suppliers
  • Providing drawings and details to customers under direct supervision and review by design leads
  • Assisting project teams with the physical assembly of prototype installations for evaluation and testing purposes


Required Qualifications of the CAD Technician:

  • Associates Degree in CAD Engineering Technology or other related field
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of CAD experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency with solid modeling using parametric 3D CAD software
  • Experience using good drafting practices and procedures
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Experience with Deadlines
  • Basic knowledge of engineering practices and manufacturing processes


Desired Qualifications of the CAD Technician:

  • Experience using Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD software
  • Experience with architect specified installed product
  • Experience developing CAD Details and Layouts related to products in different material forms, for example, sheet metal, solid wood, and veneer components


Why Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


About the Location (Lancaster, PA):

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.



Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans



Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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