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CAD Drafter Job

DATE: Jun 28, 2019

LOCATION: Montreal, Quebec, CA

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Design
Primary Location: Montreal, Quebec
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 World Industries (AWI) cherche actuellement un dessinateur CAD pour joindre son équipe de conception à Montréal, QC. Le dessinateur sera principalement chargé de réaliser les dessins de conception et de fabrication des produits liés aux exigences de projet personnalisé, selon la capacité de production.



Responsabilités du dessinateur:

  • Réaliser des dessins de fabrication selon les normes requises en utilisant les logiciels de conception 2D et 3D SolidWorks et AutoCad;
  • Créer des dessins techniques de fabrication précis et clairs;
  • Corriger, si nécessaire, les différents problèmes de conception / dessins avant de transmettre les documents finaux pour la production;
  • Sur demande et au besoin, conceptualiser de nouveaux produits de plafond conformément aux exigences des projets sur mesure;
  • Fournir des recommandations de conception qui répondent aux demandes des clients;
  • Soutien technique en matière d'outillage et de capacité d'équipement pour l'intégration de nouveaux  produits;
  • Participer activement à la conception de matrices et poinçons pour l'intégration des produit;
  • Préparer des informations techniques connexes; produire les documents requis tels que les dessins d'assemblage de fabrication, les listes manufacturières détaillées et les lots de travaux de production;
  • Supporter le personnel de production pour résoudre les problèmes associés au design des produits pour en faciliter les opérations de production;
  • Optimisation dans l’utilisation de SolidWorks et AutoCAD.


Formation académique et connaissances requises :

  • Diplôme collégial (CEGEP) en conception architecturale, dessins industriels ou de génie mécanique
  • 3 + ans d’expérience comme concepteur/dessinateur
  • Solide expérience pratique avec SolidWorks afin d’inclure le module tôlerie
  • Expérience pratique solide avec AutoCAD 2D & 3D
  • Connaissance des logiciels MS Office
  • Bilingue parlé et écrit


Qualifications souhaitables :

  • Expérience en conception et dessins au sein de l’industrie de la tôlerie
  • Connaissance des outils de conception pour les produits de métal





Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is currently seeking a CAD Drafter to join our Design team in Montreal, QC. The CAD Drafter will mainly be responsible for carrying out the design and manufacturing drawings of products related to custom project requirements and according to the production capability.  


Responsibilities of the CAD Drafter:

  • Perform manufacturing drawings to required standards using 2D and 3D design software (SolidWorks and AutoCAD)
  • Create accurate and clear manufacturing technical drawings;
  • Correct various design / drawings problems before transmitting final documents in production
  • Conceptualize new ceiling products per custom projects requirements
  • Provide design recommendations to meet customer’s inquiries
  • Provide technical support in tooling and equipment capability for product design integration
  • Contribute in dies and punches design for product integration
  • Prepare related technical information and produce documents such as fabrication assembly drawings, detailed manufacturing listings, and production work packages
  • Collaborate with production to resolve issues for product improvement and optimization
  • Oversee optimization of SolidWorks and AutoCAD usage


Required Qualifications and Education of the CAD Drafter:

  • College Degree (CEGEP) in architectural design, industrial drawings or mechanical engineering
  • 3+ years of experience as a product designer/drafter
  • Solid practical experience with SolidWorks to include sheet metal module
  • Solid practical experience with AutoCAD 2D & 3D
  • Knowledgeable of MS Office software
  • Ability to speak and write in French and English


Preferred Qualifications of the CAD Drafter:

  • Experience in design and manufacturing drawings within the metal forming industry
  • Knowledge of tooling design for metal product design


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 (Montreal, QC)

Our Montreal Plant, one of eleven Armstrong plants in North America, employs many people designing, developing and manufacturing specialty metal ceiling and wall systems for a wide range of market segments and applications.


Armstrong is committed to providing an environment free of discrimination and harassment on the applicable prohibited grounds under applicable human rights legislation, where individuals are treated with respect, have equal opportunities in accordance with applicable human rights legislation, and can contribute meaningfully in the workplace once employed.


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.

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