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Drafter

MLF Company Inc.

Raleigh, NC

Jul 14
Job Description

Mechanical Drafter

MLF Co Inc is a high end lighting and furniture manufacturer located in Raleigh, NC. We work with only the best in the design world to create low run production products that are distributed worldwide to a very exclusive client base. We maintain customer relations that are based on new innovative design ideas, “made in America” and believe that “handmade” should never be lost.

Responsible for developing and applying reliable engineering methods, theories, and research techniques, in the investigation and solution for manufacturing Lighting and Furniture products and technical problems. These problems can be mechanical, structural or electrical in nature. You will provide support for the development of assembly/production systems as a member of the manufacturing engineering team.

Job Responsibilities:

Create and maintain database of source documents of all current and past fixtures utilizing standard SolidWorks file structure. This will include, but not limited to, all process planning procedures for all in house departments.
Add to and maintain our library of stocked, purchased, and in house parts and fasteners within Solidworks file structure.
Collaborative SolidWorks Model creation of Light Fixtures, Furniture, Machine/Fab jigs/fixture, etc.
Create accurate solid models, prints, and necessary instruction documentation for customization of established fixtures to meet client installation requirements.
Create necessary documentation for external vendors, including prints with appropriate tolerancing, DXFs, DWGs, etc.
Collaborative process development and all associated documentation.
Create, update, and maintain ERP documents.
Direct communication with clients. Research client inquiries and accurately report back to client.
Monitor first run job processes, procedures, fixtures, and parts through the shop to ensure accuracy of information provided. Update accordingly when necessary.
Report directly to Engineering Manager.
Job Requirements

5+ years SolidWorks experience. Proficient in SolidWorks file structure. Basic Modeling, Drawings, Sheet Metal, BOM creation, Part Library, Template configuration is required. Formulas and configuration to manipulate established fixtures.
5+ years manufacturing processes experience. Fabrication, machining, industrial, molding, job shop etc. are all relevant.
Excellent Mechanical aptitude.
Exceptional Technical writing skills.
Basic electrical knowledge.
Proficient in Mathematics.
Well organized and above average attention to detail.
Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
Ability to safely lift 50 lbs.
Preferred Experience/Skillsets:

ERP software experience, Visual Jobshop Preferred
Ability to use common shop tools such as: Chop saw, Band saw, Table saw, Drill press, Drills, Sanders, etc.
Spanish Speaking
Adobe Suite
Job Type: Full-time

MLF Company Inc.

MLF Co Inc is a high end lighting and furniture manufacturer located in Raleigh, NC. We work with only the best in the design world to create low run production products that are distributed worldwide to a very exclusive client base. We maintain customer relations that are based on new innovative design ideas, “made in America” and believe that “handmade” should never be lost.