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CAD Designer II

Position Description:

The CAD Designer at Modine Manufacturing Company in Rockbridge, Virginia will be responsible for the development of chiller product designs using current CAD technology to meet customer requirements in the most economical manner. This position will report to an Engineering Manager.

The Designer will provide 2D and 3D CAD modeling, detailed drawing documentation and advance level design support for the creation of chiller and their sub components for multiple projects at the same time. The candidate may communicate directly with the customer’s engineering and/or design team, Modine suppliers or Modine facilities.

The designer will also be in charge of creating approval drawings, shop floor detailed drawings, bill of materials, upload drawings to PDM system and support the routing process.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Design with 5-10 years design experience, or 8-15 years equivalent design experience with 3D modeling preferable Solidworks or SolidEdge

  • Experience in all aspects of computer modeling and drawing documentation with additional consideration to clarity of presentation and conformance to Standard Practices & Work Instructions. Advance level of experience in 3D modeling and parametric design, Solidedge is preferred.

  • Experience with sheet metal modeling and detailing

  • Experience in electrical design using Autocad

  • Must be able to design and detail electromechanical drawings from sketches with limited information

  • Experience in handling 3D large model assemblies

  • Advanced ability in use of computer applications such as text documents, e-mail, scheduling, Bill of Materials and routings

  • Advanced ability in design activity with consideration to clearances, component fit and function, ease of manufacturing, safety, customer needs and expectations

  • Familiarity with design requirements, tooling, manufacturing and assembly operations of multiple product lines

  • Ability to write CR and perform drawing modifications in order to accommodate production needs

  • Knowledge of Chiller Designs or Basic Refrigeration Systems and its components is a plus

  • Resolve design problems independently

  • Coordinate multiple projects at the same time

  • Operate in a team and closely with individuals. Be an active participant and instruct/lead/direct/carry out the activities of others

Education Requirements:

  • An associate’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Design or 8-15 years of equivalent work experience


  • Less than 5%

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