CAD Operator
PPG Industries - Huntsville, AL

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PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. PPG is committed to providing a fulfilling workplace for employees, creating an environment for continuous learning and embracing the ideas and diversity of others. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit .
The Huntsville Plant has a job opening for the position of CAD Operator. The position of CAD Operator exists to provide engineering drawings for the documentation and production of the entire product line. This position is part of the Tooling/Maintenance Services department and will supply detailed product and tooling drawings on CAD systems.

Drafts engineering drawings, which require the use of multiple views, geometric construction, tolerancing, precision dimensioning and technical data by use of AutoCAD and CATIA.
  • Compile technical drawings from sketches, existing graphics files, engineering input and develop geometric construction and text-based information to prepare new product, tooling drawings and work instructions for engineering and customer evaluation. As each product or tool is developed, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating and documenting revisions and engineering changes.
  • Coordinate CAD data revision and engineering control and maintain this information in the engineering database.
  • Develop 2D digitized files and develop .dxf graphics files for machine programs.
  • Develop 3D models of Windshields and tooling

Required Qualifications :

  • Associate Degree in Drafting and two years of experience in a full-time CAD drafting position or High School Diploma with a curriculum that included CAD drafting classes.
  • Four (4) years of experience in a full-time drafting position.
  • Experience in the AutoCad 2000 system, CATIA, and blueprint reading/plotter/copier equipment is also required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) computer software products.

  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using 3D software.
  • Familiarity with coordinate measuring systems and reverse engineering.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, and the ability to interact with a diverse group of people is strongly desired.
  • PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

    PPG Industries, Inc. offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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