CAD Specialist

Green Bay, WI - Corporate, 1330 Bellevue Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #2268
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.

KI has an opening for a CAD Specialist based out of our Corporate Headquarters. This position will be located on-site at our Corporate Office in Green Bay, WI.  The start date for this position will be towards the end of May.
The CAD Specialist is responsible for creating accurate 2D & 3D drawings along with colored renderings of our product through collaboration with Project Managers, Designers, Installers, Architects, Sales Support and/or Clients while incorporating proper Egress and ADA Accessibility. The CAD Specialist will be working with our fixed seating product group. KI Recently started using CET, the industry standard for space planning. CET training will be provided. Any previous knowledge of CET is considered a plus.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Spaceplan per requested specifications of Client and/or Sales Support
• Responsible for layout designs, beginning with conceptual through detailed visual representation and creation of bill of material for order
• Maintain project tracking software to meet goals of department
• Provide feedback to internal and external resources in order to improve our CAD/CET drawings
• Comply with any applicable ISO standards
• Collaborate with cross functional teams in managing the pre-sales relationship with select Key Accounts
• Create and assemble collateral material into presentation documents which can include finish selection
• Verify accuracy of field dimensions taken by others 
Qualifications and Requirements:
•  Associate’s Degree in Interior Design, Architecture or related field; or equivalent combination of education and work experience
•  1-3 years of AutoCAD Drafting experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Proficiency in AutoCAD
• Ability to read and understand 2D prints and 3D geometry
• Must possess strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Strong communication skills including both verbal and written
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and interact with various personalities
• Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and/or in a group setting
• Ability to multi-task 
• Strong analytical skills and ability to troubleshoot project related issues
KI takes pride in being 100% employee owned. Our Employee Share Ownership Program is very valued within the company and can have amazing long-term value!  Other benefits include paid vacation, sick and holidays, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401(k) match, wellness initiatives, on-site fitness center, tuition reimbursement and more.  
Apply today!

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Job Family CAD / Space Planning
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Green Bay, WI - Corporate, 1330 Bellevue Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America