Modeler/Drafting Technician

  • Job Tracking ID: 512679-827550
  • Job Location: Bluffton, IN
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: August 09, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

Founded in 1691, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is the largest industrial electric motor manufacturer in the Americas and one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world producing more than 21 million units annually. 

Committed to growth on a global scale, WEG continually invests in state-of-art manufacturing facilities and processes and the development of new and improved industrial electrical solutions. WEG offers a diverse and integrated product line that includes motors, drives, soft starters, controls, panels, transformer, generators, and custom solutions. 

WEG has an immediate career opportunity for a progressive, forward thinking, disciplined, and organized Modeler/Drafting Technician in Bluffton, IN. This position is suited to a person who thrives on delivering high quality, accurate results, while efficiently maintaining and enhancing existing organizational systems and standards.

Primary Function :

The Modeler/Drafter Technician will create and maintain designs, layouts, drawings, and documentation (3D and 2D) required for product lines, which include electric motors and other power transmission products. 

Modeler/Drafter Technician adhere to both internal and internationals standards, as well as applicable specifications in order to achieve satisfactory product performance. Product lines contain both standard and custom designs with high engineering content. Also support customer orders from the proposal phase thru the design, development, manufacturing, testing, and field service/aftermarket phases The Design Drafter will be responsible for collaboration and sharing of best design practices within WEG Group. 

Experience and Skills:

Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.

  • Must be enthusiastic self-starter, able to organize and pursue broad objectives, and have the ability to manage multiple/changing priorities.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.
  • Develop detailed design drawings and specifications using 2D and 3D modeling software.
  • Review and analyze specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas, and the procedures and instructions to be followed.
  • Modify and revise drawings, 3D models, and bill of materials to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce production problems.
  • Execution of bill of materials and engineering changes.
  • Provide technical support to other functional areas as needed
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency.
  • Computer literate, with knowledge of most current operating systems and software. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years technical college, 2 years college pre-engineering, Drafting Certificate or equivalent (SolidWorks 3D modeling beneficial)
  • Necessary present knowledge of most current operating systems and software common to business applications (SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project).
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing both internally & with customers
  • Physical ability to travel freely within manufacturing and office facilities. This requires climbing stairs and moving over, around, and about shop machinery. Have the physical ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Job Benefits:

  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.
    • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. 
  • Eventual traveling to customers/suppliers and manufacturing plant may be required. 
  • Salary will be based on experience and technical knowledge.
  • Benefits Include:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Flex Spending
    • Company paid life insurance
    • Voluntary life insurance
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Company paid short-term disability
    • Voluntary long-term disability
    • Paid holidays
    • Paid vacations
  • WEG is an equal opportunity employer