Responsible for developing product drawings and technical instructional manuals company wide. Using computer-aided design software the CAD & Manual Controls Assistant partners with SME in each department to create, test, store, organize, maintain and deliver on-time to deadlines.
Work with CAD systems creating, modifying and releasing drawings and word drawings under direct supervision of a supervisor for use by other departments and customers.
Utilize CAD programs & Adobe Suite to generate technical instructional manuals consistent with companywide design standards.
Consults with department SME’s to ensure the technical accuracy of instruction manuals.
Sets up and maintains an organized file system for instruction manuals and production drawings.
Update existing instruction manuals consistent with companywide design standards.
Sketches rough layout of machine and computes angles, weights, surface area, dimension, clearances, and tolerances for KRI products.
Communicates with electronics, sources, machine shop, sales and marketing regarding new and revised prints.
Copy/edit technical instructional manuals as needed.
Review documents for completeness, accuracy and quality.
Organize/maintain all instruction manuals in a logical well-structured manner.
Work from rough sketches and specifications created by electronics and sources department.
Self-check own work for completeness, accuracy, compliance to standards, fits and stack-ups.
Create and revise various types of technical documents.
Work with rough sketches and specifications created by engineers.
Maintains Engineering Change Number (ECN or ECO) database.
Skills and Qualifications
Knowledge and Abilities
Experience in layout for information technology projects.
Excellent written and oral communication.
Ability to work independently and as a team player.
Willingness to assume increased responsibilities when presented.
Effective inter-personal skills
Ability to manage own priorities and workload with guidance from subject matter experts (SME’s).
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents.
Ability to write informative materials.
Ability to use and learn multiple computer software programs and systems
Administrative writing skills
Attention to detail
Microsoft Office skills
Adobe InDesign and Photoshop; including file management
Good communication, and problem solving, willing to work as a team
Knowledge of ion source spare parts
Ability to learn and use scientific equipment terminology
Ability to manage, organize and secure a number of large documents.
High school diploma.
Formal CAD, CNC training or equivalent experience
Prefer 2-4 years’ experience in the industry, will train right person
Works under general supervision
Noise level low.
Required to stand, walk, sit and use hands.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this position.
About Kaufman & Robinson, Inc.
Kaufman & Robinson engineers and manufactures broad beam ion and plasma products. Our products are vacuum-based process tools which interact with materials at the atomic level.Typical material processes include the precision deposition of thin films, remote plasma etching of patterned wafers, and nanometer-scale modification of surfaces. Located in beautiful Fort Collins, CO, the Kaufman & Robinson facility houses both product line and electronics departments, an in-house machine shop, and a growing R&D department. Our 31 employees have worked hard over the past 41 years to create a well respected brand, product, and name world-wide. Kaufman & Robinson is known across the globe for innovative designs, product quality, and technical expertise.
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