CAD Design Analyst

February 19, 2024


AD Design Analyst Work Mode Hybrid LocationHybrid at Kohler, WI Opportunity Take your career to unprecedented heights as you join our dynamic team at Kallista. This isn't just a job; it's an opportunity to shape the future of luxury alongside a team that values your unique perspective and expertise. Collaborate with like-minded visionaries on groundbreaking projects that redefine the boundaries of design and technology. Your contributions won't go unnoticed here – we foster an environment where your ideas are not just heard but celebrated. Picture yourself in a role where every day is an exploration, pushing your skills to new heights, and contributing to the legacy of a globally recognized luxury brand. Join us in this exciting chapter of limitless possibilities, where your passion meets innovation, and together, we craft the extraordinary. How You’ll Contribute Showcase your Analytical Expertise Apply precision CAD principles and systematic problem-solving techniques to analyze and validate components, subsystems, or product. Lead technical feasibility assessments for inventive concepts and implement streamlined process tools. Collaborate seamlessly with fellow CAD and Engineering professionals, gathering valuable insights, receiving feedback, and engaging in comprehensive reviews to maintain a standard of analytical excellence. Drive the refinement of analytical practices and contribute to the effectiveness of the CAD design team through coaching and the implementation of best practices. Foster Collaborative Success Partner seamlessly with cross-functional teammates in Engineering, Marketing, Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, Program Management, and Industrial Design. Tackle tough decisions head-on, leveraging diverse team perspectives to generate superior solutions. Propose actionable next steps and drive alignment with business leadership to launch top-quality products swiftly and consistently. Leverage Global Talent Engage, coach, and develop Centers of Excellence and Technical Centers worldwide, ensuring seamless project delivery and promoting parts reuse for maximum efficiency. Contribute to our Continuous Improvement Analyze designs through the lens of environmental sustainability, suggesting improvements that align with our dedication to excellence in the realm of CAD design. Establish connections with customers and industry experts to grasp installation requirements, pinpointing opportunities for quality enhancements. Your focus on continuous improvement will be pivotal in refining and elevating our CAD design processes. Specific Responsibilities Collaborate with Industrial Design to craft efficient architectures and platforms, enhancing quality, supply chain flexibility, and speed-to-market. Produce comprehensive design artifacts for entire category collections, guiding projects from concept to production release. This includes creating detailed drawings, components, and assemblies with precise specifications and tolerances. Harness CAE tools for FEA, CFD, and relevant simulations throughout all project phases, ensuring robust designs. Facilitate cross-functional engineering design reviews to uphold the integrity of design deliverables. Manage prototype procurement from internal and external model shops as necessary. Lead advanced development concepts, products, and projects through stretch assignments. Develop services at India and Mexico Tech Centers to provide holistic design solutions aligned with Kohler's specifications, standards, and policies. Generate initial Bills of Materials for New Product Development (NPD) SKU collections. Contribute to legacy product collection activities, enhancing quality, delivery, and customer service. Uphold Kohler design specifications and ensure product artifacts adhere to revision control, company PLM standards, and policies. Join us in shaping the future of design excellence Skills/Requirements Possess associate degree in engineering, related field, or combination of experiences. A minimum of 6 years’ experience and proficiency in CAD software – preferably Creo/Windchill interface. Demonstrate excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Exhibit ability to work independently and in a team environment. Present strong written and verbal communication skills. Hold experience or knowledge of plumbing products, manufacturing processes and materials desirable. Ability to coach, mentor and lead early career engineers and CAD Designers through individual and relevant development plans. Candidates may be subject to CAD proficiency test. #LI-KZ1 #LI-Hybrid Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. The salary range for this position is $61,500 - $77,450. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 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