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Design Engineer

Company: Lippert Components, Inc
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary:

This position will use CAD equipment as a tool to design products for the auto industry including doing layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches & diagrams. Details will include all views and dimensions necessary to manufacture products.  This position will create and maintain copies of drawings and information in our product database. In addition, this position will need a solid understanding of design & drafting techniques and familiarity with engineering terminology. The Design Engineer will report directly to the Director - Engineering

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities of this position will consist of, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Develop designs using computer assisted design/drafting equipment and software (Inventor)
  • Create and revise production drawings (detail and assembly drawings)
  • Make final sketch of proposed drawing, checking dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structures or project
  • Sketch rough layout of machine and compute angles, weights, surface areas, dimensions, radii, clearances, tolerances, leverages, and location of holes
  • Utilize knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials, and other physical sciences to complete drawings
  • Draft detailed multi-view drawings of machine and products
  • Create DXF files with layers as used in writing CNC programs
  • Draw finished designs from sketches
  • Update drafting and engineering standards
  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining an organized file system for production drawings
  • Communicate with Tooling, QA, Engineering, and Manufacturing regarding new and revised prints
  • Assist in creating and drafting building materials layout
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Customer Focus
  • Decision Quality
  • Results, Action Oriented
  • Displaying Technical Expertise
  • Time Management


  • Work Experience: 2 years of design and or computer aided drafting
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Design Engineering
  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites as well as Design Engineering software such as Inventor and Solidworks  
  • Organization Skills: Ability to maintain clean and organized work space; ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects
  • Cross-functional skills: Ability to work and handle multiple job assignments; ability to work with and communicate with other departments including Tooling, QA, Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Communication Skills: Ability to communicate within a team setting; ability to maintain a professional & pleasant demeanor
  • Physical, Mental and Visual Skills:  Ability to analyze information to solve complex problems; ability to maintain attention to detail and accuracy; ability to sit/stand for long periods daily; position requires some lifting when doing mock installations on vehicles
  • Physical Environment:  Normal office work setting with limited work in the plant during mock installations

Preferred Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and/or related field
  • Computer Skills: Inventor CAD software, AutoCAD version 2000 or higher

About CURT Group:

CURT Group is a family of more than 1000 associates world-wide.  We believe that the customer is KING and our associates are our greatest ASSET.  With headquarters in Eau Claire, WI our brands include CURT, Aries, Retrac, Luverne, and UWS.  With manufacturing plants in Eau Claire, the Philippines, Brandon, South Dakota, Perry, Florida and eleven regional warehouses across North America and Canada, we are proud to offer our customers reliable service and dependable American-made towing products and truck accessories

CURT Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  CURT provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Lippert Components, Inc, Eau Claire , Design Engineer, Other , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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