CAD Designer
Lexington, VA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

You will be working at our facility in Rockbridge, Virginia will help develop chiller product designs using current CAD technology to meet customer requirements in the most economical manner. This position may report to a Senior Designer, Senior Level Engineer, or Engineering Manager.

The Designer will provide 2D and 3D CAD modeling, detailed drawing documentation and advance level design support for creating chiller and their sub components for multiple projects at the same time. You will be asked to communicate directly with the customer's engineering and/or design team, Modine suppliers or Modine facilities.

The designer will also be in charge of creating approval drawings, shop floor detailed drawings, bill of materials, upload drawings to PDM system and support the routing process.

Position Requirements:

  • Requires a 2 year Associate Degree in Mechanical Design or related technical discipline with 5+ years

design experience, or 8+ years equivalent design experience with 3D modeling preferable Solidworks or SolidEdge.

  • Experience in all aspects of computer modeling and drawing documentation with additional consideration to clarity of presentation and conformance to Standard Practices & Work Instructions. Advance level of experience in 3D modeling and parametric design, Solidworks is preferred.
  • Experience with sheet metal modeling and detailing.
  • Must be able to design and detail electromechanical drawings from sketches with limited information.
  • Experience in handling 3D large model assemblies.
  • Advanced ability in use of computer applications such as text documents, email, scheduling, Bill of Materials and routings.
  • Advanced ability in design activity with consideration to clearances, component fit and function, ease of manufacturing, safety, customer needs and expectations.
  • Familiarity with design requirements, tooling, manufacturing and assembly operations of multiple product lines.
  • Ability to write CR and perform drawing modifications to accommodate production needs.
  • Knowledge of Chiller Designs or Basic Refrigeration Systems and its components is a plus.
  • Resolve design problems independently.
  • Operate in a team and closely with individuals. Be an active participant and instruct/lead/direct/carry out the activities of others.

About Modine:

This is an exciting time for the Rockbridge plant and Building HVAC team as Modine has identified this segment as a key area of growth and investment for the future, including heating, indoor air quality and data centers. For more than a century, Modine has helped business, schools, and consumers stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Our HVAC products provide critical solutions for data centers that support many sectors, Business and Finance, Infrastructure, Telecoms, Pharmaceuticals and others. We also offer a wide variety of heating and air conditioning products, ranging from garage heaters, high efficiency unit heaters, commercial rooftop HVAC systems, classroom HVAC solutions, and much more. Modine is positioned to advance thermal management to new levels. We're at work in practically every corner of the world, delivering the innovation our customers need.

Rockbridge is our chiller product assembly plant and part of our data center segment– these products are critical to Modine's future growth plans and are a key feature of data center operations and the accelerating online revolution. We stand behind our products and our word. We are committed to innovation, customer satisfaction, and the well-being of our employees. We aim to create a culture that engages our employees to take pride in our company and in the products we manufacture. We provide a safe, diverse, and exciting workplace with a dedication that's reflected in our quality products and industry reputation for ingenuity. Modine provides our employees with competitive wages, a comprehensive health care package, generous holidays, paid vacations, and a safe working environment.

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Modine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Welcomes all Qualified Applicants!

Modine provides a competitive benefit package, which could include paid vacation, short term disability, 401(k), health, dental, vision, life insurance, flex spending benefits, tuition reimbursement, Health Savings Account and much more. Human Resources will provide more detail upon your hiring.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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