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May 13th, 2019

CAD Manager

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Written by: Design Engine
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Our goal at Elkay is to inspire everyday – customers, employees…and the employees of tomorrow. We focus on doing the right thing so we can be in business forever. Our values-driven culture emphasizes investing in people and treating them like part of the family. We’re financially-stable and privately-owned with a solid reputation for ethics, integrity, giving back, and providing an engaging, inclusive environment where careers flourish and grow. Our people are proud to work for Elkay.

And the feeling is mutual – because it’s Elkay’s people who really give us our edge. We empower our employees to take the lead in delivering Elkay’s exceptional customer experience. Our commitment to our people and their professional development is a recipe for success that has fueled our growth from a three-person shop in 1920 to one of today’s leading international suppliers of plumbing, water delivery and branded commercial interiors. If you’re ready for a new career challenge where everything you do will make a difference, talk to us about joining the Elkay family.

Elkay offers an environment that few can match – a genuinely warm and friendly workplace where collaboration is king and colleagues feel like family. You’ll work on a wide variety of projects and develop cutting edge solutions. By combining the stability of a mid to large company that boasts 2300+ employees, with the ability to adapt to change, Elkay provides an environment where empowerment is not just a buzzword. We pride ourselves in our exceptional employees, our valued customers, our high quality products, and our commitment to being in business forever through continued process improvement and innovation.


In this position as CAD Manager you will provide companywide CAD administration, support, training and mentoring. You will manage the strategic direction and development of procedures geared toward the efficiency of project development. You will manage the overall optimization and administrating of Elkay’s CAD environment by being responsible for all aspects of the design and completion of structural drawings. You will manage the CAD team by establishing initial design specifications and will be the primary contact between the CAD team and our Product Engineers. You will manage our overall optimization and administration of Elkay’s CAD environment as well as:

  • Develop, coach, and mentor CAD Designers/Drafters to ensure operational and technical excellence.
  • Develop, implement and monitor CAD design standards and procedures to meet customer needs and establish quality control procedures to ensure uniformity of CAD drafting outputs.             
  • Research/analyze new and emerging CAD technologies, and modeling/analytical software applicable to engineering design activities.  Recommend system changes to keep CAD focus up to date and current.
  • Automate CAD routines to support standards and improve productivity.
  • Establish project timelines and goals; maintain document archives; and manage CAD and other related software vendors.
  • Conduct project model reviews and provide input relating to business development needs, process modification, and system upgrades.
  • Manage project budget, resource identification and schedule for CAD team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience within CAD, Engineering or Product Development with a strong leadership/management background.
  • Prior experience with 3D modeling required
  • Aptitude for reading and writing technical documents
  • Proficiency in computer hardware and programs related to engineering, design, documentation and presentation
  • Analytical, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Deep knowledge of CAD design flows
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills
  • Programming experience


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