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Drafting Technician

Dingwell’s Global (Dingwell’s Machinery & Supply Limited) is currently taking applications for a Drafting Technician person for our Thunder Bay, ON manufacturing facilities. A qualified candidate will be able to liaise with both our machining and fabrication sides of the business as well as all other inside and outside contacts.



  • Liaise with inside and outside contacts to gather information needed to create drawings and designs as required.

  • Research and gather information required for materials and any other additional part process requirements needed for the job.

  • Prepare rough sketches and review them with the appropriate company team members.

  • Create detailed drawings and designs with computer-aided design (CAD) software.

  • Ensure final drawings and designs comply with both internal and customer requirements and are to the quality standards expected.

  • Assist in developing the production methods required to produce finished product.

  • Identify, formulate and produce effective solutions to emerging problems.

  • Help develop and maintain an effective and efficient drawing and design system.


Required Skills:

  • Proven work experience as a Drafter / Designer in the manufacturing field.

  • Hands-on experience with Solidworks CAD software.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products.

  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and work in a time sensitive environment, paying attention to quality and detail of the work.

  • Good math skills.

  • The ability to measure using various tapes, calipers, micrometers and other measuring tools.

  • Creativity and analytical skills.

  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner.

  • Technical writing skills.

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment as a leader.



Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of ERP systems.

  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensions and Tolerances (GD&T).

  • Prior use of 3D Laser scanning for modeling and measurement purposes.

  • Ability to speak Mandarin is an asset.

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