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Volansi

Volansi

Bend, OR, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

Ready to change the world?

We are reinventing how products are delivered around the world by unlocking the path not yet traveled. VOLANSI was founded in 2015 and is backed by Silicon Valley’s most prominent VCs, including YCombinator, Lightspeed, and Icon Ventures. Volansi provides fast, on-demand aerial delivery services for time-critical shipments over long ranges. We build and operate long-range, high-payload drones for commercial, defense, and humanitarian applications. Leveraging drone technology as a transportation method, we help our customers gain control of their supply chain and save millions of dollars on downtime and inventory costs. Our work came from the immediate need for the critical delivery of parts to drastically reduce downtime for an automotive company. From this idea, our founders have scaled the company into a team of highly skilled and motivated individuals to serve critical delivery markets.

Interested?

We are looking for an experienced Design Drafter / PDM Administrator with a strong background in Solidworks, Solidworks PDM, and SolidWorks Manage. The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree or greater in Mechanical Drafting / Design, Engineering, or similar, with proven experience in using Solidworks or similar CAD systems. A Mechanical Engineering degree is a plus. Experience with PDM for data management/version control is also preferred. This position will provide Engineering and Documentation support for all phases of any product or project, including, but not limited to, documenting new products, Bill of Material creation, and maintenance of on-market products by creating Change Orders.

What will you do:

  • Set up and manage engineering change control processes
  • Administrate and champion enterprise-level PDM standards
  • Support enterprise collaboration within the PDM tool
  • Develop document revision data management/control using Vault (PDM)
  • Review and check designs and their associated documentation
  • Create drawings of equipment, components, and systems that lack appropriate documentation
  • Refine standards and templates for drawings (including title blocks, revision schemes, electrical diagrams, weld callouts)
  • Manage resources as assigned, including internal and external partners
  • Generate user guides and support training of employees in PDM and SolidWorks
  • Perform drafting of 2D schematics for mechanical and electrical systems
  • Create 3D parts and assembly models following engineering specifications
  • The role will initially consist of approximately 50% drafting and limited design work (mechanical and electrical, 2D & 3D) and 50% PDM administration & documentation, data management, and control using PDM

Required:

  • Strong background in Solidworks, Solidworks PDM, and SolidWorks Manage
  • Strong experience with mechanical drafting and electrical schematics is required
  • Associate’s degree or greater in Mechanical Drafting / Design, Engineering or similar,
  • Experience as a PDM administrator
  • Solid understanding of the flow of engineering documentation, including part number checkouts, engineering change processes, drawing conversions, and sound data and document management practices
  • Comprehension and practice of these standards and principles are desired, including; ANSI, ISO, ASE, GD&T, and IPC/IPC-WHMA
  • Familiar with the suite of Atlassian software (Jira & Confluence)
  • The candidate must possess a collaborative mindset and work with other colleagues on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

Desired:

  • A Mechanical Engineering degree
  • Make decisions based on designs
  • Strong communication skills
  • Possess the ability to collaborate with others to solve problems
  • Have a firm grasp of mathematics, engineering, and industry information