iRobot Corporation

  • Principal CAD Designer

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Product Development/Engineering
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    1 month ago(3/12/2018 2:04 PM)
  • Summary

    We're seeking a Principal CAD Designer to support our sustaining team and released products.  This individual will be responsible for working on a variety of CAD and design related tasks by working directly with engineering.  Interactions with domestic and over-seas engineering, operations, program management, and product marketing may be required.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and success in Creo modeling/drafting, tolerance analysis, GD&T, ASME Y14.5, and Windchill PDM.

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    Work directly with US based engineering team to provide mechanical layouts and detailed part design, creating and/or updating 3D CAD models and associated 2D drawings using CREO
    Follow iRobot drawing standards to generate appropriately dimensioned 2D drawings
    Ensure that all design documentation is complete, accurately reflects final manufactured product, and is stored in a well-structured manner in Windchill PDM
    Maintain and update bills of material
    Assist in the procurement of prototypes for initial design verification
    Follow standard practices, procedures and workflows within iRobot’s business process


    Required Qualifications:

    • Minimum 10 years 3D CAD experience, preferably including CREO 3.0
    • Associate degree in CAD Technology or equivalent experience in a technical field
    • Previously worked within a product data management system, preferably with Windchill
    • Design experience for high volume, injection molded plastic components
    • 3D CAD experience with complex surface models
    • Understanding of basic GD&T
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Proven ability to work concurrent projects
    • Must have above average written and verbal English language skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


    Desired Qualifications: 

    • Previous experience working with US based engineers
    • Small mechanism design, especially gears, bearings, wheels, linkages, etc.
    • Knowledge of ASME Y14.5 and ASME Y14.100
    • Experience with rapid prototyping methods
    • Experience designing products for automated assembly
    • Experience with tolerance analysis
    • Experience with GD&T

    About Us

    We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


    iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, Europe, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers


    iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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