• 04-Oct-2018 to 19-Oct-2018 (PST)
  • Winnipeg
  • Winnipeg, MB, CAN
  • Full Time

EQ3 is a leading furniture company specialized in the design, development, manufacturing and retail of modern furniture and accessories. We are currently expanding our Research and Development team - looking for a passionate, detail oriented, disciplined and motivated person with advanced skills in 3D modelling, rendering and the creation of technical drawings. A thorough understanding of materials such as wood species, sheet material, metal, textiles, and plastics as well as an understanding of manufacturing processes and techniques is essential for the fulfillment of this role and the overall execution of products with an exceptional value proposition.

Skills and abilities required

  • Advanced skills in AutoCAD, Solidworks or similar 3D modelling and rendering software
  • Knowledge of industry drawing standards
  • Keen interest in rapid prototyping through 3D rendering, 3D printing as well as traditional mock up techniques (i.e. cardboard, foam, basswood)
  • Understanding of materials inherent to the Product Development of Upholstery, (wood species, metals, plastics, textiles, natural materials) as well as production techniques
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Proven problem-solving ability
  • Eagerness to learn the latest advancements in upholstery product manufacturing processes
  • Self-motivated, with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Self-organized with little necessity for supervision
  • Collaborative and teamwork oriented
  • Experience working on overseas fabrication/production is an asset
  • Proven problem-solving ability
  • Certified technical drawing, industrial design or engineering degree or certification required
  • Knowledge and/or experience of Lean Manufacturing principles considered an asset

Duties include

  • Design of internal Upholstery frame structures in Solidworks
  • 3D rendering of Upholstery products (sofas, chairs, ottomans) to review proportionality of developments before prototyping, as well as generate fabric patterns for prototyping
  • Creation of technical drawings in AutoCAD and Solidworks to best industry standard for Upholstery frames, components and patterns to be manufactured domestically or overseas with third party suppliers
  • Providing feedback on manufacturability of new product development projects while presenting cost-efficient design and construction solutions
  • Research various existing and upcoming production techniques applicable to EQ3 Product Development
  • Researching and presenting best practices of rapid-prototyping
  • Assigning identification numbers for new Upholstery wood frame components for production

Please send cover letter and resume to careers@eq3.com

(Note: Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted)

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