Neapco Components

CAD Designer

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Named as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States by Crain’s Fast 50 and Inc. Magazine and recently awarded with the Corp! Magazine 2018 Economic Bright Spot Award in the Enterprise Business category, Neapco designs, manufactures and distributes OEM driveline products for automotive and non-automotive applications throughout the globe. To guarantee high-performance but competitively priced products, we combine low-cost sourcing of materials, innovative in-house design, efficient production and quality assurance processes with high quality people. 

Neapco is currently seeking to fill the position of full-time (CAD Designer). This position is based out of our Beatrice, Nebraska production facility. Compensation dependent upon qualifications.

Job Code: CAD Designer
Posted On: Monday, 24th September 2018

Job Description:


  • Operates computer-aided design (CAD) system and peripheral equipment to convert engineers’ and technicians’ designs into working computer documents.
  • Reviews engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards.
  • Confers with engineering and design staff to determine design modifications and enters editing information into computer.
  • Locates files relating to specific design projection into database library and loads program into computer.
  • Reviews work orders and procedural manuals to determine critical dimensions of designs.
  • Calculates figures to convert design dimensions to resizing dimensions specified for subsequent production processes.
  • Keys in specified information to produce graphic representation (hard copy) of design for review and approval by engineering and design staff.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Preferred Skills:


  • Familiarity with castings and forgings.
  • Familiarity with GD&T concepts and awareness of Automotive OEM requirements.
  • Expert in solid modeling techniques for robust designs and parametric models.
  • Solid background in computer-aided drafty and design techniques.
  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in CAD design of automotive components.
  • Proficiency with Catia V5, Teamcenter, UG desired.
  • Awareness of Enovia V6 desired (but not required).
  • Familiarity with CAD concepts, practices and procedures in the automotive manufacturing industry.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • High level of initiative and work well in a team environment.
  • Motivated, goal oriented, professional.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to read 2D prints and GD&T.
  • Ability to plan and carry out responsibilities with minimal direction. 


  • Postsecondary school training with courses in math, science, and computer technology.

Neapco recognizes that our employees are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to providing them with a safe, drug-free workplace fostering respect and ethical treatment. Unlawful discrimination in employment decisions based on race, color, religion, ethnic/national origin, age, sex, veteran status, disability or any similar protected status is strictly prohibited.

In return for their expertise and shared commitment to our goals, we offer our employees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.