HP - CAD Technician

High Point, NC - Manufacturing, 217 Feld Avenue, High Point, North Carolina, United States of America Req #1823
Friday, August 26, 2022
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.
Technician will be responsible for digitizing patterns and utilizing software to create variants for customer options of products and markers to ensure pieces of fabric furniture patterns are cut correctly out of the yardage allotted. Technician must be knowledgeable of fabric and how to use patterns, mark material, hand cut, and operate cutting machine. Technician will assist with marking/folding, operating cutting machine, cutting machine maintenance, hand cutting, and compiling material cut.

Function:  Cutting/CAD.

·         Read work tickets/shop order in order to verify the style, note any special instructions, and verify fabric.

·         Work with Formaris software to digitize product patterns into system and create variants for customer options of products.

·         Utilize Diamino software to create markers for cutting machine to properly cut customer orders.

·         Consult with floor leaders to troubleshoot and resolve fabric issues.

·         Communicate issues and maintain open communication lines with peers, supervisor, and management.

·         Assist Engineers, Scheduler, Buyer, and Fabric Technician.

·         Must be able to lift 35 pounds.


Must be able to manipulate the material by rolling it out, smoothing, preparing lays, etc.


Operate Cutting Machine to ensure the most economical method and ensure material is cut per the style, special instructions, patterns, or type of fabric.

·         Configure yardage for customer orders and verify material availability.

·         Maintain and repair Cutting Machine.

·         Ability to use cutting knives as well as scissors.

·         Lay and trace patterns and cut material, in the most economical method.

·         Able to cut out patterns individually or via lays.

·         Understand match In, balanced vs. unbalanced, and able to line up patterns/lines for inside parts.

·         Comply with quality and quantity standard.

Available to work overtime.

Knowledge of cutting of contract healthcare and office furniture.
  • Computer literate required.
  • Able to use hand tools such as scissors, cutting knife.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds.
  • Able to read and understand tickets.
  • Excellent math skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
Ability to problem solve and creative thinking

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing / Operations - Plant
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $24.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Job Start Date Monday, September 5, 2022
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  • High Point, NC - Manufacturing, 217 Feld Avenue, High Point, North Carolina, United States of America