Mechanical Drafter

SPI is looking for a Mechanical Drafter to complete our team. The primary function of this role is to coordinate directly with engineering, fabrication, and assembly doing technical writing, assembly instructions, and cad modeling that meet manufacturing requirements and customer needs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Sustaining Engineering and New Product Development engineers and managers to ensure design specifications are met
  • Use Inventor/AutoCAD software to create detailed designs, models, and drawings as needed based on the scope of a project
  • Coordinate and work closely with other engineers and departments during the design process to ensure successful implementation within the company
  • BOM execution including assembly and installation instructions for every fixture
  • Communicate with all levels of the company including engineers, other drafters, management, and shop floor personnel
  • Problem solve and troubleshoot



  • Proficiency in 2D/3D CAD software to produce detailed models and assembly drawings. Inventor experience is preferred, but not required
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of BOM, product design, assemblies, and various manufacturing processes desired
  • Knowledge of lighting and lighting fixture design is a bonus
  • Methodical and organized


SPI Lighting Employment Application
All positions require a completed employment application to be submitted. Applications are reviewed on a confidential basis. Please complete and submit via email to, or mail to: 

SPI Lighting, Inc.
ATTN: Human Resources
10400 N. Enterprise Drive
Mequon, WI 53092

Download Application Form (PDF)