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Advanced Energy CAD Designer in Wilmington, Massachusetts

CAD Designer


Advanced Energy (Nasdaq: AEIS) is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of highly engineered, precision power conversion, measurement and control solutions for mission-critical applications and processes. AE’s power solutions enable customer innovation in complex applications for a wide range of industries including semiconductor equipment, industrial, manufacturing, telecommunications, data center computing and healthcare. Advanced Energy has devoted four decades to perfecting power for its global customers and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.


Some people say it’s like working in the best of two worlds. We operate like an agile, growing, small company – you can see your work make a difference to the company every day. Things move quickly and you can see and feel it. At the same time, we’re a global company founded in 1981 and have been publicly traded for more than 28 years. We have a strong cash position, deep trust and partnership with leading customers, a global best-in-class operations capability, and a proven leadership team. We have a track record and resources to make things happen both organically and inorganically. Being part of a nimble company with a solid foundation attracts team members that are capable, driven and like a challenge. Our employees collaborate and know how to have fun inventing, working, building and winning together. At our core, we are Advanced Energy – powering the future, together.


We are searching for a CAD Designer to work at our Wilmington, MA office. The job will augment the mechanical engineering staff in the sustaining engineering and new product development of power supplies by designing and maintaining products for the power supply industry as well as designing new mechanical packages for existing products.


  • Create or revise accurate, detailed SolidWorks CAD models, drawings, BOM’s, and other engineering documentation as required per the company processes

  • Update engineering drawings and create Engineering BOM Change Lists for Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)

  • Update mechanical packaging drawings of chassis, base plates, heatsinks, and components from concepts, customer specifications and new product line development

  • Update and create final assembly drawings of open frame PCBAs and PCBAs in mounting enclosures, checking dimensions of parts, materials to be used and overall fit


  • SolidWorks experience and AutoCAD 2D CAD equivalent experience a plus for editing legacy drawings

  • Experience creating detailed engineering/product drawings for manufactured mechanical components and PCBA assemblies, including Bill of Materials (BOM) generation

  • Organizational and follow-up skills

  • Thoroughness / attention to detail

  • Computer skills (Windows, MS Office, previous PLM & ERP database experience preferred)

  • Willingness to perform other activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job


  • 1 – 3 years SolidWorks experience

  • Working in a professional office environment, routinely using standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.


  • High School diploma or GED

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a product development environment


As required by multiple state pay transparency laws, Advanced Energy provides a reasonable range of compensation for each job posting. Actual compensation is influenced by an array of factors including, but not limited to, skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. The range of starting pay for this role is $75,000 to $85,000 per year.


As part of our total rewards philosophy, we believe in offering and maintaining competitive compensation and benefits programs for our employees to attract and retain a talented, highly engaged workforce. Our compensation programs are focused on equitable, fair pay practices including market-based base pay, an annual pay-for-performance incentive plan, and discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan. 

In addition to our competitive compensation practices, we offer a strong benefits package in each of the countries in which we operate. In the U.S., we offer a rich benefits package that includes:

  • Medical - 4 different health care plan options, dental, and vision

  • Short and long-term disability and life insurance

  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts

  • Generous time off policy starting with 3 weeks of paid vacation, 7 days of paid sick time, and 12 paid holidays

  • 8 Hours of paid volunteer time off

  • 8 weeks of paid parental leave for both Moms and Dads

  • Company matched 401(k)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Expanded mental health coverage and employee assistance programs 

  • Other voluntary benefits include pet insurance, identify theft, legal assistance, critical illness, and voluntary accident insurance

Advanced Energy is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Opportunity Employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and/or veteran status.

Advanced Energy is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our job application process/procedures for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance in completing an Advanced Energy application, please reach out to

Job ID 36354