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Strider Careers

CAD Technician

LOCATION: Rapid City, SD

If you have a passion for life on two wheels, adventure, freedom, bicycles and motorcycles, why not align your passion with your career?

Strider Sports International, Inc, is the company behind the industry leading, Strider Balance Bike for toddlers and young children. While we are distributed world-wide, we are proud to have our headquarters in Rapid City, SD. Strider values a family-friendly workplace where the workdays fly by and the work itself feels like a grand adventure! We are currently seeking a CAD Technician to join our product team. This position is based out of our Strider World Headquarters in Rapid City, SD, however, some travel may be occasionally expected.

Strider is looking for that enthusiastic and detail-oriented person who can compile and manage the product documentation. This includes but is not limited to management of all electronic drawings, management of all bill of materials (BOM), engineering change management, global test certifications and quality assurance. This person reports directly to the Product Manager and is responsible for working with our internal and external stakeholders to maintain current and historical product documentation.

The CAD Technician will:

  • Understand how to effectively manage and maintain all product information including electronic drawings, BOMs, Engineering Changes and associated processes.
  • Creation and management of 3D CAD models, 2D drawings and the process by which they are controlled and maintained.
  • Work cross-functionally with all other departments to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Be familiar with domestic and international laws and regulations relating to Strider products, including consumer product safety laws.
  • Ensure all necessary product testing is completed and all products conform to such laws and regulations.
  • Effectively communicate with international production factories.

Requirements & Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Engineering, Business, equivalent degree, or similar life experiences required.
  • Intermediate/advanced experience using 3D CAD software, preferably in Solidworks.
  • Have sound judgement and decision-making skills, and excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Have excellent listening, verbal, and written skills with attention to details.
  • Have intermediate/advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel & Word.

Beneficial Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in manufacturing.
  • Previous ERP experience.
  • Thriving in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Being committed to an active lifestyle and exercise.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift, carry, and move items up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time using a phone, computer keyboard and monitor.

Working Conditions:

  • Based in Rapid City, SD
  • Regular office hours are Mon-Thurs 7:30 to 5pm and Friday 7:30-12:00
  • Some travel should be expected, and may include international destinations.


  • Salary is dependent upon experience.
  • This is a full-time, non-exempt position and qualifies for a full benefits package that includes paid time off, a 401K plan, health insurance and an extensive list of perks.

Strider values passionate people who believe their efforts will change the world for the better.

BEFORE taking action: re-read this description and the job requirements to make sure it fits your skills and philosophy. If you see yourself as a candidate submit your resume and cover letter by end of day 10/12/2020 by filling out the Employment Application form below.

Employment Application

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