Job Opportunities In CAD/CAM
After learning CAD/CAM, the opportunities one has are unlimited! From the jewelry industry to the aerospace industry, jobs lie everywhere! You can combine your CAD/CAM skills with other skills as well and make a successful career in so many places! Some of the opportunities are –
Become a design engineer in the core mechanical industry. One of the most suited careers for someone who has learned CAD/CAD. With tons of options available, you can apply concepts of Mechanical design, SOM, TOM, Heat transfer to actual industrial products and processes. With a good grip in CAD, you can explore the manufacturing process in-depth and optimize designs. There are many industries which could offer you this kind of experience, like automobile, space research, biomedical industries. Space research, robotics, mechatronics, machine design, biomechanics, etc.
With adequate programming skills combined with CAD/CAM, you can become a software developer. Combines these skills can be applied to many fields.
You can also become a Software quality testing engineer once you get some experience in using CAM/CAD in the industry. For this, you should know details for software modules and should achieve expert-level knowing the industrial use of those modules. Then you can give user end feedback to improve the software quality.
Apart from the above-mentioned opportunities, there are several fields where one can contribute such as Technical Services and Research (Ph.D.) in new technologies in Manufacturing fields such as 3D printing / Additive Manufacturing, etc.
Some of the best companies hiring in this field are
One of the biggest and most successful business groups in India, TATA Group holds the top position in the mechanical engineering industry. Students with knowledge of CAM/CAD can apply for jobs in Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Tata Power, and Tata Chemicals.
It is Indian energy and environmental engineering firm well-known for boilers and toughened glass. People with knowledge of CAD can find many recruitment opportunities in design, electronics, and IT.
Larsen & Toubro
The famous L&T group is every engineering student’s dream come true. There are plenty of job opportunities for mechanical engineering freshers in the various operational areas of L&T; such as L&T Technology Services, L&T Solar, L&T Infotech, and EWAC Alloys Limited. We offer internships with them also!
The Godrej Group
Leaders of refrigerators and air conditioners, The Godrej Group is ideal for freshers from mechanical engineers. Mechanical engineers can find recruitment opportunities in the operations of the electrical and electronics division and precision engineering division.
The most renowned automobile manufacturing company in India offers numerous jobs for CAD/CAM Draftsmen. The company allows freshers to work in manufacturing, IT, product design and electronics, etc.
An Indian conglomerate in Pune that manufactures Engines and Parts, Compressors, Valves, Pumps, Agricultural Products, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning related things for which mechanical engineers are hired.
General Motors is the 5th largest exporter of vehicles in India. GM India hires freshers from mechanical engineering colleges for operations in manufacturing, product design, IT, and production.
It is located in Hyderabad with branches in 7 states of India operating in areas of Component Technology, Material Services, Steel, Plant Technology, etc. Lots of opportunities here for CAD/CAM draftsmen.
Siemens is a multinational company with 19 factories in India alone and operations spread across the world. They work in areas of consumer products, healthcare, energy, building technologies, etc. for which they recruit CAD/CAM freshers and experienced ones too.
Mahindra & Mahindra
The company works in automotive, farm equipment, Information Technology, and other related businesses. It is ideal for those ones with knowledge of CAD/CAM.
Check out the complete list of available jobs here.
Still at student, Arya is going to studying Mechanical Engineering at The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He aspires to be an entrepreneur in the future, and is an intern right now at Text and Clicks. He is very enthusiastic and hard working, and loves adventure.