• Springfield, MO, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Nothum has been providing food processing equipment and solutions since 1971. Our technologies have been proven to reduce line space by eliminating unneeded equipment, improving accuracy through automated quality control, and reducing the amount of labor needed. We have successfully been able to achieve this through our distinct uniframe design.

Although it has taken us a few years to get to where we are today, we have critiqued our business in order to satisfy our customers. Nothum also provides exceptional customer service, training, trouble shooting, and customized equipment.

Job Description

Are you a mechanically inclined Designer/Drafter that is self-motivated and looking for a an opportunity to support and improve aspects of existing manufacturing processes & methods?   Are you looking for the chance join a team that is actively involved in the design and technology of industry leading products?

If you answered yes to each of these, we’d like to talk to you. We’re looking to add a Designer/Drafter to our mechanical engineering team at the Springfield, MO office. We are looking for individuals with confidence to work within a team environment to provide the best product to our customers. We are growing quickly,  and we are looking for someone with a strong level of commitment and professionalism to join our current team.


What are we looking for?

  • Experienced Drafter/Designer with a background in Solidworks and AutoCAD (primary responsibilities being in Solidworks). Four years of experience designing industrial products or machines preferred. Experience with stainless steel and/or food processing equipment a plus.

  • Strong English written and oral communication abilities are a must.

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks with little supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Initiative to perform duties beyond assignment specific responsibilities.

What will you be doing here?


  • Converting project information into drawings that production teams will use to produce company products.

  • Generating bills of material

  • Create shop drawings - primarily in Solidworks, limited exposure to AutoCAD  

  • Responsible for reviewing sales orders and customer specifications

  • Partner with Product Engineer and Production team(s) to evaluate cost efficiency, safety & manufacturability of products, providing technical support to production as needed, to ensure design changes are implemented as necessary.

  • Responsible to meet design & engineering schedule milestones to support customer expectations  

Additional Information

Nothum Manufacturing Company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, pregnancy status, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Nothum Food Processing Systems provides an excellent benefits package including up to 100% paid medical insurance, dental coverage, vision coverage, Life insurance and disability insurance. We also offer a competitive retirement plan, including a company match & an extremely generous paid time off plan.

The company is not looking to sponsor applicants for work visas.