Cook Process Solutions, LLC provides innovative design solutions for some of the leading food manufacturing companies in the world.  Our approach is centered around understanding the root of a problem, then developing solutions with effective communication, integrity and reliability.

Solutions often involve 2D and 3D layouts and piping system design.  We need the right AutoCad designer to help us as we continue to grow.

Our employees enjoy a casual work environment, flexibility, work-remote possibilities and unlimited opportunities for development and growth.

We are also looking for contractors who own their equipment and software and can provide unsupervised Plant 3D design work. Please see more information on applying at the bottom of this page.


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AutoCAD Piping Designer

Location and details

Springfield, MO – training and design office
Midwest – remote work possible
Full time
$15-$22 per hour, commensurate with abilities


AutoCAD Plant 3D software will be provided to perform the work.  Training will be provided if needed, but previous 3D design work is required.


State-of-the-Art computer, monitors and ancillary equipment is provided.

The Work

Working directly with the owner/engineer or with a senior designer, this designer will perform many of these functions:

  • Develop drawings from sketches, field photos, email descriptions.
  • 2D drafting/design
    • P&IDs
    • Equipment layouts
    • Elevations, sections, ortho views
    • Details
  • 3D drafting/design
    • Model food process equipment and piping systems
    • Find and use industry manufacturer equipment models
    • Build equipment models from 2D literature
    • Generate 3D models using primitive shapes
    • Make sections, orthographic projections and isometric drawings from the 3D models
  • Create title blocks, templates, legends and organize project drawings
  • Package and release drawing sets to engineer and customers using cloud services
  • WEB reviews – Release for engineer and customer virtual walkthrough
  • Administrative and support
    • Organize projects and archives
    • Backup files
    • Proof read documents
    • Call equipment manufactures to gather information or estimates
    • Printing, binding and mailing drawings
    • Checking drawings, spreadsheets, etc. for accuracy
    • Miscellaneous random tasks
  • Travel
    • Not required
    • But opportunities for travel to manufacturing plants with the owner are great for training and career development
    • Learning skills to represent the company at facilities adds value for the designer and opportunities for advancement

Experience and education

  • Minimum requirements
    • AA degree in Drafting and Design or equal
    • High School diploma
    • AutoCAD – intermediate user
    • 3D CAD software – intermediate user
    • MS Word, Excel & Outlook experience
    • 2 years general, full-time work experience
  • Helpful
    • Piping design experience
    • Mechanical design experience
    • Related work experience
    • Computer savvy
    • Autodesk Inventor experience

Important Traits and skills

  • Integrity
  • Trustworthy and Reliable
  • Aptitude to learn
  • Confidence with ability to be coached
  • Organization skills
  • Written and oral communication
  • Persistent
  • Self-Motivated
  • Efficient
  • Accurate
  • Thorough – I get so much junk from job postings, it is critical that you include the word Snorkel in your communication to me. I have a rule in Outlook that will bring it to a special folder.  This weeds out the people that didn’t even read this.
  • Ability to work alone with only occasional interaction
  • Positive attitude

On the job training provided

  • AutoCAD Plant 3D including P&ID and isometric modules
  • Various available training and tutorials required for job completion
  • Applicable seminars
  • Food process systems and equipment OJT
  • Job growth and advancement encouraged


  • Excellent hourly compensation
  • Health Insurance
  • Holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Casual work place
  • Flexibility


Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to

If you are interested in contract work instead,  send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to

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