Columbia Tech

This position is responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting the documentation control needs of manufacturing engineering.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support changes and releases of documentation for Manufacturing Engineers including drawings, bills of material, wire run lists, and work instructions.
  • Examine documents to verify completeness and accuracy of data within the change order process.
  • Confer with document originators and other personnel to resolve any identified discrepancies and compile appropriate changes to documents.
  • Recommend improvements to company processes and documentation.
  • Maintain and enter data into the company Product Lifecycle Manager (PLM), Enterprise
  • Resource Planning system (ERP), Manufacturing Execution System (MES), and other systems.
  • Post document changes to controlled records, release documents via change order process, and notify affected individuals and departments of change approvals.
  • Compile, maintain, and archive control records and related files to release drawings and other engineering documents to production and other operating departments as requested.
  • Develop work instructions for production processes.
  • Support collaborative build processes, on-site or at customer site.
  • Remove obsolete printed work instructions and replace with most recent active revisions.
  • Prepare and provide hard and soft copies of production documentation upon request.
  • Support and implement processes and tools to provide system reports and company metrics.
  • Create memos, meeting minutes, cover sheets, and other documents as requested.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to more junior associates as required.
  • Perform other Manufacturing Engineering department duties as required.


  • 5+ years’ experience in documentation control and data management roles.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Proficient typing skills.
  • Intermediate proficiency in configuration and use of document management structures/systems, including ERP and Enterprise Product Data Management (EPDM) systems. Experience with Omnify, Epicor 10, Aegis FactoryLogix, and SolidWorks EPDM a strong plus.
  • Must be extremely detail oriented and a fast learner.
  • Must be willing to work with production to develop work instructions.
  • Must be willing to travel as needed.
  • Experience in the engineering industry preferred.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Associate’s degree or 5+ years’ experience minimum.

Working Environment

  • Generally works in an office environment, but may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting.
  • Occasional travel required.

Physical Requirements

  • Interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting.
  • Must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.