• Documentation Technician

    Job Locations US-IL-Springfield
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/8/2019 3:30 PM)
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  • Overview

    Responsible for technical documentation including creation & maintenance of part numbers, and associated documents including CAD drawings, creation & maintenance of product structures, and preparation & execution of Engineering Records (ERs). This position receives direction from departmental management, assists with part number & product structure strategies, works in a team environment, and facilitates data management & communication. The position is responsible for supporting day-to-day activities in the Documentation Group.



    • Create, change, & obsolete part numbers with appropriate information to insure proper action by other departments.
    • Check CAD drawings produced by drafters, designers, or engineers for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to current drafting standards. Also, check that ER supporting documents are present & complete.
    • Create & modify CAD detail drawings and supporting documents from markups or instructions from designers, project managers or others.
    • Create & modify 3D CAD component models, assembly models, and drawings of a basic complexity such as injection molded, cast, and formed sheet metal parts.
    • Possess or develop knowledge of tolerances, notes, material specifications, ANSI & other industry standards.
    • Create & modify product structures for all components, assemblies, and final products containing all of the elements required to produce and sell an end product.
    • Create product structures for replacement parts, assemblies, and kits for servicing products.
    • Check product structures in SAP for accuracy and completeness.
    • Process ERs to release new or modified product to the organization in a clear and concise manner.
    • Participate in prototype builds to verify product structure accuracy & organization.
    • Use interpersonal skills and communication skills to contribute in a team environment.
    • Attend and contribute to team meetings.
    • Performs other assigned duties.


    2 year A.S. degree related to manufacturing desirable; significant prior job experience in an equivalent role may be substituted for education requirement;  minimum 1-5 years experience working with drawings & product structures in a manufacturing environment; ability to operate CAD software & spreadsheets; effective communications skills; both written and verbal, able to work well under pressure while maintaining good judgment and organizational skills, maintaining accurate work methods, basic mechanical & electrical aptitude; able to perform proficiently in a team setting, able to accept and manage change.


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