Thermo Fisher Scientific Document Control Coordinator in Austin, Texas

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry (GC/GCMS)

How will you make an impact?

You will generate and maintain product and design data for our line of mass spectrometers that make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. You will engage directly with the engineers, scientists, and product line managers that design and develop new products, and you will collaborate within a global team to transition our ideas to manufacture. As a valued member of our team, we will count on you to build and maintain relationships across functions, and to lead projects to improve process efficiency.

What will you do?

  • Create and maintain material master records, product bills of material (BOM) and routings in SAP/Agile

  • Process Engineering Change Orders and Deviation Requests

  • Review and finalize component data specification forms

  • Support transfer to production by:

  • Organizing and releasing all engineering documentation for new products including PCBAs, mechanical assemblies, and associated kits

  • Coordinating with manufacturing buyers to prioritize procurement and identify long lead items

  • Facilitate communication and adherence to schedules between R&D, operations, and vendors

  • Ensure consistency and harmonization of documents and nomenclature. Responsible for the creation, management, and dissemination of templates and other document tools.

  • Act as first level administrator of the electronic document management system which entails setting up new users, creation of new workflow and/or electronic processes, dissemination of updates and changes to the system

  • Coordinate interaction between Engineering, Manufacturing, Service, Quality, Marketing and vendors to assess change impact and ensure all operational and documentation requirements are satisfied

  • Make recommendations to management about workflows within document control group for most efficient implementation of ECOs, including ensuring compliance with ISO

  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned

How will you get here?

This position minimally requires a high school diploma accompanied by relevant work experience. Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering, Drafting, or other technical discipline strongly preferred.

  • Five to ten years as a Document Control Specialist or ECO Analyst or Engineering Services/Product Data Administrator

  • Previous employment in a high-technology company (electronic/electro-mechanical system-level products/instrumentation)

  • Extensive experience using ERP and PDM systems such as SAP and Agile, and involvement in setup and maintenance of such systems as an administrator or super-user

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze business processes and adjust workflows for increased efficiency

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Detail-oriented and accurate in the input, review and reporting of various types of product data in several electronic databases

  • Responsive and proactive in claiming, processing and the daily completion of electronically assigned tasks

  • Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data and reports related to the administration of databases and processes

  • Understanding of ISO 9000 requirements

  • Knowledge of compliance document standards and accepted industry document management processes

  • Awareness of applicable industry standards and reporting requirements such as RoHS, REACH, CE, etc.

  • Able to review engineering drawings for mechanical parts and PCBAs for completeness and accuracy

  • Hands-on experience accessing models, documents, and creating macros and templates in CAD and eCAD (i.e. Solidworks) is a plus

  • Ability to act independently and prioritize

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.