Engineering Assistant


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Responsible for maintaining engineering document control records and related files, organizing prototypes and pilot lot testing, and updating information for product line meetings.


  • Back-up position for Document Control Specialist.
  • Set up new products using ERP system (enterprise resource planning; Sonnax uses Sage X3 system).
  • Process ECN’s and make basic drawing changes in ACAD & SolidWorks CAD systems. Update revision block and title block and maintain product data revision control.
  • Effectively communicate in verbal and written forms with people from a wide variety of backgrounds in multiple departments.
  • Assist engineers with setting up parts in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system; Aras Innovator.
  •  Attach quotes & other necessary documents to New Product Projects.
  • Track & organize engineering prototypes.
  • Track pilot lot arrival dates & deliver samples to engineers for testing.
  • Perform basic inspection of parts.
  • Prepare packaging layouts.
  • Run necessary reports for Product Line meetings & Engineering managers.
  • Maintain Engineering Samples Libraries.
  • Order miscellaneous supplies for Engineering.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Continuously make suggestions for better, more efficient ways of doing things.


  • High school diploma or GED, plus two years of directly related experience required. Associates degree preferred but not required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office with emphasis on Outlook, Excel, Word, and Windows Explorer.
  • Must have a basic understanding and knowledge of the use of quality assurance inspection equipment and reading of data and reports.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to quickly grasp and execute duties with minimal instructions.
  • Ability to understand engineering drawings is a plus.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, SolidWorks and PDM Works are desirable. 
  • Understanding bills of material is a plus.
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