Topcon

  • Document Control Change Analyst

    Requisition ID
    2018-2927
    Experience Level
    Senior Level Contributor
    Industry
    Agriculture & Construction
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    US-CA-Livermore
    Category
    Engineering Operations
  • Overview

    Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA (topconpositioning.com). Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  To  learn more about Topcon career opportunities go to  www.topconcareers.com.

     

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    The Change Analyst is responsible for the flow of Product Data (BOMS, Drawings, Specifications) into and through Topcon’s PLM system.  The Change Analyst will have a solid understanding of New Product Introduction and Engineering Change Management Processes.  The Change Analyst will be the focal point between engineering, operations, and the Project Manager to ensure timely implementation of engineering changes within the Product Lifecycle Management Process.

     

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Owns the processing of changes in Arena - ECOs, COs, DCOs, etc. as well as New Part Number creation,  Including independent judgement on methods and techniques for evaluating  new processes.                  
    • Defines BOM Structure, part numbering, and assembly numbering schemes based on project needs
    • Works with Project Management to understand and document the scope of product releases.
    • Tracks Engineering Changes through the review and release cycle, ensuring timely approval and processing
    • Owns Document Control Procedures and supports Process creation and improvements, utilizing independent judgement on methods for change.
    • Maintains the master and history files to ensure accuracy and ensures revision control is managed according to the policy.
    • Ensures seamless flow of Logistics data from Engineering to other business systems
    • Works with Cross Functional teams to ensure all changes are implemented correctly and dispositions are followed.   
    • Serves as an Arena expert and is responsible for Arena training as required
    • Provides Document Control status reporting at weekly Project team meeting and provides Status Reporting to Manager.                                          
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
    • Minimum 10 years with Change Management (Arena, SAP, Agile etc.) and Engineering Document Control or similar role in manufacturing operations including experience working with Contract Manufacturers.
    • ISO 9001 background required.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

     

    • In-depth experience with Arena and SAP.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Excel spreadsheets
    • Experience with Confluence and Jira desired
    • Able to gain technical understanding of product family structure and configuration rules, and implement these as a set of BOMs
    • Solid understanding of operations and supply chain processes
    • Strong demonstrated commitment to teamwork and working with internal and external customers.
    • Effective and professional interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with others.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to organize workload and prioritize multiple projects and tasks.

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