R&D Engineering Technologist

Job Category: Engineering
Job Location: Irvine, CA

Personal Attributes & Skills

  • Engineering Change Orders and Functional Requirements
  • Design control in a regulated industry
  • PDM- Product documentation management system (example: Ignite)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • GDP (Good Documentation Practices)
  • Strong computer skills, including usage of MS Office Suite; and CAD if applicable
  • Ability to read and understand procedures, drawings, schematics and design requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of ECR software systems
  • Ability to draft technical documents
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Proven success working with PDM systems for engineering groups
  • Experience with technical writing including but not limited to product requirements documentation, and engineering change orders.
  • Technical understanding in one or several technical areas is a plus
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Prior experience with Integrity, Microsoft Dev Ops, and Teamcenter are a plus
  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

Scope & Responsibility

This position will assist in the creation, coordination, and processing of essential documentation through Product Lifecyle Management (PLM) systems. The individual in this position will, at a minimum, be capable of performing the following tasks:

  • Assist in organizing and maintaining Design History Files (DHF) and technical files
  • Drafting documentation necessary to complete each phase of a project
  • Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects
  • Communicate with key stakeholders regarding Change Orders and Functional Requirements
  • Works with a cross-functional project team(mechanical, electrical, systems, software, marketing, regulatory, quality)
  • Provides input to the team and immediate supervisor in accordance with Company procedures to correct problems or deficiencies, recommendations, and implementation of changes where indicated and approved
  • Compare the technical requirements and derive proposals for actions for related products


  • Associate’s Degree in technical field, with 4-7 years of experience in technical documentation required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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