Sr. Engineering Assistant



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Cedar Rapids

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Branch Information

Manpower CORE 100 Manpower Place , WI - 53212 Phone : 414-982-1960



Job Description

Do you find thrill in supporting the engineers with admin tasks? Are you looking for steady hours and weekly pay checks? Manpower has immediate opening for Engineering Project Assistant in Cedar Rapids, IA.

What's in it for you?

· M-F - 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

· $21.85 per hour

· 12 month - contract

What is the job?

·Job Summary

·The contractor will be responsible for assisting engineers with administrative, documentation, process and general engineering related support activities. Individual must demonstrate the ability to support several engineers, providing the wide variety of administrative and computer skills to assist engineering projects. Assignments typically include word processing, preliminary document preparation utilizing computing resources with a variety of applications. Performs as primary engineering support focal point for inquiries and problem resolution during the pre-release, release and revision phases of the engineering development cycle. Performs project non-technical duties. Acts as process and tool expert for engineering design teams. Must possess ability to coordinate and lead activities as well as strong organization and analytical skills.

Job Responsibilities:

* Edits format of software/hardware documentation. Verifies change requests are in the proper state and implement into documentation. Performs data conversion using various application media for software development or project file maintenance.

* Provides tools expertise and support to Engineering: MS Office Apps, requirements capture databases, change management and tracking tools. Generate reports as required.

* Interfaces with technicians, engineers and engineering managers to create/edit documentation.

* Ensures compliance with the Third-Party Intellectual Property process.

* Collects metrics and prepares presentation materials for analysis.

* Analyzes metrics, identifying opportunities for continuous process improvements. Works with Engineering to train on processes and tools.

* Assists in tracking action items, risk management tools, and tasks in the change management tools.

* Supports the Bid & Proposal process, assisting in bid narratives and bid reviews.

* Networks with both internal and external personnel at multiple levels. Communications require skill, tact, persuasion and/or negotiation to accomplish the objective of communication.

* Generally works on highly complex assignments which are given in terms of objectives to be accomplished and priorities to be followed. Requires independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues. Makes recommendations for new procedures.

What you bring to the job?

·Previous experience in engineering administrative tasks

·High School Diploma or GED

·Ability to pass the drug test and background check

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