Engineering Documentation Coordinator

Date: Sep 12, 2022

Location: Gainesville, GA, US, 30504

Company: Lincoln Electric

The Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric Company, is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of brazing, soldering, heating, cutting and welding equipment, as well as brazing and soldering alloys and welding consumables.

Req. ID: 22117 

The Engineering Documentation Cooridnator is repsonsible to drive all aspects of product change management to ensure work flows from concept to finished product.   This position works closely with the product data specialists as well as drafters to help drive information related to part numbers, Bill of Materials, and routings to be accurate.


Coordinates Engineering Documentation System

Drives the various steps required to change Product Change Requests (PCR’s) into Product Change Notices (PCN’s), which may include SAP data, drawings, test specifications, packaging sheets, repair sheets, corrections, and workflow etc. by working with engineering personnel.

Go to for all PCR, part number, bar code and pilot run logs.  

Responsible for ensuring accuracy in the SAP system with Bills of Material (BOM) data, part numbers, routings, and revision letters as prepared by the drafters and product data specialist.

Trouble-shoots master data issues related to Bills of Material, costing, material determination, and product status.

Train non-engineering workflow users.

Oversees and enters into SAP the basic cost structure for engineering review.

Acts as a liaison for all engineering projects from conception through production.

Tests and approves configuration in the workflow system including concept for other department’s execution.




Manages the CAD Drawing System

Assigns part numbers, bar codes, maintains bar code log, and oversees or assists with initial set-up of bar code labels, coordinating with CAD Operators.

Oversees or produces non-drawing type documents including packaging sheets and engineering metric reports.

Tracks and oversees all product engineering drawing master files.

Coordinates drawing completion, review and engineering approval by revision letter.



Education and /or Experience     


Required – Associates degree in engineering or related field.  Must have minimum of 1 year of light project management experience. Minimum 3 years SAP experience including PLM and workflow. 3 years of manufacturing experience.


Preferred: Grey Belt Six Sigma



Attributes for Success



Responsibility & independence

Able to multi task



Excellent communication skills

Assist with and potentially lead projects

Attention to detail

Shares expertise with others

Respectful of others




This position can be filled as a Lead level where the following responsibilties may be included. 

Leads documentation team

Coach and develop team members

Maintain training levels

Participates in interviews and provides input  for selection and hiring

Advises supervisor about counselling of employees that may lead to future disciplinary action

Advises and consults with supervisor and HR and takes disciplinary action when needed.

Exercise strict confidentiality in regard to personnel matters.

Conducts oneself in a manner that sets a positive example for all employees and encourages teamwork.

Provide an environment which fosters good morale amongst your employees.

Establish and maintain sound communications with subordinates, peers and management.

Assist and support employees in resolving work related issues.

Be an expert supplier and responsible internal customer.

Ensure employees are fulfilling the needs of the department and are held accountable for their actions.



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing Support 
Section:  J.W. Harris Co, Inc. (US20) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville GA

Job Segment: Welding, ERP, SAP, Project Manager, Manufacturing, Technology