Engineering Support Assistant - El Cajon - job 1196668

Date: 09/12/2021

City: El Cajon, California

Employment type: Full-time


Are you an organized individual with a mind for detail and strong work ethic? Do you have a background in tooling order fulfillment and maintaining documentation? Are you a team player with great interpersonal skills? Do you have experience in a departmental support environment? Taylor Guitars is searching for a driven, reliable Engineering Support Assistant to assist our Research and Development Electronics and support factory automation. In this role, you’ll be responsible for data entry, documentation, and the coordinating order and transfer of parts and supplies to throughout the factory. If this sounds like you, apply today!

The Engineering Support Assistant performs a variety of tasks to support the day-to-day activities of the Product Development department and provides assistance for specialized tooling and R&D projects. This involves maintaining documentation; placing orders for tools, office supplies, and other departmental needs; completing physical transfers of guitars and tools; data entry and other general administrative tasks.



Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Transfers tools to Manufacturing and other destinations.

  • Creates and submits documentation describing the physical characteristics and purpose of tools for review and archival.

  • Orders parts and raw materials for the Tooling shop; orders miscellaneous office supplies for the Product Development department.

  • Completes / coordinates local pickups and deliveries using a company-owned vehicle.

  • Assists with organization of Engineering tasks, including assigning work order numbers and archiving documentation from closed jobs and projects.

  • Manages stock of consumables produced by Tooling for various Manufacturing departments using our 2-bin system.

  • Transfers guitars and other Finished Goods between Manufacturing, Product Development, Supply Chain, and Marketing.

  • Coordinates sending and receiving samples and tests parts, between internal departments and with external vendors.

  • Collects and submits timesheet data from Engineering personnel for accounting purposes.

  • Creates ID tags for new Tooling using a laser engraving machine.

  • Performs general data entry and assists with special projects as needed.


  • Detail Oriented – Pays attention to the minute details of a project or task.

  • Organized –
    Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

  • Team Oriented –
    Ability to get along with others and to work well in a team environment.

  • Interpersonal Skills –
    Builds and maintains productive relationships across the organization.

  • Reliability –
    Demonstrates reliable and predictable attendance and punctuality.

  • Time Management –
    Utilizes available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

  • Technical Aptitude -
    Skill of planning and completing administrative tasks correctly and on time.

  • Communicates Effectively
    - Communicates proactively and with purpose and professionally, in a concise and straightforward manner. Communicates to those involved, especially if agreements cannot be kept.

  • Active Listening Skills –
    Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.

  • Strong Work Ethic –
    Ability and determination to work hard to meet goals and complete given tasks.


Education & Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.

Computer Skills
: Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word; computer literate with the ability to learn new software applications.

Certifications & Licenses:
Ability to qualify to drive a company vehicle. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must have a clean driving record for company insurance coverage

How to apply:

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