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VIVA USA Inc Specification Analyst in Waterloo, Iowa

Req Ref No: JNIASA13 Location: Waterloo, IA Duration: 12.0 months



Publishes engineering change documents involving engineering and manufacturing data including all levels of complexity. Responsible for the integrity of the Common Specification data, Part Geometry Change Control data at a unit including the interface with Worldwide Information System for Engineers (WISE) and other worldwide common databases. Recognized as a specifications expert, providing leadership, consultation and training to others in the unit or division. Trains less experienced team members in best practices, guidelines and standards integral to the change notification process.


Writes and proofs production level specifications for design changes to complex parts and assemblies related to major programs and product improvements by analyzing engineering data and other related data for Product Delivery Process (PDP) / Product Data Management (PDM) tools. Using the engineering change process, creates, coordinates and maintains complex Bills of Material, Material Masters, drawing revisions and part attribute data in corporate information systems. Provides work direction and trains team members and other users as needed to assure work is completed using proper processes. Uses knowledge and experience to serve as liaison and consultant providing feedback that affects specification and decision activities; serves as specification representative for project teams. Completes various specification audits and monitors Engineering changes to ensure data integrity and uniformity. Coordinates and delegates inter-factory decision changes. Facilitates required multi-discipline meetings, records and publishes meeting minutes and works closely with other affected stake holders to establish a consistent pattern for adopting specifications.

Specific Position Requirements

A Bachelor's grad in Business or Communications would be a good target

FOCUS Specific Duties:

Maintain all FOCUS software quality process documentation including the FOCUS SharePoint Sites. Schedule feature review meetings and process review results to assure adherence to PDP sub processes. Process software change requests and problem reports to assure adherence to PDP sub processes. Maintain the FOCUS onboarding process for new employees and schedule training sessions.

Required Skills, Knowledge, & Relevant Work Experience

Detail and process focused. High level of flexibility including ability to handle rapidly changing priorities. Strong communication skills. Good computer skills including the ability to learn new tools.

Desired Skills, Knowledge & Relevant Work Experience

Experience with Microsoft InfoPath Experience with SharePoint

Education (Specific Branch of Study, Certificate)

Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.