Teledyne Technologies

  • Manufacturing Documentation Specialist

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne Impulse
    1st Shift - Day
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge undersea technology companies that have been assembled by Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. Through acquisitions and collaboration, over the past 10 years Teledyne Marine has evolved into an industry powerhouse, bringing the best of the best together under a single umbrella. Each Teledyne Marine company is a leader in its respective field, with a shared commitment to providing premium products backed by unparalleled service and support.


    As part of the Teledyne Marine group, Teledyne Impulse designs and manufactures highly reliable electrical and optical interconnection systems for a broad range of harsh environment applications. We specialize in dry mateable, wet mateable, and underwater mateable standard products, as well as custom product interconnect solutions. From miniature underwater sensor connectors to large vehicle systems, Teledyne Impulse has created many innovative connection solutions.


    For more information, visit our website at


    Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.  

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    General Overview

    The Documentation Specialist requires high energy and a willingness to document process improvements based on data and investigation. The individual will conduct methodical reviews of existing processes in order to accurately document the build processes. Working under general supervision, will provide process review and documentation support to the production floor through the creation and maintenance of Manufacturing Process Instructions. The position will ensure that product consistency is maintained by standardizing production and documentation processes. Support new product introductions by working with the design engineers and other manufacturing engineers to develop documentation, processes that ensure product quality and repeatability.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


    • Creates and maintains the files and formats utilized for manufacturing work instructions with a focus on standardization.

    • Tracks the status of manufacturing work instructions on the shop floor.

    • Works directly with equipment operators to obtain pictures of equipment settings and product setup and product specific tooling.

    • Adds pictures and relevant data to manufacturing work instructions.

    • Maintains work instructions, and creates additional instructions for alternate equipment or processes.

    • Updates work instructions to ensure products are manufactured in accordance with Engineering and Quality Assurance requirements.

    • Uses various tools during documentation process including cameras, computers, micrometers, protractors, calipers, etc.

    • Monitors use and evaluates effectiveness of work instructions by communicating with operators and adjusting documentation for effectiveness.

    • Recommends changes to equipment or products based on setup data or work instruction data.

    • Provides general training to all operators and other manufacturing employees on the use of manufacturing work instructions.

    • Creates and maintains “known problems” data sheets and includes them in manufacturing work instructions.

    • Elevates process and product design concerns to Engineering for review.

    • Provides support to all departments in IFS by maintaining document control and creation of IFS process instructions.

    • Accepts other manufacturing department assignments, generally working on lean initiative projects.



    • High School diploma or equivalent (GED).

    • Two years of related experience and background in electromechanical assembly.

    • Experience with polyurethane, neoprene, and/or epoxy molding a plus.

    • Experience in process improvement for reduction in waste, reduction in cost and /or improvement in control.

    • Previous experience utilizing detailed manufacturing instructions, including drawings, work instructions, process sheets and shop orders.

    • Experience in writing assembly and/or test procedures preferred.

    • Successful background working in cross-departmental teams.

    • Working knowledge of MSOffice Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc)

    • Prior experience using a MRP or ERP system to review bills-of-materials and routings (IFS, Shop-Floor Workbench, etc)

    • Excellent organizational skills.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

    • Must possess U.S. citizenship or be a "U.S. Person". (A U.S. Person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident “Green Card holder” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20) or who is a ”Protected Individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).)


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