Junior Content Engineer – Project Manager

Product / New York, NY

Use Your Engineering Skills to Manage Interesting Web-Based Projects!

If you are a degreed engineer this might be your great first job out of school!  We are looking to hire a Junior Content Engineer with a strong interest in project management and a good knowledge base of manufacturing processes to join our growing team!

This entry-level position in our New York City HQ is a great chance to apply your engineering skills in a different way — creating online industrial product catalogs at an internet marketing company that services the manufacturing industry. You’ll expand your know-how beyond straight engineering, working with clients to help them strengthen their internet presence while developing your internet tech skills.

Day-to-day Responsibilities include:

  1. Interface with clients from contract through completion of catalog:
  • Based on client input, create a catalog design plan for use by ThomasSpec.
  • Act in a consultative role to advise Production team on the best approach for authoring their catalog with regard to technical requirements – such as category structure, product name/description, searchable attribute fields, etc.
  • Work with the customer to gather source materials suitable for the catalog authoring process, including paper catalogs, MS Excel data, and product imagery, etc.
  1. Interface with data creation staff and external vendors to achieve client satisfaction:
  • Provide technical direction and guidance to produce the data in accordance with the catalog design plan.
  • Perform quality control reviews to assure high quality standards. If catalog doesn’t meet QC standards, return project to creation staff for rework.
  • Provide feedback to assist in authoring process and creation tool improvements.
  1. Engage in constant communication with process managers:
  • Provide information on project status, schedule, and costs.
  • Provide feedback as necessary to communicate suggested improvements to the process and / or toolset.

Requirements:

  • Recent graduates with one year experience in an engineering design, development, or production environment preferred (can be internships.)
  • Familiarity with the specification and operation of mechanical and electrical components and systems.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (concentration in mechanical or manufacturing preferred) or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent writing skills, with the ability to summarize and communicate important data. Technical writing experiences a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to function well in a detail and deadline oriented production environment.
  • Superb interpersonal skills, able to provide high level customer service to a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders

Do you have what it takes to be our next Junior Content Engineer and help our clients get the most out of the websites we build for them?  If so, get in touch!

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