Vacancies R&D Administrative Assistant
Surface Solutions – Metco Aero & Energy | Westbury

R&D Administrative Assistant





Reporting to the VP of Global Materials R&D, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for document control of new product specifications as well as product specification change processes that were generated by the R&D engineers. In addition the Administrative Assistant will also compile monthly reports with R&D metrics related to new product sales analysis and product launches. Other administrative duties might be assigned as required.






Manage new product specification releases and engineering change notification action items.

Ensure that new specifications and specification change requests are routed, reviewed, approved, controlled and implemented in accordance with established procedures within the ETQ Quality Management System.

Ensure compliance to established document control and record retention procedures.

Compile monthly R&D metrics for reporting, including new product sales, product launches against planned schedules and determination of DTP (delivery to promise) of new products.

Manage SAP reports related to new product sales data and calculation of Vitality Index (new product sales as percentage of total sales), analysis of the data to determine trends, and present the data in suitable graphs.

Review scheduled product launch dates and liaise with R&D engineers to update changes to product launch dates and project phase changes.

Provide support to the R&D and Applications groups on various administrative duties related to expense reports, e-time records, purchasing card transactions, order of stationary supplies, arrangement and planning of global meetings and coordination of international travel schedules, and other administrative activities.  

Give constant feedback and input into process improvement within the document management and new product introduction.


We expect


  • Experience with using electronic Quality Management System solutions) in a Manufacturing/Industrial environment.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, in particular proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and data analysis. SAP knowledge an advantage.
  • Ability and experience in gathering and analyzing data in Excel and plot trends in suitable graphs.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and to meet business deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to think proactively and prioritize work.
  • Can handle sensitive information with integrity and confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail and accurate data management.
  • Communication, collaboration, team work and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be flexible and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Motivated self-starter, must maintain excellent attendance.
  • Bachelor’s degree will be beneficial.



We offer

Part-time role - 3 days a week, or alternatively 5 days a week morning’s only


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 15 000 employees at 186 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.85 billion. Sustaining growth and improving profitability in 2018: order intake to increase up to CHF 3.4 billion, sales to around CHF 3.2 billion, and the EBITDA margin to improve to around 15 % (after investments). *CA

Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials and services. With a dynamically growing network of over 30 locations worldwide Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!

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