Engineering Documentation Specialist

Department: Engineering

Engineering Documentation Specialist

At Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small household and commercial appliances, our culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior and team work.  We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes health, dental and vision insurances, along with 401(k),  paid vacation, a paid charitable day off to share your talents with the non-profit of your choice, “summer hours” which is a great opportunity for long weekends all summer long, a quarterly subsidy to help cover the costs associated with staying fit, standing desks, the ability to purchase our products at a discounted cost, employee recognition, team building activities, a casual dress code, and flexible hours just to name a few of the advantages of working for this dynamic company.

We are seeking qualified candidates for an Engineering Documentation Specialist opportunity at our Corporate Headquarters in Glen Allen, Virginia.  The Engineering Documentation Specialist will be responsible for creating, delivering and maintaining documentation to support new product development and product changes to ensure products are manufactured and inspected in accordance with all applicable Legal, Agency, Company, and Customer requirements. 

Responsibilities of the position include: 

  • Create, deliver and maintain documentation, data, and files for new products
  • Create replacement and accessory part data, specifications, and images for use on HBB websites, and by our customer support teams
  • Follow established procedures to process Engineering Change Requests
  • Create/revise product graphics (Adobe Illustrator)
  • Revise Use and Care manuals (Adobe InDesign)
  • Audit preliminary and final gift carton artwork for accurate content
  • Audit final Use and Care artwork for accurate information
  • Communicate with third party providers to implement ‘fast track’ changes to packaging artwork

Requirements of the position include: 

  • A two-year degree in Engineering, Drawing, Technical Writing or similar education is preferred
  • A minimum of one year of experience in a manufacturing, document management, or engineering environment is required – A four-year degree in a relevant course of study may be considered in lieu of work experience
  • Must have knowledge and experience with MS Word and Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Corel Paint Shop Pro (or other photo enhancing software) and must have a proven record of quickly grasping new technology. Must have demonstrated the ability to work independently with a strong attention to detail while following established priorities and processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Must have demonstrated an above average ability to participate in a team environment
  • Experience with MS Access, and/or Visual Basic is a bonus

The successful candidate will possess a keen eye for detail, grasp new technology and processes quickly, and clearly communicate (both verbally and via email) with team members, other HBB employees, and third party providers.

Our employees enjoy working in a tobacco-free and drug-free environment.   We do not consider candidates who use tobacco products.  Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are interested and qualified for this role, please apply here:



Stay up-to-date on the hottest food trends with our blog, discover a new favorite dish with recipes from our Test Kitchen, access your account, and so much more.


Join over 100,000 people who receive weekly emails with recipes, coupons and more!

Sample Product Label
Back to Top to the top