Manager, PLM and Document Management
YETI Coolers, LLC

Austin, Texas

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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At YETI, we believe that time spent outdoors matters more than ever and our gear can make that time extraordinary. When you work here, you'll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you'll help our customers get the high-quality gear they need to make the most of their adventures. We are BUILT FOR THE WILD™.

The Manager, PLM and Document Management will report to the Sr. Director, QA and Continuous Improvement in Austin, TX. This role is a core member of YETI's Quality Assurance team and will act as a subject matter expert for process and vendor document management, CAD storage, and the engineering change process. YETI is looking for a Document Control and PLM Manager with experience implementing and maintaining document control processes and administering a PLM system and PLM asset storage practices. This role will be responsible for the final launch of the PLM system, including documenting associated practices, system validation, departmental training, and the rollout of the overall system. Post launch of the PLM system, you will manage a small team of PLM and Document Control Analysts and will own administrative responsibility of YETI's PLM system, ensuring PLM assets are properly routed, approved, stored and made available as appropriate. This role will contribute and manage a portion of YETI's quality system processes, including document and product change management. Your strong organizational skills allow you to stay on top of multiple projects at the same time. You have a natural curiosity and repeatedly ask the question, "Is there a better way?" You can trouble-shoot system issues and are a proactive communicator. Document management via our PLM system is the foundation of YETI's engineering, quality, and operations departments.


  • Lead the final implementation of YETI's PLM system including documenting of associated processes, training the broader organization and validating the software
  • Lead the administration of the PLM system after launch, ensuring new users have appropriate access and training, and that the system remains aligned with YETI's business practices
  • Manage a small team of PLM and Document Control analysts, ensuring their daily tasks are effectively prioritized, they're performing at their best and continue professional development
  • Manage document control processes across operations, quality, R&D and our soft goods division, augmenting processes as required to ensure documentation is complete, approved and archived in a manner that allows for efficient and effective recovery.
  • Manage YETI's change control process, working cross-functionally to prioritize and ensure changes are properly supported with required engineering or operational documentation
  • Drive process improvement by identifying new ways of streamlining our document control and associated PLM processes
  • Maintain the PLM project implementation plan, communicating project status, and the status of related projects to key stakeholders and management
  • Lead the effective implementation of document management practices and processes across YETI, including the rollout of effective Quality Management System training

Qualifications and Attributes:
  • Bachelor's degree required or at least 10 years of relevant experience.
  • At least 6 years of experience working in Document Control or Engineering, including PLM administration and vendor document management. Experience in a consumer goods company is preferred.
  • At least 2 years of experience inspiring, developing, and mentoring a team.
  • Past experience with the implementation and/or administration of a product life cycle management software and tools, including documenting related practices and departmental training
  • Experience leading change management processes cross-functionally
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Self-starter with proactive, results-oriented focus
  • Ability to build cross-functional relationships and secure buy-in
  • Proven accuracy, reliability, and completeness in job execution
  • Experience with SAP, Teamcenter or Centric, preferred
  • This position is based at YETI's HQ in Austin, Texas, and relocation support will be offered to selected candidate.

YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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