NOW HIRING - Document Control Specialist

October 5, 2022 by Socket Mobile, Inc. | CAREERS

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Socket Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), a leading provider of mobile data collection and manufacturer of Bluetooth barcode scanner and contactless reader/writer is looking to expand its IT development team with an individual who is passionate about new technologies and the mobile world.

Socket Mobile Inc. is seeking an experienced Document Control Specialist who possesses a deep understanding of the lifecycle management of our product from ideation through production and retirement phases.  

This is a temporary 3-6 month long assignment. 


  • Collects, maintains, updates, and distributes documentation related to product configuration, manufacturing, assembly.
  • Documentation from Engineering, Project Managers Manufacturing Engineering such as drawings, schematics, test reports, outsources certification, datasheet, etc.
  • Ensure that the documentation, drawings, schematics, test reports, certifications and data sheets are available and transparent for the operation department at any point to ensure the quality of the products and on-time shipment.
  • Update and manage the Arena Product Lifecycle management (PLM) system to process and control documents and interacts as appropriate with related systems such as the Sage 100 enterprise resource planning system.
  • Knowledge of the Arena technology is a must or must be proficient with other similar PLM systems such as Agile.
  • Able to create new import BOMs and new part numbers to Arena.
  • Able to create ECOs, MCOs in Arena.
  • Able to perform Administrator tasks such as add/edit employee information in Arena and perform training for new users.
  • Able to retrieve related product documentation on Arena. 
  • Assists other employees in following document control procedures ensuring that current documents are available.
  • Training new employees about Socket Mobile Inc.’s quality system and business manual.
  • Maintain ISO documents on SharePoint where the employee can access quality documentation.
  • Update and maintain ISO 9001:2015 related processes, regulatory compliance, and quality management.
  • Work with various departments such as Sales, Customer Support, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Engineering to update their procedures and OTMPs every year.
  • Perform internal audits for ISO to ensure that all departments have followed the ISO guidelines.


  • This position is based in Newark, California. Must be legally able to work in the U.S. - no visa sponsoring.

Socket Mobile Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

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