Tech Writer

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Tech Writer

  • Specialty:

    Engineering
  • Title:

    Tech Writer
    • City:

      Marlborough
    • State:

      MA
    • Zip Code:

      01742
  • Start date:

    05-17-2017
  • Status:

    Closed
  • Assignment Type:

    Direct Hire
  • Job Id:

    42383

Description

Tech Writer - Marlborough, MA

Description

The Tech Writer will be responsible for conducting various documentation activities.  This role will work cross functionally with product managers, engineers, and subject experts to create high-quality technical documentation that contributes to the overall success of our client’s processing systems.

 The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Define and create product manuals for systems that accomplishes the following
    • Effectively communicating the function, capability, and operational requirements of products.
    • Complies with all relevant industry standards.
  • Prepare reports in support of Regulatory Compliance activities.
  • Work with Technical Product Ownership, Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance to determine relevant criteria for product descriptions and function.
  • Test and verify content of User’s Manuals either by performing active tests on products or working with Applications Engineers to determine the overall effectiveness of documentation.
  • Create templates for User’s Manuals, Service Manuals, Application Notes, Service Bulletins and other documentation as needed.
  • Prepare application notes and service bulletins as required.
  • Determine appropriate software and media to accomplish tasks as necessary.

Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, Technical Communications preferred or direct relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Minimum of 5 years technical writing experience.
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures.
  • Excellent written skills in English.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Illustrator.
  • Experience in industries such as lasers, optics or capital equipment a plus.
  • Good proofreading and problem solving skills.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • Capable of maintaining multiple tasks and report as needed on status.
  • US Citizen

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