Senior Technical Writer

Freund-Vector Corporation

POSITION FUNCTION:  Prepare, write and assemble high quality, easily understood installation -  operation - maintenance manuals for new and existing equipment. The "Senior" designation recognizes mastery in technical writing skills for electrical and mechanical machines and processes.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develop, write and assemble high quality, easily understood, installation, operation and maintenance manuals for new and existing equipment for all product lines, for shipment with equipment including technical specification sheets for each piece of equipment rented or sold.
  2. Coordinate and review manuals with project personnel to ensure accuracy and on-time delivery.
  3. Consult with Engineering, Laboratory, Service and Manufacturing groups to ensure accuracy in written materials and Engineering drawings.
  4. Provide for illustrations/photos for use in manuals, derived from engineering drawings, photographs and vendor information.
  5. Coordinate with the Service group for repair parts orders that require bill of material updates, material certification, vendor information or updated manuals.
  6. Prepare copies of existing manuals to fill customer requests.
  7. Maintain baseline documentation and maintain revision control of publication baselines.
  8. Serve as a resource for the department in providing information/guidance with respect to CE, material certification and translation requirements.
  9. Examine Engineering Change Orders (ECO) to define product line changes or needed project updates.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education - High School graduate required.  Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Communications or Engineering or equivalent experience required.
  2. Experience – Minimum of 3 years of technical writing experience in developing and writing technical manuals, manuscripts and/or project documentation.
  3. Availability - This is considered a full-time position. Must be able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week.
  4. Special Abilities - Must have good typing and electronic publishing skills with excellent written communication ability; must be able to read and interpret technical drawings and related documents, operate several computer programs; graphic software experience would be beneficial; some camera experience would be helpful.
  5. Physical Requirements - Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally. Must be able to sit, reach, twist, and work in small confined areas.
  6. Mental Requirements - Mental Requirements - Good organizational skills; Ability to handle stress produced by time pressure; Ability to concentrate for prolonged periods; Accuracy.
COVID-19 Precautions

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Freund-Vector has implemented many mitgation efforts including, but not limited to: additional cleaning, mask requirements, social distancing requirements, and employee and visitor screening.

Application Instructions:

Please send cover letter and resume to recruiting @freund-vector.com.

Freund-Vector is an EEO.

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Senior Technical Writer

Freund-Vector Corporation

(.DOC, .DOCX, .PDF, .RTF, .TXT, .ODT, .PAGES, .WPS up to 2MB)

Job ID: 71831

Posted 21 days ago

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