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Technical Writer - Manufacturing
Ref No.: 18-43516
Location: Santa Barbara, California
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Professional
Non-Exempt Position

Working Hours: Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm
OT: With Managers approval.

  • 3-6 month assignment to update all procedures and migrate to a document control software system
  • Work with engineers and production staff to gather accurate information for procedures.
  • Transcribe physical manufacturing practices into standard operating procedures.
  • Create LEAN documentation that is clearly organized, understandable, error-free, and grammatically correct.
  • Develop Microsoft word and excel templates for lot travelers, forms, checklists etc.
  • Release documents using EtQ Document Control software.
  • Work to a team project plan and due dates
  • Archive hard and soft copies of previous revision procedures and forms
  • Produces products that conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards.
  • Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
  • Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements.
  • Contact with others is primarily internal.

Education / Experience
  • Associate Degree or related experience in engineering documentation field with a minimum of two or more years of technical writing experience
  • Junior engineer / student experience will also be considered

Required Skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications, as well as proofreading
  • Should possess strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to stream-line practices into lean procedures
  • Ability to watch a process and then translate to a written procedure
  • Ability to incorporate photos in Microsoft Word
  • Must be familiar with manufacturing environment
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time in clean room environment
  • Ability to sit and work at a computer for extended periods of time
  • Ability to climb one flight of stairs multiple times through-out work day

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.