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Technical Writer
Ref No.: 18-04801
Location: Irwindale, California
Start Date: 04/27/2018
JOB SUMMARY
Support Client Engineers with preparing technical documents and manuals, explain complex information in a clear and concise manner and working with scientific staff to ensure accuracy of product descriptions. Responsible for documenting and managing change requests and ECO's to ensure complete traceability in a compliance environment. Also responsible for part/item setup in manufacturing data systems to coincide with ECO requests.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Under (e.g. limited supervision, general direction, etc.) and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations and Client procedures and guidelines, this position:
  • Writes and/or edits technical materials such as reports of research findings, regulations in technical areas, technical manuals, specifications or scripts on technical subjects
  • Provides written and oral reports, abstracts, summaries, charts, graphs, or other products.
  • Develops information and analysis to select and present information on the specialized subject in a format and at a level suitable for the intended audience.
  • Analyzes and review the preparation and organization of complex research.
  • Prepares written documents, including reports, articles, formal proposals, memoranda, and formal correspondence.
  • Edits reports and assists in or directs the development and presentation of the information.
  • Analyzes changes to various projects and prepares reports of changes for review.
  • Organizes and coordinates assignments that involve complex, Client or obscure problems and/or special requirements for analyzing and organizing information.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level
  • Responsible for ensuring subordinates follow all Client guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition
  • Responsible for ensuring personal and Client compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Performs other duties assigned as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Technical Communication, Professional Writing, or working towards a degree in a related field.
  • Degree in English preferred.
  • Experience in manufacturing technical writing a plus.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Must be confident utilizing Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word Paint, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat Pro. P.C. and electronic communication equipment such as scanner, digital camera, multi-line phone and printer.
  • Communicates effectively in both oral and written communication.
  • Builds a partnership with customers by regularly demonstrating a high level of expertise and professionalism.
  • Works as part of a team by contributing to Company goals, offering input and pursuing new ideas.