Technical Writer - Engineering

  • Ariens
  • Green Bay, WI, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020

Job Description

At AriensCo, we build more than exceptional products - we create opportunities that impact careers. Our culture values innovative thinking, hard work and determination. We interact in teams, collaborate together and make decisions quickly.We see growth potential in every team member, and are committed to supporting our employees with continuous training and advancement opportunities.Our environment? We're corporate, without being "corporate." Whether you work at our headquarters, manufacturing facilities, or one of our global distribution businesses, you'll always have the freedom to create and contribute. Our company vision is "Passionate People, Astounded Customers." Quite simply: it revolves around peopleSpeaking of people, you're not just employee #1,762 to us. You're family and your role is invaluable. Without exceptional people, we can't continue to produce the amazing products we're known for around the world.Ready for the ride of your career? Then come join us. By joining our team, you'll have the opportunity to work in a rewarding workplace with a strong sense of community.Job Description:We are currently recruiting for a motivated and passionate Technical Writer to write and edit technical materials and communications for manuals, instruction sheets and related publications by performing the following duties.THE DAY TO DAY...Gathers information necessary to complete technical writing projects by means of any combination of the following:* Interviews personnel* Electronically manipulates CAD models to create operational and assembly illustrations* Assembles/dismantles/installs product* Observes production and developmental activities to determine operating procedure and detail* Operates product* Observes and performs procedures related to the product and product maintenance* Studies bill of materials, parts list, engineering drawings, safety standards and any other relevant documents* Reads journals to understand industry and competition* Organizes material and completes writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style and terminology* Reviews published materials and recommends revisions or changes in scope, format, and content; maintains parts look up formatting and adds to data base* Maintains records and files of work and revisions* Creates and/or selects photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate documents* Performs typesetting and laying out of material for publication* Prepares files for distribution to printerTHE QUALIFICATIONS...* Associate's Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school* Bachelor's Degree preferred* Mechanical aptitude and an interest in working with power equipment* Proficient in writing technical "how to" information, i.e. procedures, task/sub-task and steps in a document centric environment* Skilled in learning and applying a technical vocabulary* Able to be flexible and adapt to changing products, projects and priorities* Must have a comfort working with written material in various languages, but not required to read or translate documentsAbout AriensCoSince 1933, the AriensCo name has been associated with reliable, durably crafted, high-performance outdoor power equipment. Our core values - Be Honest, Be Fair, Respect the Individual, Keep our Commitments, and Encourage Intellectual Curiosity define our culture and inspire our team. We believe passionate people and astounded customers lead to unstoppable success.Our employees' quality of life is important to us. When people feel appreciated, respected and supported, careers thrive and ideas come to fruition. AriensCo employees are provided various great benefit opportunities which may include:* Medical, Dental, Vision* Life Insurance* 401(k) and profit-sharing plans* Bonus Programs* Accident and Critical Illness Insurance* Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs* Flexible spending account (FSA) plan* Voluntary wellness programs* Employee purchase benefit* Employee Assistance Program* Tuition Reimbursement* Safety shoes and safety prescription glasses reimbursementEEO StatementThe concept of diversity is important to us at AriensCo. That's why we've created a culture that is inclusive, accepting and understanding. We embrace diversity among our partners, suppliers and employees. We also strive for diversity in the quality of our ideas. Inclusion and acceptance means that, regardless of who you are, you will always be standing on our welcome mat.AriensCo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. AriensCo hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.Providing our employees with an environment free of discrimination and harassment is something we take very seriously. Embracing diversity enables us to attract the best talent, foster productive teamwork, and expand our business opportunities.
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