Tech Pubs Writer

Posted Date 4 months ago(12/19/2019 9:17 AM)
Requisition ID
2019-2175
# of Openings
5
Category
Customer Service/Support
Company : Name
LCI Plant 39 - Customer Svc.
Location : Address
408 S Byrkit Ave
Job Location
US-IN-Mishawaka

Overview

LCI is seeking candidates for the position of Technical Publications Writer. The successful applicant will be responsible for creating technical documents and manuals, explaining complex information in a clear and concise manner, and working with other team members to ensure the accuracy of product descriptions.

Essential Functions

  • Adhere to established document Standards and Practices (S&P), effectively using the appropriate template and Adobe Creative Cloud library assets as necessary.
  • Understand engineering intent and prints, attention to detail in prototype installation to accurately establish copy into document template.
  • Photograph or record essential steps to the installation process, in order to convey the necessary information for documentation.
  • Effective use of basic graphic design page layout skills, placing copy and graphics into template.

Competencies

  • Strong PC/MAC computer skillset required; candidate must be able to navigate through the desktop workspace in an efficient manner.
  • Mechanical aptitude, ability to translate engineering processes into common language.
  • Be proactive and demonstrate initiative in document development and self-improvemen.t
  • Accuracy in spelling and efficiency in typing; proper grammar usage.
  • Adhere to and utilize time management skills necessary for the scope of the project.
  • MUST be able to manage multiple projects at a time; multi-task.
  • The ability to learn new software, specifically Adobe InDesign and SolidWorks as this is required for daily tasks.

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This role does not have any supervisory responsibility upon hiring.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires sitting for long periods of typing and sitting in a chair.  It also requires standing, walking, and using a telephone headset. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and the expected work hours are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Travel

Travel will be minimal and would be primarily local – Mishawaka, South Bend, Goshen, Elklhart ‑ during the business day.

Required Education and Experience

  • Strong systems understanding is needed
  • Continuous Improvement experience is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Minimum of BA or BS degree or the equivalent in experience and skills
  • Expertise in the Adobe Creative Cloud, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat
  • Experience with Solidworks or other CAD programs

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

AAP/EEO Statement
LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Pay Group : AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

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