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Technical Writer

Company: Illinois Tool Works, Inc.
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

ITW Hartness is a world class secondary packaging equipment manufacturer headquartered in the beautiful suburbs of Greenville, SC. Founded on the premise of cutting-edge innovation and a relentless commitment to our customers, ITW Hartness' world class equipment is designed to our customers' goals of continuous improvement throughout the production process.Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where you can make a significant impact immediately. You will enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program for those who qualify.**ITW Description:**Since ITW's founding more than 100 years ago, ITW has become one of the world's leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables and related service businesses. ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 56 countries that employ more than 50,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. ITW has 81 businesses divided into 7 Segments, which includes: Welding, Automotive OEM, Food Equipment Group, Construction Products, Polymers & Fluids, Test and Measurement & Electronics, and Specialty.The Technical Writer is responsible for producing and delivering end-user technical documentation for packaging equipment, including technical manuals, digital content, and supplemental materials. This position will gather technical information from subject matter experts (SMEs), write/edit copy using proper grammar and standard technical writing style, and verify accuracy of content by obtaining SME technical reviews. This position ensures that all documents meet established content standards as well as customer-specific requirements. This position works closely with many different departments to meet deadlines. This position is a key part of each project team and participates in all aspects of product development as a user advocate.**RESPONSIBILITIES**+ Create technical operations, safety, installation, and maintenance documentation for packaging equipment from scratch, using schematics, mechanical drawings, touchscreen programs, and subject matter expert interviews as source material.+ Update existing technical documentation as required by changes to equipment and customer demand.+ Work with engineering and assembly staff to ensure technical accuracy of material.+ Create illustrations for technical documentation from engineering drawings or photos.+ Work with Technical Illustrator to produce final technical documentation.+ Photograph and video equipment; edit video for internal or external use as needed.+ Coordinate production of technical documentation (printing, shipping, translation, digital publication, etc.).+ Create content for use in eLearning and formal training.+ Support other departments as required with technical material, photos, and videos.+ Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills+ Ability to take technical information and make it usable for average users+ Ability to create simple graphics and manipulate photos+ Knowledge of automation, mechanical, electrical, and software concepts+ Ability to work independently, while meeting deadlines for multiple projects+ Experience with any documentation Content Management System such as Adobe FrameMaker, MadCap preferred+ Ability with Adobe Illustrator, Acrobat, and Photoshop+ Experience with XML, structured authoring, and single-source publishing a plus+ Experience with SolidWorks Composer, AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks a plus+ Bachelor's degree or similar experience in the field+ 2 to 4 years' experience+ Ability to think analytically and creatively+ Team-oriented+ Self-motivated+ Candidates should demonstrate flexibility, sense of urgency, attention to detail, project management ability, and professionalismAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines._ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.__As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.__All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws._ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Illinois Tool Works, Inc., Greenville , Technical Writer, Advertising , Greenville, South Carolina

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