Technical Author

Almelo, NL
Home Working, NL
About this position:

Do you want to be part of a business that genuinely values entrepreneurialism, innovation and individual accountability? We focus on our customers and are proud of the difference our technology makes. We partner with some of the biggest manufacturing companies in the world and our technical innovations are used to enhance well-known brands across multiple industries.

Are you able to write exemplary content for our scientific and technical audience? Are you looking for a position that gives you the opportunity to add real value to our customers’ experience? Do you want to do this in an ambitious, fast-growing, international company with a friendly and inclusive culture? Then this might be your chance to become a part of our global Product Documentation team!

We need a technical author who’s passionate about the profession. We want you to use your self-motivated and methodical approach to help us create concise and engaging content for our customers and engineers. Working within the R&D group, you’ll enjoy a unique opportunity to write about and contribute to the development of our scientific products and solutions.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Writing and improving content on how to install, use, verify and maintain our products

  • Creating digital and hardcopy outputs: service documentation, user documentation, help, e-learning and user guides

  • Producing video, graphical and photographic supporting material

  • Working to the company writing style, for a global audience

  • Using existing authoring systems and exploring new tools

  • Maintaining content on our information sharing platforms

  • Working in regular collaboration with other teams and SMEs

  • Joining (global) project teams as a technical author representative

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • Team spirit, meticulous attention to detail and an innate curiosity that drives improvement

  • Calm, methodical approach to handling routine work

  • Excellent command of English, both written and verbal

  • Min. 3 years’ experience as technical author in hardware/electronics/software environment

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical discipline

  • Proven technical ability with modern authoring software

  • Demonstrable knowledge of topic-based writing, single-sourcing and content reuse

  • Understanding of low-level coding such as HTML/XML/CSS

Great to have?

  • A passion for technical writing and an interest in continued learning

  • Background in, or exposure to, electronic engineering or scientific instrumentation

  • Experience of working within an Agile software development environment

  • The ability to spot a typo at a thousand paces

When you join?

  • Your career will take off with a comprehensive induction programme. We then continue to support and develop our employees by improving their skills, knowledge and performance by in-house, on-the-job training, and external training.

  • We value entrepreneurship and commitment by offering real career possibilities.

  • You become part of a growing company where you can shape the future of our work processes.


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Posted 30+ Days Ago
Job ID: 2855