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Technical Writer - Manufacturing (Contractor) 

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Technical Writer—Production (Contractor)

It’s all about you. So, allow us to answer your burning question—WIIFM?

  • An opportunity to upgrade your skillset.
  • Master the art of better communication.
  • Personal and professional development opportunities.
  • Learn practical tools to convert complex concepts into simple sentences for expert and non-expert audiences

 

Position Location/Summary:

  • You will work on a variety of subjects, supporting our Production team. You will spend quite a bit of time on site but can do some work remotely. This position reports to the Process Improvement leader who will review your work and provide the final approval.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Design, Develop and implement customized technical documents. Gather information about needs, objectives, functions, features, and requirements.
  • Write and edit technical documents including reference manuals and product manuals.
  • Write and edit procedural documentation such as user guides and manuals.
  • Determine the type of publication that will best serve the project requirements.
  • Meet with engineers, programmers, and project managers to learn about specific products or processes.
  • Research product samples to fully understand the product.
  • Assess the audience needs for whom the technical and procedural documentation is intended; adjusts tone and technical terms used to meet those needs and to ensure understanding.
  • Plan writing processes and set timelines and deadlines.
  • Create or work with graphic designers to create diagrams, charts, and other visual aids to assist readers in understanding a product or process.
  • Gather feedback to improve technical documents.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

 
Position Requirements

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience working with engineering to improve the user experience: design, UI, and help refine content and create visuals and diagrams for technical support content.
  • Extensive experience in subject photography.
  • The ability to take excellent pictures is essential.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent writing and grammatical skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to present complex data in clear, concise text.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work independently.
  • Ability to edit and proofread work of colleagues.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Technical Writing, or related field required.
  • Three years of related experience required.

 

 

 

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Independent Contractor  
Position Technical Writer - Production  
Location Palo Alto (HQ)  
About the Organization SCITON is an industry leader and manufacturer of medical aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. With a vision to improve people's lives, our top-tier devices are built to order with integrity by pioneering, customer-focused, and results-driven individuals.










At the heart of it, innovation is a fundamental cornerstone of our culture. We strongly believe that new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time and embrace an open-door culture that welcomes and fosters individuals who are creative, driven, passionate, and willing to take the lead with us. Join us for an opportunity to grow and make an impact.



Life at Sciton:



At Sciton, people matter. We are more than a company; we are a family, which is why we give all our employees:


• The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.


• Empowerment to develop their creative genius and encouragement to be lifelong learners.


• Incentives for creativity and innovation across the organization.







What Sciton offers you:


• Competitive health benefits


• Retirement


• 401(k)Employer Match


• Time off


• Professional Development


• Stock Options


• Employee Referral Bonus


 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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