Dematic Corp. Technical Writer - 15344 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Dematic is an intralogistics innovator that designs, builds and supports intelligent, automated solutions for manufacturing, warehouse and distribution environments for customers that are powering the future of commerce. With engineering centers, manufacturing facilities and service centers located in more than 25 countries, Dematics global network of 8,000 employees have helped achieve more than 6,000 worldwide customer installations for some of the worlds leading brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, supply chain solutions and related services, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.ResponsibilitiesDematic has an immediate need for a Technical Writerin our Technical Communications and Training group. The candidate will work to create software help systems, training materials, and related documentation for external customers.Qualifications:Minimum requirements for consideration:Exceptionally strong English communication and writing skills.Exceptional attention to detail. Strong determination to produce applicable, accurate, and complete technical documentation for a variety of audiences.Ability to manage time, meet deadlines, and set priorities with minimal direction.Willingness to adhere to standards, styles, and templates to ensure common documentation look and feel.Ability to understand complicated information and communicate it clearly in writing.Ability and willingness to proactively procure data from various sources.Ability to logically pursue cause and effect.Software aptitude and ability to learn software technologies quickly.Ability to document software with common industry tools, such as Adobe RoboHelp, MadCap Flare, or similar.Proficient with the Microsoft Office products, especially Word.Additional experience and skills that would beneficial:Degree in Technical Communication, related technical field, or equivalent technical writing experience.Demonstrated ability in documenting large-scale software systems.Demonstrated ability to parse complex content.Experience identifying requirements for various audiences and producing technical documentation tailored to their needs.Experience working within a Word template.Strong graphic design skills, with experience creating visual aids, such as infographics and work instruction sheets, a plus.Familiarity with material handling systems a plus.QualificationsKey Responsibilities:Create excellent documentation deliverables to support all users within required time frames.Be a dedicated student. Continuously learn about Dematic solutions and become self-sufficient in updating and creating documentation to support it.Establish a strong feedback loop with subject matter experts and internal audiences to continuously improve deliverables.Education:Typically, BS/BA in related discipline.Knowledge and Experience:Typically, 12 years of experience in related field, but recent college graduates are also encouraged to apply.Key Working Relationships:Primarily intra-organizational contacts with some external contacts.Equal Opportunity Employerndash;minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identityPlease see job description for required skills.