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Associate Technical Writer

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Our client is seeking a detail-oriented Associate Technical Writer to set up product manuals based on existing templates and handle reviews and approvals under the supervision of the Technical Communications team. Candidates must have exceptional attention to detail and must work with a very high degree of accuracy.

Duties:
Set up product manuals in Word using existing content, in multiple languages and templates, following written procedures
Identify and remap key content segments (titles, headings, etc.) to current template models
Reformat some content from lists to tables in multiple languages
Handle product manual reviews and approvals
Balance multiple projects simultaneously
Deliver under tight deadlines
Follow all processes, style guides, templates, and brand guidelines
May involve moving content from Word or PDF to XML in XMetaL authoring tool
May involve working within a document control system


Skills:
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to gain proficiency with additional authoring tools, including XMetal, FrameMaker, and InDesign
Ability to create PDFs using Adobe Acrobat
Ability to quickly learn new processes and software tools
Keen attention to detail and high regard for quality
Work with minimal supervision and manage time effectively
Excellent communication skills


Education:
Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline
Technical writing experience in a scientific environment preferred

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