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Technical Writer I
Ref No.: 18-16338
Location: Santa Barbara, California
Title-Technical Writer I
Location-Santa Barbara,CA 93103
Duration-3 Months contract (Possibility of Extension)

Non-Exempt Position

Working Hours: Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm
OT: With Managers approval.

• 2-3 month assignment to update all procedures and migrate to a document control software system
• Work with engineers and production staff to gather accurate information for procedures.
• Transcribe physical manufacturing practices into standard operating procedures.
• Create LEAN documentation that is clearly organized, understandable, error-free, and grammatically correct.
• Develop Microsoft word and excel templates for lot travelers, forms, checklists etc.
• Release documents using EtQ Document Control software.
• Work to a team project plan and due dates
• Archive hard and soft copies of previous revision procedures and forms
• Produces products that conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards.
• Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
• Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements.
• Contact with others is primarily internal.

Education / Experience
Associate Degree or related experience in engineering documentation field with a minimum of two or more years of technical writing experience
• Junior engineer / student experience will also be considered

Required Skills
• Strong verbal and written communications, as well as proofreading
• Should possess strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets
• Ability to stream-line practices into lean procedures
• Ability to watch a process and then translate to a written procedure
• Ability to incorporate photos in Microsoft Word
• Must be familiar with manufacturing environment
• Ability to stand for long periods of time in clean room environment
• Ability to sit and work at a computer for extended periods of time
• Ability to climb one flight of stairs multiple times through-out work day