This exciting and challenging position is to work in the Corporate Packaging Design department for Leviton Manufacturing Company, a leading manufacturer of electrical devices, network connectivity solutions, lighting energy management systems, and security and lighting automation applications. You will be part of a team of technical copywriters and technical illustrators that will focus on creating technical copy and illustrations for installation instruction manuals for our extensive line of products, with the objective of enhancing content to improve our customers' experience. Secondary, you will be working with our graphic artists in the creation of technical sell copy for retail and distribution packaging, with the objective of conveying product features for improved sell through at point of sale. This position will interact with product engineers, product managers, manufacturing facilities, suppliers, customers, and various other functional departments in the development of these essential packaging elements for our products.
Create and implement detailed and accurate technical illustrations that depict product installation steps, product use, and all product functions into installation instructions and manuals
Create all supporting illustrations, including cross sectional views, wiring diagrams, wiring schematics, specification tables, technical icons, logos and all other supporting elements required for installation instructions and manuals
Collaborate with technical copywriter and product engineers in the development of technical copy that complements technical illustrations
Implement technical illustrations, copy, warnings, warranties, photos, and all other required elements into established style sheets and templates that conform to Leviton and industry standards
Collaborate with packaging engineers, production facilities and suppliers in the specification of materials, sheet sizes, folding patterns, and book binding requirements
Finalize the validation of completed work through the use of department’s document approval process
Collaborate with legal, standards, product engineering, and technical copywriter in the creation and modification of warning statements for the safety of installation and use of Leviton products
Assist in the maintenance of the department’s digital library of illustrations, wiring diagrams, line art, logos, technical terminology, and all supporting elements for use in the layout of installation instructions to assure consistency across all documents
Assist in the creation of style sheets and templates as needed to support in the layout of technical and graphic design artwork
Assist in developing video and web content targeted for assisting end users in understanding the use and installation of our products
Assist in projects relating to packaging development
Education & Experience:
2 year Associate's degree in Electromechanical Design or equivalent; Bachelor's preferred
Minimum 2 to 3 years’ experience in consumer market copywriting, technical layout or equivalent
Skills & Abilities:
Ability to accurately depict spatial representations of product designs, steps, and details
Experience in the use of SolidWorks or equivalent CAD software
Ability to translate technical or complex ideas into concise, business-oriented content and storylines
Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders to develop messaging and gather technical details
Ability to manage multiple projects while meeting project objectives and timelines
Must be an excellent team player
Must be creative, resourceful, able to think independently, be attentive to detail and consistency, and be highly organized
Must exercise judgment in time management and work prioritization
Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 2579
About Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Leviton is a global leader in electrical wiring devices, lighting energy management solutions, networking solutions, security and home automation and commercial data infrastructure products. Leviton offers a product line that includes more than 25,000 devices for virtually every conceivable residential, commercial and industrial wiring device need.