This position requires on-site presence at our Corporate Headquarters in Rice Lake, Wisconsin; telecommuting is not available.
Transforms technical content into relevant, meaningful information for a variety of audiences. Works closely with the director of marketing, lead technical writer, copywriters, project managers and marketing specialists to create manuals, technical bulletins and training materials.
Create and edit technical documents for publication, including user manuals, training materials, installation guides and online content
Conduct peer edits for grammar, style, and form
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
Edit and create content with the customer in mind
Ensure documents meet editorial and customer specifications and adhere to standards for quality, graphics, format, and style
Interact with writers and subject-matter experts in coordinating/preparing the documents for publication
Experienced using multiple documentation tools to develop base templates and manipulate output styles
Exceptional grammar skills
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills
Experience managing multiple projects and adhering to schedules and priorities
Degree in English, Technical Writing, or related field highly desirable
Proficient with Adobe® Creative Cloud (Photoshop®, Illustrator® and InDesign®) including Adobe FrameMaker®
Strong attention to detail
Passion to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
A proactive and open-minded attitude to resolving problems and delivering results
Experience with customer engagement via social media and blogs a plus
Experience with interactive online manuals desired
Solid modeling and animation experience a plus
About Rice Lake Weighing Systems
Rice Lake Weighing Systems is a family-owned, ISO 9001 certified corporation based in the United States. Its headquarters, metrology laboratory and main manufacturing plant are located in Rice Lake, Wisconsin with support facilities throughout the world including North America, South America, India and the Netherlands.Rice Lake Weighing Systems is an international leader in the manufacture and distribution of weight-related products and process-control equipment. Within this ISO 9001 registered company, progressive new technologies merge with the wisdom of industry experience and create the future of weighing through cutting-edge research and design. Our roots are planted firmly in the principles of quality and customer service. Through three generations of family ownership these ideals remain unchanged. Today, Rice Lake Weighing Systems is world renowned for delivering the highest standard of product and the best service in the weighing industry. We continue our dedication to being the best by every measure, from community involvement to global commitment, and the promotion of ethical business practices that represent the values of our customers, our employees and our company.