Technical Writer (m/w/d) in Rotkreuz 100%

  • Contract type Permanent Position
  • Place
  • Reference 100-6155-553248
  • Start date ab sofort oder nach Vereinbarung
  • Sector Chemistry & Life Sciences
  • Publication date 19.05.2023
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MANPOWER AG ist spezialisiert auf Temporär- und Dauerstellen und bietet umfassende Personaldienstleistungen an. Mit Standorten in der ganzen Schweiz unterstützen wir unsere Kunden, um deren Aufträge und Projekte erfolgreich zu realisieren. Für unseren Kunden in der Region suchen wir eine/n

Technical Writer (m/w/d) in Rotkreuz 100%

Your assignment

Writes and updates end User, Service and Host Interface Documentation in English and software while respecting project requirements and documentation standards. Plan, develops, organizes and edits operational procedures for user and service documentation.

Independently collects information required to produce the documents. Cooperates closely with service personnel, trainers, developers, and other subject matter experts.

Organizes documentation reviews by subject matter experts, and implements their input. Ensures that quality targets, timelines, and regulatory requirements are respected. Is enthusiastic about technical writing and contributes to frequent discussions aimed at the continuous improvement of our processes and guidelines.

Executes international documentation projects independently. Coordinates the work of a documentation project team consisting of technical writers (in-house and external), terminologists, illustrators, and translators.

s responsible for documentation project planning, cost control, meeting quality targets and timelines, fulfilling regulatory requirements, and respecting given documentation standards. Manages localization projects (for software and documentation) in close collaboration with software development and country organizations.

Provides the interface between the documentation team, the development project team and other departments. Contributes to the continuous improvement of documentation processes and tools.

Your profile

Apprenticeship and/or undergraduate degree in an electronic, mechanical, information technology, scientific or linguistic discipline; a further education e.g. in informatics or technical documentation is a plus.

Proven experience in technical writing. Excellent spoken and written command of English (native speaker or equivalent level).

Experience with Schema ST4 or comparable Content Management Systems. Proven experience with Adobe FrameMaker (structured) or a similar authoring tool. Familiarity with software development processes.

Ability to quickly learn complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text, pictures and/or videos. Ability to communicate in an international environment and motivate colleagues from different functional areas.

Strong skills in the organization, planning, prioritization, and management of stakeholders and their expectations. Good knowledge of translation, localization and project management tools.

Experience with iterative/agile software development methods, such as scrum. Familiarity with laboratory systems and environments is an advantage.


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Manpower Switzerland offers its customers more than 55 years of experience in the recruitment, selection and placement of permanent and temporary staff, as well as in HR solutions. Its network of 50 branches active in all linguistic regions, 20,000 temporary staff, 1,500 permanent placements and over 5,000 clients – including small, medium and large companies – in all sectors of industry make Manpower one of Switzerland’s leading providers of workforce management solutions.
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