We have an immediate opening for a Technical Writer in our Bellingham, WA facility.
- Creation/editing of:
- Owner’s Manuals
- Instruction Sheets
- Part Breakdowns
- Wiring Diagrams
- Specification Sheets
- Safety Labeling & Product Warnings
- Press Releases
- Engineering/Tech Support Bulletins
- Catalog & Web Sales Copy
- Training Modules & Style Guides
- Company SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
- Video Scripts
Approximate time breakdown for position:
- 40% Technical Writing, Desktop Publishing, Photo Editing, Illustrations
- 25% Part Breakdowns, Wiring Diagrams
- 15% Reading, Proofing, Editing
- 10% Hands-on Work with Machinery and Tools
- 10% Meetings, Research, Other
The ideal candidate will have a high mechanical aptitude, strong knowledge of power tools and machinery, and a college degree (or work experience) related to communications or writing. Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite or similar desktop-publishing software is preferred, but not required.
Our Tech Docs team operates under regular deadlines in a production-oriented atmosphere. Our Tech Writers regularly coordinate with inspectors and engineers around the globe, as well as a variety of internal Company staff in multiple departments. All work produced is subjected to multiple rounds of extensive proofing, so the right candidate must be comfortable with constructive criticism and a deeply involved editorial process.
Those who succeed in this position have a strong work ethic, are highly detail-oriented, and have a strong sense of resilience and confidence. We work in a fast-paced environment, on a wide variety of challenging work, and for many different stakeholders. Therefore, the candidate must be enjoyable to work with, have an adaptable personality, and a perennial positive attitude. Due to the fast-paced nature of the job, good organization and time-management skills are simply a must.
About Our Company:
Since our inception in 1983, Grizzly Industrial has become one of the USA’s largest providers of woodworking and metalworking machinery, tools and related accessories. Grizzly products can be found in all sizes of shops, from the large industrial production users, to the smaller cabinet and machine shops.
We provide high-quality products at the lowest possible prices and are truly dedicated to providing excellent customer service to ensure our customers’ needs are met.
As a company, we value employees with a strong work ethic who desire excellence in the service they provide and their work. We promote a corporate structure that is professional, collaborative, fast-paced and organized. We place a strong value on respect and integrity and promote a positive environment where employees are committed, energetic, helpful, cooperative, courteous and productive.
As an organization we focus on getting results, and in order to achieve results we remain focused on teamwork, maintaining high standards, and taking complete ownership of our work.
Compensation and Benefits:
We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Medical and dental insurance
- Progressive premium coverage on dependent medical/dental insurance based on years of service
- Employer-paid long-term disability, AD&D and life insurance
- Optional short-term disability, dependent life insurance and AFLAC
- Flexible Spending Account
- Paid vacation and holidays
- 401(k) plan
- Employee discount
To be considered, please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grizzly is a drug-free and equal employment opportunity employer.
To learn more about our company’s products and history, visit our website at www.grizzly.com.