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Lippert Components, Inc Technical Publications Writer in Mishawaka, Indiana

Develops, writes, and edits material for manuals, instruction, PCN, PIN, other product notices, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installations, operation, and maintenance of machinery, equipment, and parts: Receives additional assignments/all special projects from technical publications manager/director and other managers within the company.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Write documents based on findings of technical communicator as directed by the technical publications manager.

  • Reviews published materials (to also include videos, labels, and webpages) and recommends revisions or change in scope, format, content, and methods of reproduction and binding.

  • May write articles, and public or employee relations releases

  • Observe production, developmental, and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail

  • Reviews manufacturer’s and trade catalogs, drawings and other data relative to operation, maintenance, and service of equipment/ parts

  • Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology

  • May maintain records and files of work and revisions

  • May select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material

  • May edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers or plant personnel

  • Must travel locally to various plants.

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Organizational Skills

  • Time Management

  • Process Improvement

  • Strategic Planning

  • Must have high level of communication

Supervisory Responsibility

Responsible for ALL editing responsibilities, independent of technical writing process.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle, feel, or reach. This position is not very active when it comes to movement and requires a lot of typing and sitting in a chair.

  • Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather that the whole hand as in handling

  • Occasionally exerting up to 10 lbs. of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body

  • Required to have close acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts

  • Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive information through oral communication

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time salary position and the expected work hours are 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday; weekend and overnight work may be necessary.

Travel

Travel would be minimal outside of local area.

Required Education and Experience

  • Strong technical aptitude, preferably in LCI parts and RV applications

  • Ability to utilize all available resources including co-workers

  • Able to interpret descriptions of Coach parts/ equipment and translate those into clear instructions for the audience

  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and positive attitude at all times

  • Demonstrate experience in sequential processing -utilizing multiple software programs

  • Ability to assess and evaluate the work of technicians

  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures

  • Ability to reflect LCI core values in both customer interaction and the interaction of co-workers

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Requisition ID: 2020-3456

External Company Name: Lippert Components

External Company URL: https://www.lci1.com/

Street: 408 S Byrkit Ave

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