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Sheboygan, WI - (USA) 3114 South Business Drive WI Sheboygan , WI 53081



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Manpower is searching for a Copywriter to be responsible for the on-time creation and accuracy of technical content developed for plumbing products - media to include publications, labels and packaging, and animations. The Copywriter will lead the creation and maintenance of content and illustrations for installation instructions, homeowner guides, and servicing instructions. Our ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in English, Technical Communications, or Technical Illustration.

What's in it for you?

* 1st shift hours

* Competitive Salary

* Weekly paycheck

* Work with an incredible area company

What is the job?

* Responsible for the coordination of publication requirements with Engineering, Marketing, and Technical Publications service parts, illustration, and translation staff.

* Serves as the main contact for product teams for technical content and literature requirements for assigned literature projects. Completes qualification for all assigned literature projects.

* Evaluates project scope and product timing needs then negotiates and sets required documentation production schedule.

* Ensures the timely completion of assigned projects. Exhibits strong project leadership in the planning, scheduling, organizing, and team implementation of these publications; communicates and negotiates to appropriately apportion time and other resources.

* Has initial development and quality responsibility for technical product literature as assigned - covering product information, installation, use, and/or servicing.

* Represents department in matters of technical content and usability of publications. Recommends and supports maintenance of technical communication requirements, standards, and processes for all publication products.

* Maintains all project data including the determination of cost and timing parameters for projects and status notes.

* Other responsibilities and tasks as assigned.

What you bring to the job?

* Requires a Bachelor's Degree in English, Technical Communications, Technical Illustration or other technical discipline along with strong technical writing background.

* At least four years of technical writing experience for product and/or software is required.

* Mechanical aptitude, diagnostic skills, and ability to read drawings is required.

* Requires computer aptitude and demonstrated writing.

* Requires demonstrated visualization skills - the ability to translate between two- and three-dimensional data views. Illustration experience a plus.

* Must be self-motivated. Requires proven interpersonal and team leadership skills. Must demonstrate proficiency at managing complex projects, and ability to adapt to changing priorities.

* Experience with XML and DITA authoring tools and SAP is preferred. Authoring for reuse is required. Familiarity working with a tagged language (HTML/XML/DITA) is required. Requires familiarity with InDesign. Illustration experience with CAD or Pro/E, Creo, Adobe Illustrator, or Arbortext IsoDraw a plus. Proficiency with database use and excel spreadsheets required.

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