Technical Writer (Junior)

Manufacturing

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In a nutshell

Location

San Diego - CA, US

Team

Manufacturing

Experience

0-2 years

Degree

Bachelor

Job Category

Other technical job categories, Other job categories

Published: 10 days ago Job ID: J-00243749-175

Introduction to the job

The mission of the Technical Writer is to create and update documentation ranging from release notes to user guides for a highly sophisticated engineer and developer audience in the semiconductor industry. This involves publishing and administrative tasks. At Cymer, we look for talented technical publishing experts who have the desire to create and inspire change in a growing organization. If you have a desire to be part of a thriving fast paced company that offers challenge, encourages creativity and innovation, we want you to consider Cymer.

This position is located on-site in San Diego, CA. It requires onsite presence to attend in-person work-related events, work in the factory cleanroom environment, attend trainings and meetings and to further ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.

Role and responsibilities

  • Writes, edits, and publishes high-quality single-source product documentation using Microsoft Word and Adobe FrameMaker.
  • Plans, develops, organizes, writes and edits operational procedures and service documentation
  • Converts documentation format (FrameMaker to MS Word, MS Word to XML).
  • Coordinates internal reviews of the product documentation.
  • Publishes documentation in PDF using Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • Collaborates with other writers and the Manufacturing Engineering team to develop and maintain product documentation.
  • Can participate in control builds in the cleanroom with the Manufacturing Engineers.
  • Analyzes documents to maintain continuity of style of content
  • Leads technical documentation projects
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Job description subject to change at any time.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or science/engineering degree with at least 2-3 years of relevant experience and some technical training in computer software.
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant, work related experience in an international, highly technical environment.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, strong preference for native English.
  • Ability to develop and maintain large documents.
  • Ability to translate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problems through written and/or graphical formats.
  • Ability to add and update index entries.
  • Experience working with subject matter experts (SMEs), including editing content created by English as a Second Language (ESL) speakers.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word.
  • Experience creating and editing graphics using Microsoft PowerPoint and a screenshot utility, such as TechSmith SnagIt.
  • Must be knowledgeable of and have user experience with Configuration Management Systems.
  • Must possess an understanding of documentation standards.

Skills

Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel (domestic and/or international) dependent on business needs – no more than 10%.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads and deadlines.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.
  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.
  • This must include references to day and night shifts for accommodation purposes.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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