Technical Writer II

Goleta, California
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 35.50 - US$ 36.75 per hour
Ref. Number
Miller,Brooks, Spherion
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Job Description

Our customer has an immediate need for a long-term, full-time technical writer.

Candidate will be observing processes on a manufacturing floor as well as a great deal in a clean room. Candidate will be fully gowned for the clean room work area to create documents for the level of workers operating in these areas, as well as ability to create documents for engineers and management level.

This position requires the physical ability to stand for long periods of time on concrete floors, as well as climbing stairs.

Create work instructions for production/manufacturing operators

Work with engineers and production operators to gather accurate information for work instructions

Simplify highly complex engineering/technical instructions for production operator level work instructions

Transcribe physical manufacturing practices (watch operator) into documented work instructions.

Physical verify documented instructions with manufacturing practice for accuracy

Create LEAN documentation that is clearly organized, standardize, simplified instructions, error-free, and grammatically correct.

Develop Microsoft word and excel templates for lot travelers, forms, checklists etc.

Develop restricted formatted Microsoft office templates for users with little to no experience with office formatting knowledge

Develop annotated guidelines/visual work instructions

Work to a team project plan and due dates

Develop technical writing class/materials for writing work instructions

Produces products that conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards.

Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements.

Contact with others is primarily internal

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

--Strong verbal and written communications

--Proficient in Microsoft Word + Excel spreadsheets

--Ability to stream-line practices into lean procedures

--Ability to watch a process and then translate to a written procedure

--Ability to stand for long periods of time in clean room environment

--Ability to sit and work at a computer for extended periods of time

--Ability to climb one flight of stairs multiple times through-out work day


1-4 years

- familiar with manufacturing environment
- AA education with a minimum of two or more years of technical writing / auditing experience
- Document and Production Auditing experience
- Document Control and Management experience

This is a great opportunity to get involved in a long-term position with a reputable and growing local company! Apply today to be considered for this wonderful career opportunity!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law. San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance: Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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