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21 Dec 2012

Full-Time Technical Writer 2 (San Diago, CA)

Illumina – Posted by TechWhirl San Diego, California, United States

Job Description

Requisition #: 5169
Posting Job Title: Technical Writer 2
Department: Quality Control
Dept Group: Manufacturing / Production
Location: HQ
Country: United States
State: California
City: San Diego
Job Summary: Basic Function and Scope of the Position:Write, edit, index, or revise a variety of technical, end user documentation such as policies and procedures, standards and specifications for a wide range of uses.Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Create, edit, and maintain procedural documentation including but not limited to department policies and SOP’s, user and training guides under general instruction.
• Write, edit, produce, and maintain online documentation.
• Research and translate technical information into manuals and/or web-based documents for nontechnical and technical users.
• May document engineering processes and specifications.
• Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements.
• Update documents and help develop a standardized method for cataloging, versioning and retiring documents.
• Support quality assurance efforts, assemble documentation for audits and ensure that documentation is compliant with federal regulations.
• Collaborate with departmental staff to collect and interpret input from R&D or other departmental personnel.
All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.

Preferred Educational Background:
• BA/BS Degree or higher in English, communications or scientific field.

Preferred Experiential Background:
• 2-5 years relevant experience in documentation in a scientific organization.
• Practical lab experience preferred, multiple disciplines e.g. QA, Engineering; Research a plus.
• Strong knowledge of the Internet and the associated technology and architecture.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.
• Strong proficiency with PC applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Windows.

Knowledge and skills typically acquired through previous positions in fast-paced corporate environments which involved responsibility for similar work.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer

Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Full-Time.

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