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Technical Writer

JR Automation – A Hitachi Group Company

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Posted on 08/04/2022


Nashville, TN, USA


NOTE: As a "Hybrid Remote" position, the role requires a portion of the responsibilities to be performed onsite, and would require relocation for non-local candidates.

As a Technical Writer you will create product manuals regarding the custom industrial automation machinery built by JR Automation.  You will partner with project teams to ensure the accuracy of technical manuals including written, prints, pictures & video content.  In this position you will report to the Documentation Department Manager  

What You’ll Do: 

  • Create technical manuals using layout and graphics software to accompany machinery built in our facility
  • Use cameras to create and maintain photographic and video references for machinery 
  • Communicate with project teams to ensure accurate documentation
  • Ensure your documents meet project specifications
  • Assemble hard copy and digital manuals and other documentation
  • Write business correspondence to accompany documentation
  • Write and ship revisions to documentation, as necessary 
  • Assist with general documentation and business unit tasks and activities
  • Internal and external communications as assigned, including but not limited to, reference documentation, newsletter, marketing and ISO procedures

Note:  This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities. 

What You’ll Bring: 

  • Bachelor's Degree (technical writing, with a concentration in science, engineering, or applied technology preferred) or an equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Exposure to industry (automation and/or manufacturing) and technical communication strongly preferred

Skills You’ll Have: 

  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office 
  • Good technical writing skills  
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Premier Pro, etc.)

Company Overview:

At JR Automation, A Hitachi Group Company, our talented teams leverage the latest technologies, innovative thinking, and decades of experience to provide our global customers with world-class automation equipment.  We transform processes & optimize operations with the solutions we design, build, program & deploy for nearly every industry.  Our people are the heart of our operations, and we believe unique skills and capabilities enable us to grow, collaborate and evolve.    

Join our team of 2,200+ at one of the 27 facilities around the globe.  We offer competitive pay, great benefits, apprenticeship programs, tuition reimbursement and training opportunities to develop your skills.       

ComeThink. Solve. Create. With Us! 

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JR Automation is a leading provider of intelligent automated manufacturing and technology solutions that solve customers’ key operational and productivity challenges. JR Automation serves customers across the globe in a variety of industries, including automotive, life sciences, aerospace, and more.

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