Technical Writer III

Job Location(s) US-NY-Big Flats
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/7/2018 10:38 AM)
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Contract (Full-Time)
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Working Hours: Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm 
OT: Prior approval from supervisor is required. 

Capital Project Technical Writer - Support the Design, Acceptance, Installation, and Validation of Large Scale Manufacturing Process Equipment, per GAMP (good automated manufacturing practices). 

At the beginning of the capital project, gathers and compiles equipment design requirements to generate the user requirements specification (URS). Monitors the project life cycle, updates the URS, if needed, generates the functional requirements specifications (FRS), and based on the final design, generates the machine acceptance documents (FAT/SAT). 

During equipment installation, creates, writes, and edits operational, instructional, and maintenance documents required for the operation and support of the process and process equipment. Conducts interviews with users and technical staff to gather data for documentation. Researches and translates technical information into manuals for nontechnical users. Verifies document content on actual machine, confirming actions and responses are correct. 


Manages library of support documents and interfaces with the Quality department to ensure compliance to CPT and GAMP requirements. Produces products that conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards. Utilizes existing templates and recommends format improvements to meet technical and customer requirements. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Has internal and external contacts. 


The candidate should have experience with GAMP and/or documentation of new equipment builds and installation in a manufacturing environment. Should be comfortable working in a team environment where it is necessary to proactively solicit input and feedback from users and stakeholders. Should be familiar with process automation equipment, including HMI's, PC interfaces, and instrumentation used to operate a large manufacturing process machine. 

PPE: Standard will be provided (Rx Safety glasses will not be reimbursable) 

Education: AAS Required. 
Experience: 5+ years of dedicated Technical Writing in a "High" technology setting 


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