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Job Title:  Technical Writer

Requisition ID:  3321

Suwanee, GA, US, 30024

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.


Job Purpose

We're looking for a Technical Writer to create, edit, and transfer assembly documentation. In this role, you’ll work with the manufacturing engineering team to support product transfers, in order to ensure a smooth transition. Additionally, you will be a core part of the team in charge of transferring our current assembly instructions to our new digital software, Visual Factory. The ideal candidate has demonstrably strong communication and writing skills, and can effectively interact with engineers, management staff and production operators.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write accurate work instructions to support the company’s work instruction process and support their transfer to Visual Factory
  • Work with engineering and subject matter experts (SMEs) to obtain product and/or process familiarization and specific documentation requirements and information.
  • Conduct time studies to quantify processing times and ensure production lines are balanced
  • Photograph products and/or develop graphics to augment textual information.
  • Follow style standards for procedure documentation and work instructions. Ensure writing style of all technical documentation is simple, clear, concise, grammatically correct, and written for the intended audience and purpose.
  • Revise existing documentation based on product changes documented in Engineering Change orders (ECOs)
  • Support the product transfer process by reviewing bills of material, drawings and work instructions for accuracy and working with appropriate departments to correct, if necessary
  • Provide input on processes, procedures, materials, and services to support innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Support continuous improvement efforts with the team and promote healthy, respectful communications.
  • Assist with hands-on training of manufacturing employees on new products, tooling, equipment and process revisions to support implementation of any new processes


Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree, or equivalent
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, including willingness and ability to consult with subject matter experts from engineering, support, and management
  • Work independently with little supervision
  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking
  • Proficiency in MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings, CAD models, and schematics
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
  • 2-5 years of technical writing work experience in a manufacturing environment


Desirable Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SAP software
  • Knowledge of Visual Factory software
  • Experience creating infographics such as diagrams, screenshots, workflows, graphs, etc.

General Job Requirements

  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.
  • Must be able to frequently bend; twist; reach; stoop; kneel or crouch.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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