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FLIR Systems Technical Writer/Mfg Process Documentation in Billerica, Massachusetts

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At Teledyne FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives Teledyne FLIR is making a real difference in our world.Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Executive Order 13991 (COVID Vaccinations for Federal Government Contractors) requires all employees working at a site at which work is being performed on a covered government contract to be vaccinated for COVID unless an exemption applies. The site at which this position is based is covered by the Executive Order. Proof of COVID vaccination is required at time of hire.

This role is onsite M-F at the Teledyne FLIR facility in Billerica, MA and is not a remote position. Local candidates given preference.

Job Summary:

Responsible for generating and updating process documentation for the Manufacturing Operations group.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for monitoring mfg process, writing, editing and revising, layout and publishing of manufacturing documentation so that a single controlled revision is available in a read-only directory.

  • Review and revise technical information and ECO changes as necessary.

  • Create and release all newly transitioned product documentation including process docs, data sheets and build documents in manual as well as electronic format-such as VKS work instruction software for manufacturing.

  • Work with manufacturing team to help standardize and improve the documentation process.

  • Perform individual research, follow instructions and simplify and streamline complex information.

  • Generate process documentation to accommodate lean manufacturing work operations.

Job Qualifications:

  • Certificate training or suitable experience in technical writing

  • Aptitude for understanding manufacturing assembly and test methods

  • Possess a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications, familiarity working within ERP and document managements systems, desktop publishing, Adobe, image capturing and editing software

  • Additional skill requirements:

  • Concise writing and photo skills

  • Active listening

  • Aptitude for learning new technology

  • Communicating with others at all skill levels

  • Ability to gather and organize information

  • Active learning

  • Creativity, flexibility

  • Visual interpretation of technical details

  • Analysis of products and problems

  • Problem solving

  • Ability to shift priorities and multi-task efficiently

    Applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident, asylee, refugee or must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce.

    Teledyne FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

Teledyne FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.

Teledyne FLIR designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems.

Teledyne FLIR offers a fast-paced, dynamic environment that provides for a challenging career and the ability to achieve professional growth. It is the talent of our employees that sets us apart as the technology and market leader in the infrared community.