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Motion Recruitment Partners Technical Writer - Contract/Hybrid in Wayland, Massachusetts

Technical Writer - Contract/Hybrid

Wayland, Massachusetts



$45/hr - $45/hr

This company in the industrial robotics space is looking for a Technical Writer to join their team. This will be a 3-6 month contract (30-40 hours/week) with the potential for conversion to full-time. The role will have a hybrid schedule of 2-3 days/week in their office in Cambridge, MA with the rest of each week being remote.

The company provides a robot to clients that is able to autonomously unload trucks at warehouses to ease the physical burden on human warehouse workers. You’ll be writing for a variety of end users such as technical personell on the client side, warehouse workers, and maintenance workers repairing the robot. This is an opportunity to work hands on with a cutting-edge industrial robotics product that utilizes machine learning, computer vision, advanced sensors, and AI to accomplish its tasks.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Computer)

  • 5+ YOE in Technical Writing

  • Experience working with robotics devices or industrial automation products

  • Experience using OnShip CAD with little to no assistance from engineers

  • Ability to work comfortably in a fast-paced startup environment

  • Ability to interview technical staff and deepen your understanding of the product

What You Will Be Doing

  • Create and maintain consistent style guide across technical documents, building off of existing company and brand guidelines

  • Write manuals and documents for operating, training, maintenance and more for a variety of end users

  • Work closely with product management, engineering, QA, and business leaders to gain a deep understanding of the product and its parts

  • Ensure that documentation is compliant with relevant RIA and electrical safety standards

  • Interface with field engineers at customer sites to ensure that documentation is accurate and easy to consume

The Offer

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical and dental insurance

  • PTO

  • Sick time

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family

  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits

  • Vision Benefits

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance

  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options

  • Paid Sick Time Leave

  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans

  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted by: Andrew Wilson

Specialization: Technical Writing/Training