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Sr Technical Writer

Job Category: Tech Writer

Job Title: Sr Technical Writer

Location: Newburyport, MA

FT/PT: Full-Time

Shift: 1

Date Posted: 01/16/2013

Job Description:

										                                      Senior Technical Writer

You will be rsponsible for developing and maintaining technical manuals or set of manuals for a new product or updating equipment based on Product Support Bulletins (PSBs), Engineering Change Orders (ECOs), or user feedback.

Work with training, engineering, product support, and manufacturing to ensure that manuals & constituent procedures represent current configurations. 

Determine manual content. Develop / update manual (sets) for various Varian Semiconductor products for instructors, customers, and Field Service Engineers in accordance with New Product Introduction process. 

Requires 4-6 years experience in a related position and a 4 year degree in a technical discipline or a similar related discipline or equivalent Product Support, Manufacturing, or Field Engineering experience. Any semiconductor experience is a big plus. Requires the ability to understand system and function of constituent components and assimilate concepts and requirements into documentation.

Also requires good listening skills – relative to understanding customer needs & requirements, concepts, etc. anfd the ability to drive projects along with the ablity to quickly acclimate to a project and understand the role.

Must be able to identify and address audience needs and reasons behind them, identify and prioritize procedure requirements,prioritize needs (among various customers) and seek help, as required.

Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in its workforce.