Edelbrock, LLC Career Opportunities

Edelbrock, LLC Career Opportunities

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Title: R&D Technical Writer
Location: Torrance, CA.
Description: Edelbrock has an opening for a technical writer, working in the R&D department. This position involves generating detailed instruction manuals, creating and writing various types of user documentation, including how-to guides, references, manuals, cheat sheets, or instructions for all of Edelbrock's products.
Education: Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications preferred
Responsibilities:
  • Will assist the engineering staff in drafting release documentation
  • Explain scientific and technical ideas in simple language
  • Write technical direction on product announcements; assist with marketing brochures, advertisements, marketing specifications if called upon
  • Meet department leaders to establish technical specifications
  • Study drawings, specifications, mockups, and product samples
  • Create user documentation for a variety of material, including how-to guides and instruction manuals
  • Ensure technical verbiage is easy to understand by the layperson
  • Gather information on their subjects in libraries and on the web
  • Prepare charts, graphs, or forms to go along with rough drafts
  • Ensure fields flow in the correct sequence
  • Write articles and reports on current trends in fields such as science and engineering
  • Write clear and concise policies and procedures
  • Edit industrial publications
  • Create table of contents and cite sources
  • Submit copies to managers for feedback
  • Adjust copy as necessary and proofread for grammar and spelling
  • Follow a life cycle called document development life cycle
  • Release the document following final approval
  • Provide updates and different editions as necessary
Qualifications:
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong communication Skills
  • Experience with publishing software such as Quark XPress, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator or similar is preferred
  • Basic digital photography and Photoshop experience is also a plus
  • Basic knowledge of automotive components
  • High School Diploma required
  • 4 year degree a plus
  • 1-2 years in a technical writing or related work experience
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug test
  • Must be able to demonstrate analytical thinking and rapid problem solving skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to bend, stoop, twist at waste level and lift from floor level
Conditions: All potential employees are subject to drug screening and background check.
Benefits: Annual vacation, 401k, Paid Holidays
Salary: Based Upon Experience
Contact: Does this sound like you? To apply, simply email your resume and a brief description of why you're applying with "R&D Technical Writer" in the subject line. No calls please!

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