Technical Writer, LIKO Welch Allyn, Skaneateles Falls, NY

Provides documentation contribution within an area of expertise as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the Research and Development division. Develops, writes, and edits material for the operating system, system updates, system memos, technical papers, manuals, instruction sheets, and related technical and administrative publications in print and/or electronic media. 

· Writes and edits technical documents in compliance with quality system and regulatory requirements.
· Researches existing procedures and interviews Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to acquire source data and determine documentation requirements.
· Translates engineering data into procedures and instructions suitable for use by the intended users.
· Determines illustration needs. Works with Graphic Illustrators for graphics.
· Publishes final document in a desktop publishing environment.
· Supports and participates in documentation validation.
· Maintains open communication with (SMEs) Service, Marketing, Training, Legal, Engineering, Quality and Sustaining Engineering.
· Creates and manipulates electronic files for archiving, on-line documentation publishing, and printing. Performs the duties of a Publication Specialist as needed.
· Develops, recommends, implements, and adheres to technical documentation standards, communications including templates and style guides.
· Coordinates the printing, electronic publications, and distribution of technical documentation.
· Disseminates documents for technical review and serves as collection point for feedback.
· Serves on project teams as assigned.
· Updates and verifies information as well as populate information in JDE.
· Responsible to help meet company time to market objectives, and meeting product and project cost targets by monitoring translation spend.
· Applies technical competencies in difficult situations applying new technical tools and concepts under the direction of others.
· Generates detailed, high quality technical documentation to capture and communicate designs.
· Create translation request in database.
· Process translations in Agile and JD Edwards.
· Knowledge of technical documentation request database.
· Complete monthly metrics on time.