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Technical Writer

Posted 15 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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As our Technical Writer you are responsible for researching and creating, writing and maintaining technical documents, for instance user manuals, Technical Data, Marketing Specifications and Solution Specifications. You will create the 2D/3D illustrations in the technical documents, using the 3D model of the Engineer. Furthermore, the Technical Writer participate in the development (PDP) process of a machine/system with focus on these documents. In addition, you will also participate in departmental improvement projects or Marel global pro-jects. Sometimes this will be as a member of a project team, sometimes as a project leader.

The job will be full time but we are also very open to candidates with the willingness to work 32 hours per week with the flexible working hours.

What you'll be doing

  • Create content for the technical documents using Adobe FrameMaker in accordance with the style guide
  • Create 2D/3D illustrations for the technical documents, using the 2D/3D application software SAP Visual Enterprise Author and Adobe Illustrator
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders, such as Engineers and Product Specialists within Sales and Service
  • Follow and respect the development (PDP) process
  • Create and maintain the templates and standard building blocks
  • Motivate product experts to transfer and share their knowledge
  • Publish the technical documents in the relevant databases
  • Contribute in improving the departmental processes or the Marel global processes

What’s in it for you?

There’s nothing like the feeling you get when you do something worthwhile for a living. That said, coming home from work knowing you made a difference is just one of the great things you can experience at Marel. You can expect:

  • Freedom to take initiative and make a real impact in a growing global business
  • An environment of trust and respect with space to explore and fail
  • A network of specialists who are always willing to help
  • A healthy work-life balance with 40 vacation days and flexible working arrangements, you choose how and where you want to work!
  • Endless possibilities to keep learning: access to Linkedin Learning and Busuu language learning
  • To get a career instead of a job. We have many opportunities for internal growth; and we encourage it!

Who are we?

We are the kind of people who find purpose in fixing things. Our mission is to transform the future of food by creating a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably. Being the world leader in advanced food processing solutions, we’re in the unique position to make it happen–but we need individuals with diverse perspectives and skills to help us get the most out of this opportunity.

What kind of a person are you?

We encourage each of our 8,000 employees to bring their unique self to work and aim to make everyone feel recognized, valued and free to explore their potential. We’re committed to creating an inclusive culture and welcome new colleagues from all walks of life. You will recognize in yourself that you:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or equivalent technical knowledge or a bachelor degree English or Communications with experience in technical writing
  • Have knowledge of the Machinery Regulation and ISO 20607
  • Have knowledge of and/or experience in the use of 2D/3D application software and authoring tools
  • Have the ability to write understandable content regarding technically complicated machines and software
  • Have the ability to convert complex processes into clear and instructive illustrations
  • Ability to understand the operational, technological and technical aspects of food processing machinery.
  • Have very good English writing and verbal skills. Knowledge of Simplified Technical English and terminologie is a plus
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the use of Component Content Management Systems (CCMS)
  • Experience with topic-oriented, structured writing, preferably in DITA
  • Experience as a project leader in small and medium-sized projects

We are in the business of transformation, innovation and inspiration. We provide software, machinery, systems and solutions that help food processors gain a competitive edge and make the most of cutting edge technology such as digitization, automation and robotics. Driven by a passion for meeting the growing demand for quality protein, we create groundbreaking solutions that benefit the global population.

Active in 40 countries
1,800 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 35 years