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Technical Writer

Company: Oshkosh Corporation
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

About Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh companyOshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading tactical vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.JOB SUMMARY: The Technical Writing Department will create, maintain and update consistent style for Operator, Field / Depot Level Maintenance and Kit Instructions using software to manage files, XML author, and publish IETMs (Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals).This department will be responsible for creating a positive customer service experience that is complete, intuitive and simple to use so that safe operation and servicing takes place on vehicles and fulfills the contractual requirements.Your Impact: These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist and validate Maintenance Task Analysis drafts for technical accuracy, grammar, punctuation, and prepare document for xml conversion.
  • Assist in the development and updating of technical manual plans and the execution of the plan regarding tech Manuals/lETM. Take responsibility for the complete publication, including supporting information, TOC, index and appendix.
  • Apply and understand MIL-STD associated with technical writing, publication, and contract requirements.
  • Evaluate and adjust quality checks for quality metrics. Support government Verifications with the end user and document improvements to the In-process Inspection Report (IIR) checks based on trends recorded at verification.
  • Use LEAN tools to create standards i.e. SIPOC/ SOP. Establish and document best practices and lessons learned.Your Experience and Expertise:
    • Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing, Communications, or English.Standout Qualifications:
      • One (1) to Two (2) years of relevant experience in Technical Writing, Communications, or English.
      • Experience with CAD, Illustration, or Graphics artwork. Mechanical and spatial aptitude.
      • Strong attention to detail and a keen sense of page/document layout.
      • Ability to apply Military Standards and Specification to information with an understanding of the solider in the field as the primary user of the information.
      • Experience with Photoshop and Acrobat Pro.
      • Experience and proficiency with various web-based software applications including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.WHY OSHKOSH?
        • Moving the future forward is our priority and this includes your future. We encourage professional development and champion our employees' success through various skills and training opportunities. Named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years, everything we do at Oshkosh is guided by our core values and the 15k+ team members around the world who embody them.
        • We put people first. We do the right thing. We persevere. We are better together.
        • We offer our employees an outstanding range of benefits, including:+
          • Eligibility on Day 1 for medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance
          • Up to $10,000 each year for tuition reimbursement to allow you to further your education in a degreed program (Associates, Bachelor's or Master's degree programs)
          • 401k plan with company match, $.50 for every dollar up to 6%
          • Competitive paid-time off plans
          • Company bonus plan, free life, short and long-term disability plans
          • Health Saving Account (HSA) with company contribution up to $1K per year
          • Many, many more!Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Keywords: Oshkosh Corporation, Oshkosh , Technical Writer, IT / Software / Systems , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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