Technical Writer / Trainer

Are you ready to join our team?

Are you motivated to be a part of an industry-leading organization alongside a talented team of individuals? Are you looking to join a company offering opportunities to develop your skills and grow your career? If you join Valiant TMS, you’ll be part of a company that embraces diversity and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Valiant TMS is a global company powered by people working together to be the most trusted partner in delivering intelligent automation solutions. To remain at the forefront of innovation, we need skilled and determined people that deliver results.

We are seeking a Technical Writer / Trainer at our Automation and Assembly division, who is focused on providing world-class technology solutions to our customers, managing projects through the design, manufacturing, and commissioning stages of customized equipment such as Battery Tray Assembly and Battery Assembly and Test Systems, Leak Test Equipment, Industrial Parts Washers, and Material Handling Automation.

What you’ll get to do

  • Interpret engineering drawings, 3D models, analyses (DRBFM’s / FMEA / PFMEA / MFMEA), and vendor-supplied documentation, to determine the processes necessary to prolong the service life and minimize the downtime of all Valiant TMS supplied equipment
  • Communicate the preventive maintenance processes (supplied, or discovered through research, experience, or experimentation) using concise language, supported by simple illustrations or photographs
  • Collaborate with mechanical, electrical, and controls departments to document procedures associated with each
  • Prepare all necessary visual aids required by the customer to communicate work instructions, lockout instructions, and such warnings or maintenance aids as described in the scope of work, customer specifications, or as directed by the team leader and/or project manager
  • Create original technical content to convey accurate instructions to end-users of various levels of comprehension and reading skills, using Adobe Creative Cloud, CorelDRAW, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and/or Sony Vegas
  • Generate a comprehensive record of the finished build of each project, and capture high-quality photographs of components and processes necessary to assist in technical instruction
  • Produce, professional quality technical digital publications (technical service manual) based on supplied templates, that combines original and supplied technical writing, tables, photos, illustrations, and videos
  • Design a training program to teach the customer’s employees how to safely operate, service, maintain or repair the supplied equipment
  • Travel to the customer’s facility to conduct a series of classroom and hands-on training programs for production operators, mechanical tradespeople, and electrical tradespeople

What you bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical writing, a diploma in technical publishing, or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience writing technical publications and experience as a trainer
  • Experience in a mechanical engineering office and/or manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)and Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Knowledge of CorelDRAW, Autodesk Inventor, and AutoCAD
  • Ability to communicate effectively in print, electronic media, and in person before an audience, locally and abroad
  • Possess a valid passport that allows international travel, experience with international travel would be an asset

What we offer

  • An opportunity to work alongside, and learn from, a highly skilled team of professionals who are consistently recognized among the best in the industry
  • Competitive health, dental, vision, employee assistance, and wellness benefits, beginning on the first day of employment
  • Matching Contribution pension plan
  • Internal development and promotion opportunities, both locally and globally
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Social events and community engagement
  • Customer and other marketplace discounts
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment