Technical Writer in Millersburg, PA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    3/23/2020
  • Job ID:
    223769
  • Pay Rate
    $31.51/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (717) 692-2104

Job Description

Volt is now hiring for a Technical Writer for our client in Millersburg, PA. This is a great and excited time to join the Volt Team. 

Enjoy the benefits of an on-site recruiter and working a company that is making a difference. 

More about this role: 

  • Location: Millersburg, PA
  • Shift: 1st 
  • Hours: 6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Pay Rate: 31.51 per hour

Position Summary

This position is responsible the writing various documents to be used in a high-paced manufacturing environment.  This will include standard operating procedures, machine specifications, troubleshooting guides, lock out/tag out documents, training protocols and support with validation protocols.  You will be responsible for providing direct support to all levels of the organization including Engineering and Operations teams.

Essential Functions

  • Follow all safety and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) requirements
  • Document troubleshooting guides on the manufacturing floor
  • Document Standard Operating Procedures, Standard Operating Set-Points, Lock Out/Tag Out procedures, machine specifications and validation protocols as required
  • Audit and modify documents towards continuous improvement
  • Work with cross-functional teams to collect required information on the manufacturing floor
  • Support execution of new equipment validation tests as needed
  • Be flexible in work schedule with potential to work nights and weekends as needed


Skills and Abilities

  • BA/BS in communication or technical field with emphasis on technical documentation or equivalent years of experience
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Expertise with Microsoft® Windows® platforms
  • Flexible and proactive with the ability to work in a high-paced manufacturing environment with constant change
  • Ability to work alone or as a member of a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines, estimate work timing, and escalate issues as appropriate
  • Accommodating to flexible work schedule (nights and weekends)  
  • Prior knowledge working in a regulated environment preferred

    Minimum Qualifications/ Requirements

  • 2+ years’ in technical writing in a manufacturing setting
  • Ability to work independently and on a team to achieve established project goals
  • Effective oral and written communication, planning, and organization skills

    Additional Qualifications (Plus)

  • Experience with creating User Requirement Specifications (URS), Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS), Field Acceptance Testing (FAT) Protocols, Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) Protocols and Validation Protocols (Installation, Operational, Performance Qualifications (IQ/OQ/PQ))
  • Experience working in a cGMP environment

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.