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VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY Technical Writing Contractor in PELLA, Iowa

Who We Are

Vermeer equips customers doing important work around the world. We are global, driven by innovation and growing. The equipment we make manages natural resources, connects people and feeds and fuels communities. We live out a caring culture, we demonstrate agility, we keep a focus on customers and are stewards of our resources. These beliefs drive our culture, determine how we treat others and steer our business.

Job Summary

Are you the type of person who is quick to learn, diligent and detail-oriented? In this role you will collaborate with engineering, service, and other subject matter experts to create technical documentation (operator's manuals, maintenance manuals, field kit installation instructions). We're looking for individuals who can think critically, are detail-oriented, imaginative, and that work well collaboratively.

What You'll Do

  1. Collaborate with engineering to develop machine-specific content for operator's manuals, maintenance manuals, and/or field kit installation instructions using clear and concise language.

  2. Create content-related illustrations using 2D and 3D graphical programs, digital photographs, and drawings or diagrams from solid models.

  3. Submit draft(s) and collaborate with reviewers (engineering, service, product safety/legal, technical editor) to create a final copy for publishing.

What We're Looking For

  • Two or four-year degree in a technical field such as industrial design, graphic design, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

  • Ability to use MS Office required.

  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker, Illustrator and Photoshop or similar software required.

  • Experience with CAD (Computer Aided Design) software required.

  • Mechanical, hydraulic and/or electrical experience preferred.


  • Occasional travel is expected of this position.

Work Location

HYBRID: Some of a team member's day-to-day work may be best done at a location other than a Vermeer campus. Discuss specific arrangements with your manager.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Vermeer Corporation, we believe in the value of your unique identity, background, and experiences. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions at (641) 621-8767 or at /span>


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.