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Technical Writer

ASML Netherlands B.V.

9062545 | VELDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

What are your responsibilities as Technical Writer at ASML ?:
* Able to convert a document to a different format.
* Maintain the archives (single copy, version control).
* Make basic changes to illustrations and convert illustrations to the required publishing format.
* Convert input from Engineers and/or development documentation into effective technical documentation for ASML products according to the specifications and standards.
* Apply work methods and tools of the department effectively and efficiently.
* Uses documentation tools.
* Specifies requirements concerning illustrations, technical input or user feedback.
* Participate in project teams in the area of technical documentation and related documentation tools.
* Signal the problems that arise and propose scenarios for solutions or escalate.
* Acting as a first point of contact on issues relating to the various projects.
* Save and retrieve documents from a document management system.
* Able to process simple comments and PCSs within the agreed time.
* Delegate complex Comments and PCSs to the appropriate Engineer and makes sure that they are solved within the agreed time.
* Take ownership for all technical documentation within the competence.
* Able to write technical documentation (Procedure, PCS, FCO, Newsflash) in correct Technical English.
* Convert input from the Engineer and/or development documentation into a suitable document for the target audience.
* Create a good balance between text and graphical elements.
* Initiate improvements to documents with regards to technical content and grammar or style.
* Give Engineers guidance on the specifications and requirements of documents.
* Show ownership with respect to document classification choices (for example OCAP vs. PCS).



* Bachelor degree in a technical area
* 2-5 years of work experience, OR
* Proven work experience as a Technical Author 
* Fluent in written English


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals.
Working as a high tech professional within Yacht means you will work on interesting and challenging long term projects for our clients in the Dutch “Brainport” Eindhoven region, mainly on projects at our clients’ Research & Development departments. Our Brainport region is considered to be the smartest region in the world! We cooperate with high tech companies that work on the cutting edge of technology. To give you an example of our portfolio: ASML, Philips Healthcare, Philips Lighting, Philips Research, TNO, FEI company, DAF, VDL ETG, Océ and many others.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Germa Karsmakers-van Wijk via telefoonnummer 06-54794187

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