ASML Technical Author in Veldhoven, Netherlands
Do you have at least 2 years of proven experience as a Senior Technical Author? Do you have excellent English writing skills? Can you provide guidance to other technical authors?
If so, please continue reading, because we might have a great job opportunity for you as a Senior Technical Author!
- Raises urgent matters without waiting for others to do so.
Planning & priorities:
Creates and maintains planning to ensure the timely availability of information.
Reports progress on planning to PL/GL.
Ensures the completeness and accuracy of publications.
Contributes to the increase of professional expertise at a personal level as well as within the team.
Adapts intelligently to ways of working, processes and procedures.
Contributes to the continuous improvement of ways of working, processes and procedures.
Knows and uses the appropriate channels of communication.
Can give a clear explanation of complex matters to people from other professions.
At least a Bachelor degree in a technical area.
Bachelor degree in a technical area with 4-7 years of work experience, OR at least 5 years of proven work experience as a Senior Technical Author
Excellent English writing skills
Specific technical capability
Is able to convert a document to a different format.
Can maintain the archives (single copy, version control).
Can edit illustrations and convert illustrations to the publishing format.
Is able to convert input from Engineers and/or development documentation into effective technical documentation for ASML products according to the specifications and standards.
Applies methods and tools of the department effectively and efficiently.
Acts as an expert user of documentation tools and is the main contact for these tool for all departments.
Specifies requirements concerning illustrations, technical input or user feedback.
Can create and edit web pages to publish information.
Can lead small project teams in the area of technical documentation and related documentation tools.
Can create analysis reports and draw conclusions from these reports.
Provides regular feedback on the quality level of technical documentation.
Can signal the problems that arise and identify stakeholders within the organization.
Is able to and propose scenarios for solutions and independently drive problem solving across sectors or escalate as appropriate.
Is able to determine current and future work load for technical documentation.
Can give guidance to other Technical Authors with regards to issues, tooling, processes and planning.
Graphic design & styling
Can create a design for a non-standard document.
Can create designs that can be used on paper as well as on screen.
Can create simple illustrations.Can edit complex illustrations.
Is familiar with different types and formats of illustrations and can explain why they are useful or not. Publish & manage**
Knows the different between document management and content management and the requirements.
Is familiar with the terminology from different technical disciplines.
Can identify ASML terminology for certain documents and monitor its correct use.
Is familiar with the documentation processes (including publication).
Takes ownership for all technical documentation within the competence.
Information analysis & design
Understands and applies the requirements of the documentation standards.
Designs complete guidelines and templates.
Is familiar with the rules and guidelines for knowledge protection and can apply these rules to the documentation.
Acts as an expert on rules and guidelines regarding safety and cleanliness and can apply these rules to the documentation.
Write & edit
Is able to (re)write technical documentation (Procedure, PCS, FCO, Newsflash) in correct Technical English.
Is able to edit technical documentation for spelling, grammar and style so that it complies with ASML standards.
Acts as an expert on the use of the available tools, templates and guidelines.
Can convert input from the Engineer and/or development documentation into a suitable document for the target audience.
Can create a good balance between text and graphical elements.
Is familiar with the concepts and techniques of editing.
Initiates improvements to documents with regards to technical content and grammar or style.
Can edit a set of documents for coherence.
Gives Engineers and Technical Authors guidance on the specifications and requirements of documents.
Shows ownership with respect to document classification choices (for example OCAP vs. PCS).
Location: Veldhoven, Netherlands
Experience: 2-5 Professional
Available since: 2/26/2018
Functional area: EUV, Industrial Engineering
Background: Other- Technical, Physics / Mathematics