Gloucester, Massachusetts

Key Responsibilities
  • Under general supervision, may develop, write, and edit material for technical sales and marketing documents - including system manuals, operation instructions, reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, etc.
  • Under general supervision, may observe production, developmental and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail.
  • Under general supervision, may interview production and engineering personnel to become familiar with product technologies and production methods - including interacting with engineering, Global Product Support (GPS) and Applied Global Services (AGS) to develop and update documentation.
  • Under general supervision, may study blueprints, sketches, drawings, part lists, specifications, mock ups and product samples to integrate a delineate technology, operating procedure, production sequence and detail. This also includes control tasks to ensure that technical documentation is reviewed on time.
  • Under general supervision, may review published materials and recommends revisions or changes in scope, format, content and methods or reproduction and binding.
  • Drive suppliers to deliver documentation on time.

  • Functional Knowledge
    • Demonstrates expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities

    Business Expertise
    • Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work

    • No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members

    Problem Solving
    • Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents

    • Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies

    Interpersonal Skills
    • Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations

    Technical Writer - iOMS


    Create and maintain illustrated assembly and test instructions. Work directly with assemblers and engineers to determine document content.

    • Strong organizational and written communication skills.
    • Mechanical aptitude and hands-on experience working in a manufacturing environment.
    • Proficient in all MS Office applications.
    • AS degree in related field of study, BS Manufacturing Engineering preferred.
    • Experience with PTC mechanical solid modeling software a big plus.

    Typical Duties:
    • Work directly with assemblers and manufacturing engineers to determine document content.
    • Obtain illustrations using digital camera, modeling software, and illustration software.
    • Revise existing documents to conform to engineering and process changes.
    • Check own and peer writer documents for accuracy and completeness.
    • Work with proprietary enterprise data management system to publish or revise documents.



    Bachelor's Degree




    Years of Experience:

    2 - 4 Years

    Work Experience:

    Additional Information



    Relocation Eligible:


    Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Gloucester, Massachusetts

    A global leader in the nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry, Applied Materials is built on the strength of talented people. We offer a wide variety of job opportunities for experienced professionals and recent college students/graduates that will capitalize on your current skills while broadening your experience and engaging you in a dynamic, fast-changing industry.

    Here, you will work in community to achieve a common goal and encounter exciting new challenges every day. Our company is continually evolving: implementing innovations to make semiconductors more portable, powerful, and affordable than ever before.

    Employee Benefits:

    • Dental Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Life Insurance
    • Paternity Leave
    • Custom Work Station
    • Disability Insurance
    • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
    • Health Savings Account (HSA)
    • Maternity Leave
    • Paid Time Off
    • Sick Leave
    • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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