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Hiring Organization Topcon Precision Agriculture
Post Name Technical Writer, Lead
Qualification Any Graduate
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary AUD 90000 To AUD 100000 Per Year
Location Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 5095

Job Description

Topcon Precision Agriculture (TPA) is a subsidiary of Topcon Positioning Systems Inc. (TPS). TPA develops and manufactures leading-edge satellite positioning and guidance systems, electronic controls, mapping, monitoring, and land leveling solutions for agriculture.
This position can be located in Europe, North America, or Australia.  Are you a passionate Technical Writer with a software development background and a genuine love of writing technical documents? 
We are growing and looking for an experienced Technical Writer, Lead to join our team. The Technical Writer, Lead will mentor a team of writers to research, organize, write, and edit information that includes, but is not limited to product manuals, translated manuals,
Software UI translations, etc., and establish the overall process and editorial standards of the submissions. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional who will play a key role in the next phase of Topcon Precision Agriculture’s growth.  Ready to join the team?


  • Evaluate, assess and recommend preliminary estimates for Translation requests as part of the monthly sprint planning to manage the workload for Technical Publications staff and consultants associated with processing translation materials.
  • Mentor Technical Publications staff and consultants responsible for processing translation requests for manuals.
  • Develop workflow and processes to improve the manual translations.
  • Develop workflow and processes to improve the software UI translations.
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Product Management, and Professional Services.
  • Document current workflow and tools and develop standardization of the software translation processes and tools across the company.
  • Create FrameMaker templates to improve/maintain worldwide company standard manuals and documents.
  • Manage to quote of translation work, feedback with issues found in translations, and process improvements with translation vendors.
  • Complete manual translation projects and UI translation projects in a timely manner based on assigned prioritization and delivery commitments.
  • Ensure document control integrity with document revision history content and proper approval workflow routing.
  • Ensure documented processes and methodologies meet ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Adhere to compliance standards, confidentiality, and information dissemination rules

Skills & Experience:

  • Extensive experience architecting complex documents and documentation sets, information design, and structured authoring.
  • Proficient with FrameMaker.
  • Experience implementing and/or managing a Content Management System (CMS) is a plus.
  • Ability to learn complex concepts quickly and explain them with clarity and technical accuracy.
  • Ability to establish rapport and working relationships with a variety of personalities.
  • Sound knowledge of technical writing fundamentals, industry-standard writing styles, and content organization.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite / Creative Cloud (e.g. FrameMaker, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro)
  • Work with translation vendors in managing translation development & procurement process
  • Experience with Product Lifecycle Management, Document Control, and/or Business Process Management methodologies and software.
  • Knowledge of technical terms related to GPS, GNSS, Machine Control,
  • Auto Guidance and Precision Agriculture industries are desirable
Topcon Precision Agriculture (TPA) is a leading provider of advanced technological solutions to the agriculture industry. Our products provide navigation, automation, and implement control for a wide range of agricultural machinery.
If you enjoy working in a team environment and are self-motivated with strong organizational and negotiation skills, this could be your next opportunity.   

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