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Technical Writer (Hybrid)

Danbury, CT, US, 06810

Belimo is the global market leader in the development, production, and marketing of field devices for the energy-efficient control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Damper actuators, control valves, sensors, meters, and gas monitors make up the company's core business. Founded in 1975, Belimo employs approximately 2,000 people in over 80 countries and is listed on the Swiss Exchange (SIX) since 1995.

JOB SUMMARY

The Technical Writer is responsible for creating text for use in technical documents, internal/external communications and marketing collateral for the Belimo Americas region.  The position requires strong writing skills, technical aptitude, interest in HVAC industry and ability work effectively with others to research and gather information. All actions and tasks are to meet the company’s objectives and brand strategies.

COMPANY'S MISSION AND VALUES

The objectives of this position are fully integrated to the objectives of the Company’s Mission and Values. It is the responsibility of all employees to perform their duties in accordance with Company Policy.

REPORTING STRUCTURE

The Technical Writer reports directly to the Manager, Marketing Americas and is part of the Product Management Department. The Technical Writer bears full responsibility for agreed upon goals and objectives.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Generate text for use in Belimo marketing collateral and other publications.
  • Create and update of product/operation manuals, user guides, internal/external communications
  • Development and update of application guides working collaboratively with Product Management and global marketing teams.
  • Development of technical copy for product/application video story boards
  • Assist with the technical writing of product brochures for the AM region
  • Americas translation portal lead, work with translation system to ensure proper translations of documents from American English to Canadian French, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese
  • Create articles working closely with technical experts for potential journal submissions and for the Belimo blog. 
  • Management of Belimo blog, aligning posts with global/regional objectives.
  • Work with Marketing Communication Manager to generate technical copy used for website
  • Work closely with sales team, and product managers to identify, secure and write success and reference stories for use in company communications.
  • Work closely with Product Management and PIM team on technical terminology for datasheets and other technical documents
  • Serve as terminology expert for Americas region
  • Maintain library of technical documents 
  • Ensure up-to-date technical documents are available on the website, work closely with Web Coordinator to ensure uploads
  • Writing and execution of product bulletins and other communications

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree, preferred in Journalism, English, Communications or Technical in nature
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; PC-literate
  • Detail oriented, excellent writing skills, communication skills and use of technical terminology
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a larger team, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Excels in fast paced environment and able to quickly adapt to change
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, communication, writing, research & proofreading skills
  • Ability to be systematic in document development
  • Knowledge/ability to use the latest technical writing tools, i.e.. Single-Sourcing
  • Ability to effectively identify and understand end users and determining best way to deliver effective content
  • Experience writing for HVAC or other technical industry
     

Why employees choose Belimo?

  • Health - Top of the line medical, dental and vision options for employees and their families
  • Fantastic employee culture – Belimo employees bleed orange and truly live our company mantra “Together to the top!”
  • Financials – On top of a competitive salary, employees at every level of the organization are eligible for an annual bonus and regular performance reviews. We also encourage all employees to participate in our employee stock plan, offering a 30% discount.
  • Save for retirement – Belimo offers a competitive 6% company match on 401K contributions, which is immediately vested.
  • Flexibility – Belimo offers a hybrid schedule for professional-office positions, allowing you more flexibility to spend time with your loved ones.
  • Time Off – Belimo provides all employees vacation time, personal/sick time, and generous holiday offerings. 
  • Continuous Learning – Belimo pushes our employees to never stop learning. We offer tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Diversity – Work with colleagues around the globe from Switzerland to Brazil to Shanghai.
  • Professional Development – Belimo offers trainings throughout the year to further develop yourself personally and professionally, including a Trainee Program specifically geared towards recent graduates. 
  • Growth – Belimo is experiencing record growth! Many of our employees grow their careers with Belimo through internal advancement and choose to retire with us.
  • Wellness – We offer all Danbury employees free access to our on-site fitness center effective their first day. We also offer a $300 annual incentive for meeting wellness-based goals.
  • Give back – Belimo cares about local and global issues! We fundraise annually with an employer-match and coordinate paid volunteer days to support our local community.
  • More Perks include quarterly employee-focused events, transparency with leadership, a newly constructed state-of-the-art facility which offers a full cafeteria, sit/stand desks, and all the free cappuccinos you can want!

 

 

 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE – JOIN OUR TEAM

At Belimo, we take pride in making our company a rewarding place to work. Our leaders are passionate, and embrace new ideas. Through collaboration our employees don’t just create amazing products; they are revolutionizing the HVAC industry. Investing in employees is at the core of Belimo’s approach to recruiting and retaining diverse creative talent, to continue to grow an industry leading business. The success of our company brand is connected to the expertise and dedication of our employees.

Join Belimo, and help improve the world around us.


Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury