Sr. Technical Writer


Ayer, MA, US, 01432

REQ ID:  43594

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.6 billion in sales in 2022 and has approximately 16,300 employees who serve customers in 120 countries. To learn more, visit

Position Summary

SEE has an immediate opening for a Sr. Technical Writer located in the SEE Automation Center in Ayer MA. In this role, the Sr. Technical Writer will work closely with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to produce technical documentation for packaging equipment. The successful candidate can work independently, employing a hand’s-on approach to gathering information by working directly with equipment. The position requires someone who is confident, detail-oriented, organized, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, willing to learn new skills, and committed to teamwork. Excellent writing and communication skills are key to this role. Responsibilities include analyzing audience needs and delivering concise, accurate, easy-to-understand instructions. The role requires the ability to work well with diverse groups of employees from Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and Supply Chain to support the launch and manufacture of new Engineering projects.

Job Description

•    Organize, research, and write equipment technical documentation including User’s Guides, Operator’s Guides, Service Guides, and other technical instructions using established standards and templates 
•    Work closely with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to create step-by-step, task-oriented installation, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting procedures
•    Work directly with equipment to develop instructions and review HMI software screens
•    Review content developed by Engineering personnel
•    Organize, schedule, and execute documentation tasks to meet challenging project deliverable dates
•    Anticipate and address issues pro-actively during each stage of a documentation project
•    Document internal Engineering processes


•    BA Degree in English/Technical Writing or equivalent
•    3+ years of experience writing technical documentation for equipment (preferred)
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Proficiency in Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and MS 365 Office tools products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint)
•    Knowledge of FrameMaker is a plus
•    Ability to multi-task, prioritize and thrive in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment
•    Applicant should be detail-oriented, work ambitiously, anxious to learn new skills, and committed to teamwork
•    Must have a professional attitude, be self-motivated, and disciplined to produce quality work
•    Basic photography skills are required. Ability to create graphics from SolidWorks CAD files is a plus.
•    Experience managing document and software screen translations a plus

Requisition id: 43594 

Relocation: No  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.

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It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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