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Briggs & Stratton

Supervisor Technical Publications

Briggs & Stratton - Wauwatosa, WI

Supervises the technical publications staff’s workload and performance for technical writing. Acts as division liaison for technical assistance. Provides leadership to the team to create efficiencies.

Job Responsibilities

Supervises the publishing of repair manuals, operator's manuals, Illustrated Parts Lists (IPLs), field service bulletins and other technical communications.

Participates in cross-functional teams to improve technical publication content management.

Implements technical solutions by partnering with other departments and/or staff

Provides support for new product reviews, engineering change orders (ECO) and engineering change requests (ECR)

Performs supervisory responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA; performance management.

Acts as department liaison with IT to maintain software and systems efficiently

Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

Functional knowledge of technical writing

Knowledge of engineering, quality, manufacturing sales and service processes

Demonstrated project management skills

Previous experience in a manufacturing environment

Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Technical Writing and Communications or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

Minimum of five years experience in technical writing or related field

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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Briggs & Stratton


Supervisor Technical Publications Briggs & Stratton - Wauwatosa, WI, United States


Location: Wauwatosa, WI

Company Profile:
Our History Although today we are known for our reliable engines and outdoor power equipment, we have a rich history. For over 101-years, Briggs & Stratton has cultivated a legacy of innovation that will last for years to come. Products as diverse as electric refrigerators, battery eliminators, and coin-operated paper towel dispensing machines mark the Company’s dedication to finding ways to add value to the business.