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Technical Illustrator

Company: Ariens
Location: Appleton
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

At AriensCo, we build more than exceptional products - we create opportunities that impact careers. Our culture values innovative thinking, hard work and determination. We interact in teams, collaborate together and make decisions quickly.

We see growth potential in every team member, and are committed to supporting our employees with continuous training and advancement opportunities.

Our environment? We're corporate, without being "corporate." Whether you work at our headquarters, manufacturing facilities, or one of our global distribution businesses, you'll always have the freedom to create and contribute. Our company vision is "Passionate People, Astounded Customers." Quite simply: it revolves around people

Speaking of people, you're not just employee #1,762 to us. You're family and your role is invaluable. Without exceptional people, we can't continue to produce the amazing products we're known for around the world.

Ready for the ride of your career? Then come join us. By joining our team, you'll have the opportunity to work in a rewarding workplace with a strong sense of community.

Job Description:

AriensCo is looking for a Technical Illustrator to work onsite at our Brillion, WI headquarters.

The Day to Day...

  • Create, design, and develop AriensCo technical publications printed and electronic collateral.

  • Consult with client or supervisor/manager to evaluate individual project needs.

  • Organize material and complete writing assignments according to set standards regarding order, clarity, concision, style and terminology.

  • Oversee technical information concerning feasibility of designs, material properties, limitations and conformance issues.

  • Review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format and content.

  • Act as an integral component within AriensCo technical publishing department

  • Study prints, sketches, drawings, parts lists, specifications, mock-ups and product samples to provide the best instructions when generating technical publications collateral.

  • Interview production and engineering personnel and reads journals, reports and other materials to become familiar with product technologies.

  • Develop technical illustrations and instructions for use in technical publications and assembly. Produces CAD renderings, selects photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.

  • Operate digital camera and edit images according to set standards.

  • Complete graphics design according to set standards regarding clarity, concision, style and durability.

  • Organize, manage and complete the conversion of concept artwork into reproducible and traceable part numbers.

  • Maintain consistency of collateral while recommending changes to improve results.

  • Review work of others and approve output or direct revisions.

The Qualifications...

  • High School Diploma required.

  • Technical degree or certificate related to technical Illustration, desktop publishing, or technical communication preferred.

  • A minimum of 3 years applicable technical documentation experience required.

  • Knowledge of software programs to include - Adobe Creative Suite, Acrobat, EPDM, AS400, word processing software. FrameMaker or InDesign a plus.

  • Experience with CAD 3D modeling software and creating exploded views. SolidWorks experience a plus.

  • Knowledge of general database software/programs.

  • Comfortable with bills of materials, technical drawings and blueprints.

  • Mechanical aptitude. Manufacturing or machinery experience a plus.

  • Must be detail orientated.

  • Provide assistance as needed to Ariens engineering, purchasing and marketing teams.

  • Work with outside agencies as required to execute strategy within budgets.

About AriensCo

Since 1933, the AriensCo name has been associated with reliable, durably crafted, high-performance outdoor power equipment. Our core values - Be Honest, Be Fair, Respect the Individual, Keep our Commitments, and Encourage Intellectual Curiosity define our culture and inspire our team. We believe passionate people and astounded customers lead to unstoppable success.

Our employees' quality of life is important to us. When people feel appreciated, respected and supported, careers thrive and ideas come to fruition. AriensCo employees are provided various great benefit opportunities which may include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance effective first day of employment
  • Onsite health clinic with Bellin Health
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Bonus Programs
  • Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Flexible spending account (FSA) plan
  • Voluntary wellness programs
  • Employee Product discount program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym discount membership program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Safety shoes and safety prescription glasses reimbursement
  • Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Cross-training and job rotation opportunities
  • Career paths
  • Ongoing development through the Ariens Academy
  • Kaizen Events - continuous improvement
  • Ability to win products
  • Daycare (coming Fall 2021)

EEO Statement

The concept of diversity is important to us at AriensCo. That's why we've created a culture that is inclusive, accepting and understanding. We embrace diversity among our partners, suppliers and employees. We also strive for diversity in the quality of our ideas. Inclusion and acceptance means that, regardless of who you are, you will always be standing on our welcome mat.

AriensCo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. AriensCo hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Providing our employees with an environment free of discrimination and harassment is something we take very seriously. Embracing diversity enables us to attract the best talent, foster productive teamwork, and expand our business opportunities.

Keywords: Ariens, Appleton , Technical Illustrator, Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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