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Technical Writer

May 4 2021
Industries Industrial products (Others)
Categories Translation, Documentation, Writing, Engineering, Document Control, Electrical, Manufacturing, Production, Industrial, Mechanical, Writing, Correction, Translation, Electromecanic
Montreal, QC

Hardt is a food-service equipment manufacturer located in the west-end of Montreal. This long-established, privately-owned organization has been consistently profitable and is planning for future growth.  Dynamic and entrepreneurial, the Company focuses on quality, teamwork and commitment to outstanding customer service and support. The Organization's values are reflected in its operating principles: communicate actively; voice and seek to resolve concerns; work cooperatively and respectfully and strive for improvements continuously.

Hardt provides solutions to the supermarket and warehouse club industry, and is the exclusive supplier of rotisseries and heated display cases to over 90% of the warehouse clubs in the US.  The Company is actively customer-driven as indicated by its mission to provide "Responsive, Reliable Solutions."  Hardt's value-added services include product development and assistance in all aspects of food preparation including; staff training, safe food-handling practices, menu development and merchandising. Customers view Hardt as a partner and praise the Company for the quality of the products and depth of the service and support they receive. Hardt is presently seeking a:

Technical Writer

The purpose of the Technical Writer position is to prepare and maintain formal documentation that is used by Hardt's Customers, Service Partners and other external and internal personnel.  The Technical Writer works as part of the Technical team and reports to the Vice-President of Engineering.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Create and maintain Hardt's technical documentation to a professional standard. Examples include Sales/Marketing literature, Operations/Installation manuals, Service Bulletins, etc.;
  • Create and maintain Hardt's graphical artwork to a professional standard. Examples include serial plates, overlays, labels, signage, etc.;
  • Create and maintain Hardt's photo and video libraries;
  • Contribute continuously to the improvement of Hardt's documentation practices.


  • Have a post-secondary degree in a mechanical and/or writing discipline;
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years Canadian/US industrial experience creating technical documentation for the manufacturing sector;
  • Must be technically inclined and very familiar with the terminology associated with mechanical assembly processes, including tools, hardware, common practices, etc.; 
  • Must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point and Outlook), Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design) and Keyshot rendering software;
  • Must have excellent technical writing skills in English;
  • Be able to communicate verbally in both English and French.  Spanish would be an asset;
  • The ability to interpret mechanical drawings/schematics would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of terminology associated with electro-mechanical assembly would be an asset.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are a combination of office and shop environments;
  • Candidate is expected to be well organised and capable of multitasking in a dynamic environment;
  • Candidate must be able to work in both independent and team environments;
  • Regular hours 8:30am to 5:00pm - Monday to Friday (minimum 37.5 hours/week).

COVID-19 Working Conditions: Possibility of working from home when fully trained.

Qualified candidates can apply by sending their resume to: **@*****.** with the mention of the job title in the subject line. Only resume sent by email will be considered (no phone calls please).

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

*Complete benefits package offered
*Potential bonus (based on Company performance and individual performance)

Hardt endorses an Equal Employment Opportunity Program and invites women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities to apply. The masculine gender is used solely for the purpose of shortening the text. network