Technical Writer

Job Details:

Industry:          Biopharmaceutical

Work Location:  North Chicago, IL

Job Title:           Technical Writer

Duration:         6 Months (Temporary/Contract) 

    The technical writer will be responsible to create, edit, modify and enhance existing documentation to create step by step, sequential instructions of processes.
  • He/She will also be responsible for revising and standardizing documentation into a defined format to be clear and concise.
  • Gather information from subject matter experts to develop, organize, and write user friendly, Workday Payroll operational procedures, manuals and other supporting documents for payroll operations team Partner with payroll operations team and internal stakeholders to review and approve process documentation Navigate within the Workday environment to extracted data needed from the system i.e. screen shots
  • Help with developing project training and documentation materials
  • Ensure compliance to internal and external policies and procedures i.e. SOX controls Identify areas to streamline and optimize processes
  • Escalate concerns to Sr. Technical Writer, as appropriate


Bachelor s degree in relevant field - 2-4 years industry experience as an effective technical writer –


- Previous payroll experience a plus

- Proficiency in MS Office

- Experience with Workday HCM/Workday Payroll

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail

- Previous experience writing documentation and procedural materials for multiple audiences

- Strong attention to detail


Why Kelly?

  • As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:
    • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies
    • A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks
    • Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options
    • Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center
    • Several employee discounts
    • And more!

Apply Today!

Important information: This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.  Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Why Kelly®?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

About Kelly Services®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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