Technical Writer (Hardware)

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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20 days ago

We're looking for a Technical Writer to join our Product Management team in Amsterdam.

Want to help create a sustainable future of transportation that's better for everyone? If yes, then take a look at what your role with us will entail.

About EVBox
We empower forward-thinking businesses to build a sustainable future by providing flexible and scalable electric vehicle charging solutions.

You'll be contributing to the way our innovative charging solutions are designed, built, and maintained. At every stage, our solutions need to be in peak condition to make electric mobility easy and affordable for businesses and drivers around the world.

Get to know the team
You will be part of our documentation team within technology reporting to Senior Technical Writer/Team Lead.

"EVBox gives us the freedom to work the way we want, and this is reflected in our high level of productivity—especially now that we're working from home. The company culture is the reason why so many people join. When I first started, there were around 45 EVBoxers at the company. Today, there are more than 600 of us." – Borja, Regional Director Southern Europe

For more information, check out our YouTube video "#10YearsofEVBox | What will your story be?"

What you'll be doing
You will be responsible for creating and maintaining technical documentation for existing and new market products in cooperation with our Hardware Development team, Marketing team and external agencies.

Your main responsibilities will include, but aren't limited to:

  • Creating technical content for our product documentation in accordance with industry requirements and applicable standards.
  • Technical input coordination with the stakeholders (project/product managers, reviewers, customers).
  • Planning and coordinating creation of technical illustrations.
  • Coordinating localization of our manuals.
  • Continuously improving our technical documentation.

You'll be leaving your mark in this important field for a sustainable future.

What you'll bring to the team

Technical Skills/ Hard Skills

  • You have a relevant education, either in engineering, technology or information technology.
  • You have a minimum of 3 years work experience as a technical writer at a SME or larger organisation.
  • You have a proven track record in creating technical documentation (instruction manuals, white papers, data sheets, etc.) for electrical, electronics or consumer products, and in creating documentation to support new-product introductions.
  • Experience with a Document Management System, and the application of modular documentation techniques, is a requirement.
  • You have excellent communication skills (oral and written), and you have a high standard of English.
  • You have the ability to quickly analyse and comprehend new or unfamiliar technical systems, processes, and terminology.
  • You work meticulously with details and have the ability to see the broader picture.


  • Experience with DITA writing and DITA CCMS.
  • You're a native speaker of English.
  • Knowledge of Dutch and German.

If you have any of these, even better

  • Previous experience in the automotive industry.

Additional benefits we bring to the table

  • Private pension contribution
  • 25 vacation days
  • Holiday Swap (2 days); ability to swap out a public holiday for a paid vacation day
  • Commuting allowance
  • Flexibility to work from home and a generous budget to set up your home office
  • Ability to work remotely from anywhere outside of the Netherlands for 4 weeks
  • Access to learning platforms and personal development budget
  • Volunteer Day
  • Coming from abroad? No worries, we got you! We offer full relocation assistance and free Dutch lessons to help you settle in
  • We just opened an amazing office in Amsterdam-West, with a flexible desk policy and all the amenities needed for a collaborative space

Still need convincing? Find out even more about us by visiting and by checking us out on LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

EVBox is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We guide ourselves using three values: being passionate, being reliable, and being human. EVBox celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where all employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Ready to power our sustainable future? Hit apply.

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