Associate Technical Illustrator in Glenview, IL at Signode

Date Posted: 5/4/2022

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Associate Technical Illustrator - Glenview, IL

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As an Associate Technical Illustrator, your primary responsibilities are to assist with development of new operation, parts, assembly “LEGO blocks' illustrations, product mechanical/electrical illustrations, and safety technical manuals for end users, maintain existing technical manuals and assist with design and maintenance of product labeling for safety and informative purposes. You will collaborate with Engineering, Production, Maintenance and Safety teams.  By taking a hands-on approach working with our products, you’ll ensure a comprehensive development of SIG manuals, technical documents and brochures. 


Reasonable Accommodation Statement 

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions 

Essential Functions: 

  • Work closely with the Technical Writer/Illustrator to create text, graphics and other components required to produce technical manuals and decals. 

  • Good mechanical aptitude, diagnostic and investigation skills are required to help SIG end-users operate, investigate (root-cause), troubleshoot and provide solutions 

  • Assist with design and layout publications and decals with an attractive look, logical flow and efficient navigation. 

  • Assist with design of product labeling based on standards set by ANSI, EN and ISO regarding size, color and content. 

  • Create and edit effective technical illustrations and/or use of photography for the best method possible to reflect topics of publications under supervision. 

  • Create and edit effective technical illustrations by use of the engineering CAD system(s). 

  • Communicate with manufacturing personnel to coordinate documents that are packaged with products. 

  • Work with outside vendors as required (printing, translations, etc.). 

  • Assist with product publications for pre-production products. 

  • Maintain records of all technical publications currently in use. 



  • Associates degree required or equivalent work experience 

Experience / Abilities: 

  • 1-4 years of experience 

  • Experience in development or technical support of industrial equipment a plus 

  • Experience working directly with engineers in a technical support capacity 

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical schematics required 

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal 

Computer skills: 

  • Proficiency in MS Office suite and WordPerfect required 

  • Adobe design suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc) or similar required 

  • Basic photography skills a plus 

  • Experience in SharePoint, Solidworks and Autodesk CAD a plus 

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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