Technical Author/ Technical Writer (Engineering)

Job Type:
Permanent
Contract Duration:
Unspecified
Industry:
Documentation
Category:
Technical Author/Writer
Location:
Manchester
Salary:
£30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted:
02-Sep-18
Job Ref:
JO0000002466

Technical Author/Writer required by my amazing and highly technical engineering client in Manchester.

The role will focus towards providing concise, clear and simplified instructions that will assist in the manufacturing processes, quality improvements whilst also ensuring cost of ownership is minimized and the design and build integrity is maintained.

You’ll be required to produce new documentation as well as improve the current process and systems. You’ll work directly across the multi-functional teams, communicating effectively across all levels including PhD’s, Physicists as well as production and shop floor engineers.     

You would be working alongside a team of 3 Technical Authors in an environment that not offers autonomy but, also a fantastic culture and collaboration.

Requirements:

  • Strong previous Technical Authoring experience  specifically within the Engineering sector
  • Proven, solid experience writing and producing online and hardcopy documentation for production, service engineers and end users.
  • Strong organisation and time management skills with a firm grasp of deadlines and deliverables
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication across all levels of the business.
  • Previous experience of MadCap Flare and/or FrameMaker preferred.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills across all levels including PhD’s, Physicists and Production/shop floor Engineers. 
  • Degree in either Mech Engineering/Engineering or Sciences (Physics etc.)
  • A firm grasp of ISO9001/13485, RoHS, WEEE and UL standards is highly desirable.

All candidates must be eligible to live and work within the UK without requiring sponsorship.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01983 867944
Contact: Neil Collier

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