Technical Author

ATA Recruitment
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role – Technical Author Location – Birmingham Salary – £30,000 – £35,000 The Company My client is a global leader for bespoke automation for customers in the automotive, pharmaceutical, nuclear and many other industries with a group turnover in excess of £30 million. The company has a trading history dating back over 50 years and is part of global group of companies with over 6,000 employees. The company have an engineering office in the West Midlands that can carry out design, installation and service of these bespoke pieces of automation and have an electrical and software team of eleven engineers reporting to a manager who has been with the business for 20 years. The company are now looking to recruit a Technical Author who has previous experience putting together various operational & maintenance manuals within any kind of engineering discipline. If you are looking to join a global company that has a very high staff retention rate and can offer a great deal of role variety then apply now for immediate consideration! The Role The role of Technical Author will involve: * The production and collation of all technical documentation required for the customer at the handover of each project, documents include: * Operator manuals. * Maintenance manuals. * Training documents. * Quality documentation. * Collating technical documents from design and controls engineers (drawings, specifications) that need to go into the manual. * Photographs of machinery from the shop floor. * Packs can be up to 100 pages. * You will be working on up to three projects at one time. * Attending project meetings frequently to present progress report. * Utilising Adobe software. The Candidate To be successful in your application for Technical Author you will need: * To have previous experience as a Technical Author within a manufacturing or production environment. * Great attention to detail. Interested in the Technical Author position? Please contact Marie Joel (Talent Sourcing Team Leader) on (Apply online only) or email alternatively click the ‘apply’ button below