Technical Author

Recruiter
Contechs Consulting Limited
Location
Basildon
Salary
£18.06 per hour
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
12 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
*****Technical Author*****

This is a part time Opportunity

Candidates must have experience in the following:

- Excellent communication, both written and oral.
- Knowledge and experience of working with content management systems and xml
- Self motivated with the ability to appropriately prioritise tasks and deliver on objectives.
- Working knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel) and MS Outlook.
- Writing for Translation.
- Writing in adherence to the Global Authoring Standards.
- Ability to interact and liaise with testing team members, key stakeholders and translation team.

Technical Author

A UK based Leading Automotive OEM in the South East is looking for a Technical Author to join their team on a long term basis

This is a contract role working 37.5 hours per week with overtime

Technical Author

Salary - £18.06 per hour limited company

This is a part time role

Technical Author

Division: FCSD - Europe

Location: Dunton (DUNTON)

Position Description:

- This is a part-time opportunity within Diagnostic Service Products (DSP).
- The group deals with developing and maintaining diagnostics.
- This is primarily an individual role and the Technical Author must be a motivated self-starter.
- The role is ideal for someone looking at a work-life balance and you can expect a friendly team ambience and a supportive work culture.
- The successful candidate will be responsible for authoring the diagnostic and test content for the workshop manual.
- The content will be produced using both standard and custom software applications and comprise of descriptive text, tables and supporting graphics.
- They will be expected to work closely with the diagnostic feature owners who will provide much of the technical content.
- Authors will be expected to manage their own time and priorities in order to meet timing objectives.

Key responsibilities:

- Own and maintain the Diagnostic content available in the Online Technical Information and Services website.
- Revamp and restructure existing content and develop (with support) new content as required.
- Work on documentation Feedback cases on an as needed basis raised by Dealers, Technical Support teams

Skills Required:

- Excellent communication, both written and oral.
- Knowledge and experience of working with content management systems and xml
- Self motivated with the ability to appropriately prioritise tasks and deliver on objectives.
- Working knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel) and MS Outlook.
- Writing for Translation.
- Writing in adherence to the Global Authoring Standards.
- Ability to interact and liaise with testing team members, key stakeholders and translation team.

Skills Preferred:

- Appreciation of the Global automotive environment and diversity of consumer needs
- Generic understanding of diagnostic and testing domain.
- Working knowledge of vehicles
- Product knowledge: Odyssey, XMetaL, Teamcenter. (Training can be provided)

Experience Required:

- 2-3 experience in authoring customer-facing instructional information.

Experience Preferred:

- Experience in the automotive industry

Additional Information:

- This is a part time position.
- An average of 18 hours per week must be fulfiled, but working times and days are flexible and can be discussed and agreed with selected candidate prior to contrac