Technical Author

Manufacturing Futures
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Author: Our client, an engineering business with multiple production sites, seek to appoint a Technical Author to produce technical documentation for internal departments to aid with manufacturing, and occasionally for external sales teams. You do not need previous experience in a Technical Author position but must have an engineering qualification, excellent CAD skills (Solidworks preferred) and a good understanding or process and product flow in an engineering environment. On offer is a great chance to progress your career with a successful and expanding manufacturing business. This role would suit a graduate engineer looking for the next step as much as an existing Technical Author

Technical Author - Role Responsibilities
- Produce technical documentation as part of the engineering team. Ensure accuracy and reliability of all technical datasheets prior to submission to production teams
- Liaise with internal departments to gain necessary information for manufacturing support packs, brochures, reports and presentations, etc. Good communication skills a must
- Support production managers with introduction of new products

Technical Author - Skills and Abilities
- Excellent communication and influencing skills
- Excellent English language skills, attention to detail at pace, and proofreading
- Structured and methodical approach with a self starting work ethic
- Good CAD skills (Solidworks preferred)
- Experience working for a manufacturing business and understanding of process and product flow

Technical Author, CAD, Solidworks, Process Engineering, Manufacturing