Technical Author

Recruiter
Randstad CPE
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019
Ref
1266583371
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Technical Author is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you experienced in the illustration of part catalogues? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced team? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the compilation of parts books/Illustrated parts catalogues.
Creation of parts lists (80% of time) and corresponding illustrations (20% of time) that will be used in parts books and on-line parts information systems.
Using illustration software (Iso-Draw) to convert 3D/JT Models into 2D parts book Illustrations to be used by customers to correctly identify spare parts.
Loading service part numbers into warehouse system (POPIMS) to allow procurement activity to start.
Contribute to team targets for completing parts books within an agreed time frame.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

Ideal Candidate's Experience:

Good IS/IT skills (Majority of time in this role is spent checking BOM data and matching up part numbers within aftermarket systems).
Managing Bills of Material or Managing Design Changes within a BOM/Parts listing system.
Ability to recognise engine spare parts/components by description/drawing/shape
Use of Technical Authoring or Product Lifecycle packages, eg Windchill.
Microsoft applications, typically Excel.
Experience of industrial diesel engines, automotive parts, agricultural equipment/machinery.
Knowledge of the Caterpillar Parts business desiredMinimum criteria:

Good working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to interpret basic technical data
Good communicator who is comfortable working with a variety of people across an organisation
Good analytical and problem-solving skillsKey Competencies:

Contributing to Team Success
Customer Focus
Planning and Organising/Managing Work
Quality Orientation/Work Standards
Ability and willingness to adapt and learnThis is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business

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