Engineering Parts Book Author

01 Nov 2018
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description For Vacancy No: 243100D

Consultant: Daniel Woodcock

Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 75 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.

Due to their continued growth they are seeking an Engineering Parts Book Author to join the Parts Authoring team based in Irlam, Manchester for a long term rolling contract

As Engineering Parts Book Author you will be responsible for the compilation of parts books/Illustrated parts catalogues.

Other responsibilities include:

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.

Ideal Candidate’s Experience:

Good IS/IT skills (Majority of time in this role is spent checking BOM data and matching up part

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, e.g. Windchill.

Microsoft applications, typically Excel.

Experience of industrial diesel engines, automotive parts, agricultural equipment/machinery.

Minimum 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 skills

Key Competencies:

Contributing to Team Success

Customer Focus

Planning and Organising/Managing Work

Quality Orientation/Work Standards

Ability and willingness to adapt and learn


Between £15 and £20 per hour on a Limited / Umbrella company basis

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