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Technical Author

  • Location

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

  • Sectors:

    Operations

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Adam Davies

  • Contact email:

    adamdavies@coretalent.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    35000

  • Salary low:

    25000

  • Ref:

    24153/001_1556894160

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-02

  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Adam Davies

TECHNICAL AUTHOR- LEADING ENGINEERING ORGANISATION

£30,000- £35,000+ Excellent Benefits

Excellent New Created Opportunity!! An opportunity has arisen for a Technical Author to join a leading engineering based in the Greater Manchester area. They provide bespoke, engineered products to a range of industry sectors and have a well-established, global customer base.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Technical Author will be key member of the well-established technical publications team and play a vital role in producing class-leading documentation packages in line with contractual requirements and timescales. The key responsibilities for the Technical Author will be as follows;

  • Maintain product information directory as Technical Author
  • Learn to interpret design documentation; schematic diagrams, arrangement drawings etc. in order to extract pertinent source information
  • Manipulate 3D models to produce illustrations for documentation
  • Produce fully bookmarked PDF of operation and maintenance manuals for committing to server or website
  • Communicate and work with other departments to achieve company goals
  • Become technically familiar with the business product range
  • Become familiar with company codes of practice, IT and quality systems and personnel


The Person


The ideal Technical Author will need to have great attention to detail and be highly motivated. Full product training can be provided but you will need to be able to meet the following base criteria;

  • Minimum 2 years+ experience in a Technical Author position, or similar, essential
  • Experienced in an Engineering/ manufacturing environment
  • Comfortable with standard engineering principles
  • Comfortable in working effectively and efficiently in a multi-disciplined team
  • Strong user of MS Office Suite
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • Educated to HNC or above would be essential

The Company

Our client are a leading engineering business. They supply their technical product to an international customer based and have an excellent reputation in their market. The successful Technical Author will be joining a dynamic and growing team, and will benefit from full training and development as well as having excellent scope for career progression.