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Technical Author / Writer

Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit a Technical Documentation professional with a strong background and knowledge of Technical Authoring / Writing for an established and rapidly expanding engineering and manufacturing business in the Northwest. With over 25 years' experience they have grown to become a key supplier of electromechanical products world-wide.

With an exceptionally robust order book and exciting plans to grow further via new market and product development, there has never been a more exciting time to join my client.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Generation and delivery of Technical Publication Documents to customers, potentially including Product Manuals, Repair Manuals, User Guides, Service Bulletins, CMM's, Service Letters, Temporary Revisions and Service Manuals
  • Utilising technical drawings, sketches, engineering schematics, and other technical sources to create comprehensible and user-friendly content
  • Work closely with engineering, production, and service teams to ensure documentation accurately reflects product specifications and operational procedures
  • Ensuring all technical documentation and equipment complies with industry standards and regulatory requirements
  • Implement and maintain documentation project timelines and deliverables, ensuring timely completion within set deadlines
  • Continuously update and improve documentation in response to product modifications, customer feedback, and regulatory changes
  • Use a variety of documentation tools and software to create professional-quality documents
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of the document management system

Key Experience Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Technical Writer, Technical Author, or similar role, preferably in a technical engineering and/or manufacturing environments. Previous experience of the Aerospace, Defence or integrated appliance industry sectors would be highly desirable
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Can translate complex technical information into clear, concise, and user-friendly documentation that meets the needs of their diverse customers
  • Proficient in the use of technical documentation tools and software
  • CAD Skills would be advantageous, but not essential
  • Knowledge of industry standards and regulations related to the aerospace and or aviation industry sector would be highly beneficial
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

If you're ready to take the next step in your career and be part of a company that will value your skills and can offer excellent career progression opportunities, apply now for this exciting opportunity.