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Technical Author

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Job title: Technical Author

Salary Range: £26,000 to £37,000 per annum

Hours: 08:15 – 16:30 Monday to Friday

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire

Permanent role working for a worldwide market leading machine tool assembly manufacturer.

A Technical Author is required with knowledge/ experience in the creation and continued maintenance of operating manuals, maintenance manuals and detailed specifications.

Candidates familiar with CAD systems (preferably CATIA Composer / CREO Illustrate) and basic understanding of French and German would be an advantage.

Due to expansion this Worcester based client requires a dynamic, leading Technical Author to add to a well-established team on a permanent basis. As the Technical Author you will be required to:

Create operating manuals, maintenance manuals and detailed specifications.
Maintenance and administration of internal technical documentation (Assembly instructions, machine manuals and CE technical files and risk assessments)
Ensure technical documentation is kept up to date with all engineering changes.
Ensure all technical documentation is completed to company standards and are delivered within agreed timescales.
The Technical Author should have the following skills or experience:

Minimum of HNC/HND qualification or equivalent in Mechanical or any engineering related subject
Good engineering background (Machine tool experience preferred)
Technical writing experience in an engineering environment
Excellent standard of written English / literacy
Familiar with CAD systems (preferably CATIA Composer / CREO Illustrate)
Experience with a graphics manipulation program (e.g. Photoshop or PaintShop)
Competence with Microsoft Office (especially MS Word)
Competence with Adobe Acrobat Pro
Basic knowledge of French and German would be an advantage
This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience of Technical Author. In return for your experience, this Worcester based manufacturer will offer you:

Full time permanent contract
08:15 – 16:30 Monday to Friday
£26,000 to £36,000 per annum
Pension (8% company contribution)
Salary life assurance
25 days holiday plus 8 statutory days
Great working conditions
Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of technical writing and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Technical Author role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on (phone number removed)

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency

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