Technical Writer

Posted 22 July 2021
Negotiable
LocationDurham, Durham, England
Job type Contract
DisciplineEV & Engineering
ReferenceBBBH459569_1626965616

Job description

Our Client is a leading electronic manufacturing business based in the North East of England. The company currently require a talented Technical Writer to join the business.

Purpose of the role:

  • Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Technical Writer is responsible for writing and editing build instructions and technical engineering documentation.
  • This person must be able to follow build sequence and translate technical terms into text that any reader can understand.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers.
  • Review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, content, and method.
  • Getting information by observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Take the initiative and proactively pursue a job by interaction with the staff members who source the contents of documents in work.
  • Select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.
  • Study drawings, specifications, mockups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail.
  • Liaise with production and engineering personnel and read other material to become familiar with product technologies.
  • Generation and upkeep of tool manuals.
  • Writing of technical electro-mechanical build procedures, test documentation, customer or service bulletins, maintenance instructions and other technical documentation as required.

Skills Required:

  • Sustained previous experience in a technical writing role.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Must have an excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be flexible and can interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Must have organization and planning abilities.
  • Highly motivated individual proactive and initiative.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • Competence required in clearly documenting small mechanical and electrical assemblies.

Salary:

  • Contract position. Competitive contract rates offered. Minimum 12 month contract.

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