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Document/Technical Author

  • Salary: £280 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 13/10/2017
  • Job reference: J375703A

Role Summary:

This role is to provide support to an existing project in the creation and amendment of documentation required to support avionics products.

Act as a technical authority in a range of the local Cells disciplines and equipment; governance and technical sign-off, for any Operations programme changes. Be responsible for work packages and delivery against business milestones. Where applicable lead a small internal technical team.

Key Activities:

  • Creation of documentation using templates.
  • Amendment of existing documents and drawing using tools and processes.
  • Interprets data and acts as technical authority for build process authoring and tooling selection. Recommends actions using Engineering knowledge and experience / judgement.
  • Prepares and reviews procedures.
  • Influences Design for Manufacture.
  • Identify and implement the delivery of continuous improvement & the transfer of best practice.

Essential responsibilities:

  • The ownership of the assigned task to completion.
  • Interaction with the Change management organisation in resolving document/drawing issues.
  • Evolution and / or authoring of build process instructions.
  • Validating build of product and ensuring stable manufacturing readiness.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Competent in the use of MS Word/Excel/Office and PDF tools.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of FAI, PFMEA, MRL, MCRL and 6 Sigma.

Desired characteristics:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Self motivated in completing assigned tasks.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision but in a team environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Actively adopts best practice and encourage sharing.
  • Knows process capability & limitations.
  • Is able to identify/evaluate improvement opportunities.
  • Understand the requirements of related disciplines and Co-ordinate and support the requirements needed from ME.

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