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Technical Author

  • Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Walsall, West Midlands
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 05/05/2017
  • Job reference: J365847A

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Technical Author

£20-25k plus package


Experis are recruiting on behalf of our Client a leading specialist automotive firm for someone to join them in Walsall as a Technical Author to create and develop user guides and instruction manuals for a range of specialist vehicle conversions.

The main responsibilities of this role are as follows -

  • Create and write user guides and technical instructional manuals complete with electrical wiring diagrams - manuals will include written word, photographs and schematics
  • Plan and prioritise the production of technical manuals and any additional documentation required in a timely manner to meet the vehicles scheduled dispatch date
  • Produce electrical wiring diagrams and schematics
  • Regularly review existing documentation against current fleet requirements and take any remedial action as may be required
  • Develop a corporate look and standard across all technical documents within the company
  • Review the file structure for electronic storage of documents so they can be easily accessed in a logical way

The skills and experience required in this role are as follows -

  • Good communication skills able to influence and negotiate
  • Highly computer literate in all Microsoft products - Word, Visio, Publisher, Excel
  • Have hands on practical experience of creating content using Adobe products such as Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Would be beneficial to have a technical background - ideally from engineering, automotive or trade background
  • Be proactive and able to prioritise workload effectively
  • Great attention to detail and good organisational skills
  • Must be able to gain and maintain UK CTC and SC level security clearance

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience in creating user guides / instructional manuals to join an Industry Leading organisation to gather requirements and then to create and develop written content to ensure that their customers have a straightforward and easy to understand user experience.

If you feel you have the necessary creative skills as required by this role then I would like to hear from you. Please apply online or send your CV directly or contact me on 0131 558 4809 for further information.

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