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2019-07-02 12:07:491970-01-01 Zebra Technical Recruitment
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Welwyn
Area Hertfordshire, England Welwyn
Sector Engineering
Salary Excellent
Start Date
Advertiser Zebra Technical Recruitment
Job Ref 1325
Job Views 927
The Company
This leading engineering company designs and develops engineering systems for a global customer base. They are experiencing exciting growth and require a Technical Author to be responsible for producing and editing documentation to support the design, launch and operation of a wide range of electro-mechanical equipment.

The Role
  • Analysing complex electro-mechanical systems and synthesise documents and processes in clear English
  • Writing engineering documents - e.g. technical requirements, functional design specifications, interface control documents, process charts, mechanical flow diagrams, manufacturing process documents, packaging and transportation specifications, factory acceptance tests, commissioning guides and site acceptance tests
  • Writing end-user documents - e.g. installation guides, operation and maintenance manuals, fault analysis trees, repair procedures, spare parts catalogues
  • Writing training material
  • Delivering technically accurate and aesthetically satisfactory documents
  • Adhering to project defined milestones

The Person
You should have a good mix of the following skills and experience;

  • Technical background in electro-mechanical engineering
  • Practical experience of the maintenance and operation of equipment
  • Ability to write technical descriptions in non-technical language
  • HNC/Degree or equivalent in technology related discipline
  • Previous experience of writing Systems Engineering documents such as: Requirements, Functional Specification, Technical Specifications / Basis of Design

  • Knowledge of authoring systems to produce media independent output
  • Knowledge of embedded control systems
  • Knowledge of safety related requirements and standards
  • Ability to produce and edit Illustrations and diagrams
  • Knowledge of translation processes
  • Knowledge of other European language
  • Knowledge of ENO and ISO design standards, European design directives and CE Technical File requirements.
  • Membership of ISTC
  • Creation of video “YouTube” type clips
  • Inclusion of embedded animations
  • Experience of linking CAD systems to user documentation
  • Experience of EDMS and CMS systems to manage control and distribution of documentation
  • Knowledge of Intelligent documentation
  • Excellent Salary
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 23 days holiday, increasing to 25 with 3 years’ service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Shares
  • Opportunity to participate in Sharesave and Buy as You Earn schemes
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