Technical Author

  • Location

    Irlam, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Automotive, Off highway

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  • Contact:

    Kate Stevens

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Job Title: Technical Author

Location: Irlam Manchester

Competitive Salary

New opportunity for a Technical Author working within the Parts Authoring team based in Irlam, Manchester.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role within a demanding and growing environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the compilation of parts books/Illustrated parts catalogues.
  • Creation of a parts list and corresponding illustration that will be used in parts books and on-line parts information systems.
  • Using illustration software (Iso-Draw) to convert 3D/JT Models into 2D parts book Illustrations to be used by customers to correctly identify spare parts.
  • Loading service part numbers into warehouse system (POPIMS) to allow procurement activity to start.
  • Contribute to team targets for completing parts books within an agreed time frame.

Key skills and experience:

  • Good IS/IT skills (Majority of time in this role is spent checking BOM data and matching up part numbers within aftermarket systems).
  • Managing Bills of Material or Managing Design Changes within a BOM/Parts listing system.
  • Ability to recognise engine spare parts/components by description/drawing/shape
  • Use of Technical Authoring or Product Lifecycle packages, eg Windchill.
  • Microsoft applications, typically Excel.
  • Experience of industrial diesel engines, automotive parts, agricultural equipment/machinery.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to interpret basic technical data
  • Good communicator who is comfortable working with a variety of people across an organisation
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

Interested in the above role? APPLY TODAY

In return our client can offer you a 12-month contract with negotiable rates of pay and an immediate start.

Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

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