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Technical Author - Mechanical Engineering - Lanarkshire

Date Posted: Tuesday 02 August 2022

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Technical Author – Mechanical Engineering

4 day working week over 36 hours

Central Scotland

Leading Salary


Nine Twenty Engineering & Manufacturing have an excellent new opportunity for a Technical Author within Mechanical Engineering with our Global Client based in Central Scotland.

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Product Maintenance Manager, the main purpose of the role, but not solely restricted to, is to research, process and produce technical data and illustrations pertaining to the illustrated parts catalogues. All research and production must be undertaken in the most accurate, efficient, and effective way possible, utilizing specific softwares; to deliver to the end user, the highest standards of technical documentation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To create illustrated parts catalogue and operators’ manuals to support ongoing current production and for new products.
  • To maintain illustrated parts catalogue and operator’s manuals with latest DCN’s released by technology department.
  • To maintain consistent and accurate manuals to support end user.
  • When required, provide work instructions to support additional business projects
  • To communicate with all relevant departments and suppliers, to obtain key service, maintenance and technical specifications of all key components and sub-components.

Personal Key Skills and Qualities

  • It is essential that the post holder demonstrates a commitment to delivering high quality products to our customers both internally and externally.  A high degree of perseverance is required with the ability to pursue everything with energy and drive. Sufficient drive to see the job through from initiation to complete delivery.
  • First class communication skills both written and oral. Internally and externally. Specifically, English language.
  • The ability to produce high quality and accurate parts lists along with the required illustrative output.
  • Analysis of engineering drawings.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Keen awareness of customer requirements.
  • Demonstrates ability to plan, organize and multitask when required.
  • The ability to communicate with external suppliers to understand and identify service parts for inclusion in the illustrated parts catalogues.
  • Methodical approach.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • BTECH HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • 2 years technical writing/illustrating.
  • Proficient in the use Adobe Illustrator software beneficial to have knowledge of In Design and Catia Composer.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Professional. Specifically, Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge and experience in construction equipment or similar areas are considered merits.

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply today or contact Cheryl Sweeten

T: 0141 231 1260

Karen Stewart

Director Engineering & Manufacturing

T: 07825 449 039