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Technical Author

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    Kym Herring

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    2 months ago

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Technical Author (Parts)


Our client is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of a world class range of engines.  They have just made available a 12-month agency/interim role for a Parts Author to support their New Product Introduction activities.


What would you do?

  • Responsible for interpreting and transforming upstream engineering / technical information and creating master service parts information for the client’s network and key OEM customers
    • Transform 3D/JT Models into 2D Illustrations using illustration software (Iso-Draw) in support of our parts lists service information
    • Responsible for ensuring the Aftermarket ERP system is aligned to the engineering systems, supporting appropriate procurement and parts stocking
    • Liaise closely with engineering, marketing, and commercial teams to provide service information support


What are we looking for?

Ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent analytical skills: large proportion of time will be spent transforming engineering / technical data into service information
  • Experience managing Bills of Material within a BOM/parts listing application
  • Ability to recognise engine spare parts/components by description, drawing or shape
  • Ability to interpret basic technical data
  • Independently plan, organise, and prioritise workload
  • An eye for detail with excellent quality and work standards

An advantage but not essential

  • Experience of industrial diesel engines, automotive parts, agricultural equipment/machinery.
  • Experience of using SAP ERP systems
  • Use of Technical Authoring or Product Lifecycle package e.g., Windchill.
  • Use of illustration software, e.g., IsoDraw

To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.

The above represents a summary of the contract assignment. A full description of this contract assignment is available. A full explanation of this rate and all deductions will be explained in a key information document (KID) supplied to registered candidates.