Technical Author- Defence Electronics

Cubiq Recruitment Ltd
£25k - £30k pa + Benefits
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Technical Author- Defence Electronics
Location: Leeds
£25,000- £30,000 + Benefits
Permanent Role

Cubiq Recruitment are representing a successful and ambitious engineering business who pioneer in the design, development and manufacture of rugged electronic devices and supply to a global market.

Due to continued company success and product diversification we have an urgent requirement for a Technical Author to join the team and play a pivotal role in the development of technical documentation and user guides.

Key Responsibilities:

- Writing & updating Build instructions (including Photography) for Production personnel
- Writing & updating Product Inventory "Checklists" with associated BoMs & Price Lists within the Business Management ERP software
- Writing & updating User Guides for external and internal customers
- Production and editing of video material for external and internal customers
- Liaising with Evaluation, R&D and Production personnel on documentation requirements & issues
- Attending design meetings and liaising with the Engineering team to gain an understanding of the technology to be presented
- Acting as a representative for the R&D Team in Operational Meetings as necessary

Key Skills and Background Required:

- A minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar Technical Authoring / Writing role
- Extensive experience using Microsoft Word, Adobe illustrator and Photoshop
- Good photography skills and experience with graphic and video editing software
- Knowledge of Industry Standards within the Electronics, Mechanical and Software based engineering sectors
- Experience with Adobe In-Design or similar DTP package
- Experience with Adobe Premiere, Techsmith Camtasia or similar
- Experience with Enterprise Resource Management software

Qualification Requirements:

- A Degree, HND, HNC or equivalent in a relevant discipline

UK SC Clearance is required, applicants with current SC Clearance are preferred

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a business who are a market leader in the development of cutting edge technology and will require an innovative and ambitious individual.

How to APPLY:-

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please submit your CV via the link provided and I will contact you shortly for a confidential discussion.

Cubiq Recruitment is recognised as a trusted supplier of permanent, contract and interim recruitment services to the technology and manufacturing sectors.

Our teams of specialist recruiters operate across the following engineering and commercial disciplines; mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, controls & instrumentation, embedded software & electronics, quality & manufacturing, product design and project, programme & operations management.