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Technical Author (Tyrone-Heavy Metal Products)

Posted 16th October County Tyrone # HN898064


Technical Author (Tyrone-Heavy Metal Products)


Permanent full-time

£22-32K plus bonus

Our client is currently one of the busiest within their sector across Northern Ireland and due to this level of business, they are currently looking for a Technical Author. The successful candidate will report directly to the Technical Authoring Manager and will work within a world class Design / Sales Engineering type environment. As a Technical Author, you are required to deliver accurate and high-quality end user documentation and online parts content. You will contribute to the company's publishing strategy to raise the quality of documentation and continuously develop standards, best practices and future innovative publishing methods


  • Work with Engineers, Service Teams and Operations Department to create easy to use Operations Manuals and Parts Manuals for company equipment, ensuring deliverable is clear, concise and user friendly.
  • Review and Implement Parts Manual updates resulting from design changes in line with the Engineering Change Process utilizing 3D cad software packages and Bills of Materials.
  • Produce high quality parts illustrations and exploded drawings using illustration software packages.
  • Load and maintain parts information and illustrations online using industry leading software tools.
  • Ensure that Operations and Parts Manuals are printed and available in line with weekly shipping schedules.
  • Ensure all Technical Publication documents are created in line with EEC Machinery Directives.
  • Undertake additional Technical Publications duties as directed.
  • Collaborating with internal and external teams to clarify technical issues.
  • Maintain detailed records and files of work and revisions.
  • Actively participate in orientation and training programs


  • Minimum of a 3rd level in Engineering or equivalent industry experience.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Good working knowledge of Desk Top Publishing software.
  • Previous experience of Adobe products, Creo Illustrator and/or Arbortext IsoDraw beneficial but not essential.
  • Previous 3D CAD experience beneficial but not essential.
  • Outstanding communication required with excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Demonstrate a clear attention to detail, excellent written competence in technical documentation.
  • Strong team player with proven experience of working collaboratively with a range of departments.
  • Self-motivated and organized.

If this role is of interest contact Hugh Nugent to discuss this in absolute confidence or send an updated CV via the link on the page.

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