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Senior Technical Author

Salary: £45,000

Location: Honiton

Job type: Permanent

Category: Honiton

Job Title: Senior Technical Author Location: Honiton Role Type: Permanent (On site) Duration: N/A RC Fornax are looking for a Senior Technical Author to join our defence customer based in Honiton. You will be working on a variety of programs and projects from large scale MOD Contracted vehicles to internal innovation projects. Our customer encompasses a group of companies within the UK and Australia who design, manufacture and deliver special purpose machines and equipment. As an employee within the UK Group of companies you should work as part of the team, be flexible in your approach to your work and fulfil any reasonable request to do tasks that may arise and is within your capability. Main Responsibilities: • Authoring of publications content. • Produce technical illustrations. • Maintain and issue control all released publications. • Ensure the publications adhere to the relevant or appropriate specifications. • Liaise and attend meetings with other company departments necessary to perform duties and aid business and organisational development. • Manage own workflow. • Produce technical illustrations. • Contribute to the continuous development of business process and systems. • Ensure company procedures and processes are followed. Essential: • Knowledge of BS4884. And AESP publication standards. • Knowledge of Simplified Technical English. • Ability to read and understand design drawings. • Good working knowledge of Adobe Ai, Id, and Ps. • Good working knowledge of SLR photography. • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office. • Good communication skills (verbal and written) at all levels including suppliers and customers Qualifications: • Technical author qualified or relevant and proven experience. • Technical illustrator qualified or relevant and proven experience. • Knowledge of design and Manufacturing techniques Other: • Approachable and dependable • Logical and thorough approach to record keeping • Able to meet deadlines and control budgets • Drive to achieve quality in all that he/she does • Able to work effectively under pressure • Able to work as part of a team. • Communicates honestly, openly and positively with all • Able to work on your own initiative and maintain your own motivation. • Embodies and promotes the company core values • Has the desire and ability to contribute to the company as a whole


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