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Technical Author

Ref code: AWK99097574
£27k - 33k per year
Telford, Shropshire, England
Office Based

Technical Author
Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm.

SF Recruitment are recruiting for a Technical Author to work for our manufacturing client based in Telford. The successful candidate will be reporting into the Senior Project Engineer, this position provides technical administration support to the Technical Department.

Main job functions:
To work within the Technical Department, essentially the role is an admin support function along with Technical Documentation creation and maintenance inline with current legislation. The holder will also provide support during New Product/Project Introductions.
A keen eye for accuracy and detail ensuring all relevant documentation is correct and conforms with all internal and external standards and legislation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
To provide technical administration support to the Technical Department.
Fulfilling the following roles and responsibilities.
- Obtaining technical quotations.
- Raising Purchase Orders.
- Updating relevant budget sheets.
- Expediting of ordered parts to ensure schedules are met.
- Maintenance of Departmental Administration.
o Structures.
o Training Records.
o Compliance activities.
o Auditing of Departmental Activities.
- Technical Manual.
o Certification.
o Operation Manual.
o Machinery Risk Assessment.
o Safety Check Sheet.
o Verification and Compilation to Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008: Great Britain requirements.
New Product Introduction Process.

Skills required:
- Must have good communication skills both face to face and via various media.
- Proficient in Microsoft office products.
- Take ownership of tasks.
- Self-time management.
- Structured organisation skills with a hands-on approach
- Proactive approach and demonstrates solutions to problems /issues as they arise.
- Excellent attention to detail



ONC or NVQ3 in an engineering discipline.
GCSE Mathematics and English.


Project management.
Recognised Safety Qualification.

Relevant experience in a similar role.
Microsoft Planner / Teams.
Microsoft Office (specifically Excel / Word / Powerpoint).

Working in a similar technical environment.
Understanding of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008: Great Britain.
Microsoft Project.

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