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Technical Author

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Technical Author - Fuel Technology - South London - Permanent positions with holidays, pension, excellent onsite facilities, holidays and more benefits

In the world of emissions, there is a constant demand for cleaner fuel, alternative sources and advancing technology to ensure our engine technologies lessen their impact on the environment without compromising performance.
Well in this instance, Fircroft are supporting an immensely exciting and rapid in growth, engine manufacturer whose main offering is alternative fuel solutions, targeting liquid air technology for zero emissions.

With some mega projects coming to fruition, the privately held business are aggressively looking for a passionate and dedicated technical author; this person will be reporting into the Head of Design n and taking projects from the ground up, so an all-round fantastic opportunity to really stretch yourself with a growing business.

What will you be doing?

* Controlling data from projects, and doing so within a controlled and standardised configuration setting
* Creating and manage a library of technical terminology and documents
* Managing all technical publications
* Setting up frameworks and policies to aid workers in the use of systems and documentation created
* Analysing and updating documents to ensure continuity and the style is "in keeping" with the market
* Generating information and high quality images to aid customers and global partners
* Managing entire project cycles for new product authoring

What is required from you?

* Degree educated in engineering
* A very strong amount of time spent as a technical author in the engineering sector
* Keen eye for detail
* Patient and very clear communicator
* Expressive personality and passionate about technical writing
* Clear understanding of systems drawings down to installation design drawings - controls panels etc.

What would be added value?

* A portfolio of work with engines/alternative fuels
* Advanced degree in engineering - MSc
* Additional spoken languages
* Additional training/certificates (PMP, FMEA, CAD etc)

Key Skills

Technical Author, Technical Writer, Engineering, Engines, Powertrain, Liquid Power, Liquid Air, Nitrogen Fuel, Alternative Fuel,

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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