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Technical Author Assistant

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/05/2013
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The Company:
My client works with some of the UK's leading automotive brands, providing technical publications.

The Role:
Key responsibilities include:
- providing support to the Owner Literature Information Author and Service Communications Author whilst also supporting the Parts and Workshop Manual team with minor responsibilities and reactive work. This support will vary and level of support to each work stream is fluid.
- the main responsibilities for Owner Literature Author support will include, raw handbook pagination, translation content management, part number release and tracking, service duplicate owner guide creation and tracking, file storage housekeeping and tracking, information gathering support, sign off tracking and reporting, reporting to author and team lead weekly
- the main responsibilities for Service Communications Author support will include, information gathering, support of core and non core communications, translation content management, technical illustration creation
- the minor responsibilities for Parts Cataloguing and Workshop Manual will include ERN analysis and allocation to the parts team and illustration annotation and information gathering for the Workshop manual team.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
This position can support experienced technical authors, or equally graduate candidates looking to build up skills and expertise in technical authoring or automotive business sectors. We will be considering applicants for this role against the following criteria:
- previous experience in a technical authoring position will an advantage: so will experience of working with technical publications content
- very strong IT skills are a requirement. You need to demonstrate extensive experience and comfort working with a range of applications running in a Windows environment as well as advanced skills relating to the use and application of Microsoft Excel;
- working flexibly is essential, as this role is to support multiple workstreams the workload can change from week to week
- previous experience of pagination using Framemaker;
- the ability to produce excellent written English is essential — all documentation is prepared in English;
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