Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology in Ballygawley is looking for:
Technical Authors
Sandvik is a high-tech, global engineering group offering advanced products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We have world - leading positions in selected areas - tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. The Group has about 47,000 employees and representation in approximately 130 countries, with sales of around £7.3 billion.
At Sandvik, we offer you a world of opportunities. Our diverse businesses and global network enable you to explore your potential and thrive. While discussing the best solution for you today, we are already thinking ahead to the best solution for you tomorrow. Our proactive career planning ensures that your performance is recognised and offers various ways to fuel your growth towards exceptional achievements.
We are now looking for Technical Authors to support an environment of continuous user safety by developing and producing operational and safety documentation for the entire range of Sandvik Mobile Crushing and Screening equipment. The role actively supports various departments including aftermarket, sales, engineering, quality assurance and technical support
Job Summary
As a Technical Author you will maintain accurate and up to date user documentation, ensuring Sandvik mobile crushing and screening equipment can be understood and operated in a safe, efficient manner. This includes updating layouts using Adobe FrameMaker templates,implementing engineering changes into manuals, using drawings, working with engineers, collating information to write new manual sections for engine upgrades and keeping an up to date record of manual progress using chapter plans. You will be a main contact and support for questions regarding technical publications for mobile crushers and screens, acting as an ambassador in our way of working. You will take responsibility for concisely communicating highly technical information and asses and develop existing documentation management processes to improve, streamline and reduce duplication. You will represent Technical Publications in product development meetings; contributing and sharing information.
Based at our site in Ballygawley there may be a requirement for occasional travel to other SMRT sites worldwide.
Your profile
You have a relevant degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering or a related technical communication area, with previous experience working within a team to deliver technical documentation projects within agreed quality and timeframe. You have experience in the use of 3D image manipulation software and CAD packages and are proficient in XML authoring and user manual creation with Adobe FrameMaker. You have previous experience of off-highway equipment and plant, drive systems, hydraulics, and electrical controls. Experience of documenting industrial risk assessments would be advantageous. You possess excellent written and oral communication skills and have a thorough understanding of user manual requirements. You will need to be able to understand engineering models, drawings and mechanical components and have experience of the following software or similar: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Creo Illustrate, Creo IsoDraw.
Where others see many, we see you – personally. We recognize and value your passion and personality. With your excellent problem solving, team work and communication skills; you will be able to bring our services to the next level! Furthermore, you have the ability to take ownership and challenge everything we do in a manner that will help unlock our potential. You work as part of a team, surrounded and supported with peers and mentors, and have a determined approach.
The recruitment process will be staggered and we envisage candidates starting their role anytime between November and March.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the EU or hold a valid permit to work in the EU.
Please apply by clicking the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries please call HR Services on 0800 652 0011.
Closing date 7th October 2016.
No agencies please.
Deadline: 7 Oct
Job-ID: 346892