Technical Publications Author


Up to £46,000

Company Profile

A fabulous opportunity to join a midlands based leading manufacturer and supplier of pioneering heating and cooling solutions as a Technical Publications Author from their Birmingham HQ.

What will you do as Technical Author?

  • Work closely with the product and engineering teams, taking complex information to create, update and maintain technical documentation product ranges for OEM customers and Aftersales support teams.
  • Develop and maintain product technical manuals, installation guidelines, service schedules and bulletins, spare parts guides, and other technical support documentation for product ranges
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Engineering, Advanced Product Development, Aftersales Service and Marketing to gather information and ensure accuracy of technical content
  • Research and interpret engineering drawings, models, schematics, and specifications to create comprehensive documentation suitable for product support in the field
  • Manage documentation revisions and updates to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and industry best practices
  • Coordinate translation and localisation of technical publications for international markets
  • Standardise the format and content of our manuals and develop a comprehensive set of documentation

What do you need as Technical Author?

  • Proven experience as a Technical Writer or Technical Publications Author in the automotive industry, preferably within the commercial vehicle sector
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills and a good understanding of engineering principles. Knowledge of refrigeration or air conditioning would be advantageous
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD software (Solid Works) and experience working with engineering drawings and schematics (design skills are not required for this role)
  • Qualifications in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Refrigerant) or Technical Writing related field would be beneficial.

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary up to 46k depending on technical skills and experience
  • Flexible /Hybrid working with an early finish on a Friday
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Maternity and Paternity benefits package
  • Employee Assistance Program

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established midlands based manufacturing company in a very niche role. If you feel that you have the relevant skills and experience please apply online in the first instance!

Job ID: 7669