Technical Author – Multi-project

Posted 4 months ago

CAD-IT are a global dynamic software sales and consulting company focusing primarily on Industry 4.0 within the service and manufacturing areas. This includes solutions for SLM (Service Lifecycle Management), Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) and Augmented Reality. In addition CAD-IT provides Business Strategy consultancy and engineering support for Service, outsourced technical publications and digital transformation to industries globally.

Our UK team is based in Daventry, Northamptonshire. We are passionate about innovation and our dynamic and friendly team work collaboratively to give their very best to our customers. Job satisfaction, wellbeing and career progression are the top of our list for our employees, and in joining CAD-IT you will be working within a future-thinking, supportive team environment which places clear focus on your needs and aspirations.

Who are we looking for?

As a Multi-project Technical Author, you will be joining the business delivering technical publications for a range of leading automotive, aerospace, rail, industrial, construction, and agricultural manufacturing customers. We are looking for candidates with relevant qualifications and/or experience in related vehicle engineering, electrical, mechanical, diagnostic, body repair or technical documentation fields.

Must haves:

  • You must have experience or confidence in dealing with automotive electrical and/or mechanical systems and other technical information
  • Flexible with the ability to multi-task, work proactively, independently and manage multiple projects is essential
  • A knowledge of XML, HTML, MS O365 programmes (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Project), CAD modelling software and CMS systems is a distinct advantage
  • The ability to conduct yourself professionally in a customer facing environment, and to liaise confidently with engineers and senior management is important
  • Pragmatic and imaginative and with the ability to think laterally in solving problems and delivering solutions is essential
  • Confidence, enthusiasm and passion for the role.

The Role:

The Multi-project Technical Author role focuses on one or more of the following workstreams:

  • 3D electrical and/or guided diagnostic information or flows
  • Text and illustration based service communications
  • 2D CAD illustrated workshop manual and/or process engineering
  • Serviceability Evaluation and Repair Processes
  • 3D Illustrated Parts Catalogues
  • 2D Illustrated eLearning Modules
  • The author must undertake R&D, confirm requirements, interrogate technical data, drawings, diagrams, CAD models and other information
  • Liaise with engineers to confirm details and achieve sign-off, and liaise with customer representatives to manage project deadlines and expectations

Company Benefits:

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • CAD-IT Wellbeing & Mental Health Support Group
  • CAD-IT Culture Committee
  • Companywide and team social events, plus more!

If you’ve read this far, why not take the plunge and send us your CV!

Job Features

Job Title

Technical Author – Multi-project


Dependent on experience


Daventry, Northamptonshire - Hybrid working; onsite and Work-from-Home

Job Type

Full time, permanent

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