Technical Author

Posted 4 months ago

CAD-IT are seeking a Technical Author to join a friendly and collaborative team, to develop, write and deliver technical documentation for a well-known Automotive OEM.

You will join a business who deliver technical publications for a range of leading automotive, aerospace, rail, industrial, construction and agricultural manufacturing customers.

We are interested in individuals with relevant qualifications and/or experience in related vehicle engineering, electrical, mechanical, diagnostic, body repair or technical documentation fields.

Person Specification:

  • 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, Microsoft programmes like Excel, Word, Project, Visio, PowerPoint, 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.
  • Being pragmatic and imaginative and with the ability to think laterally in solving problems and delivering solutions is essential.

Role Details:

This role is focused 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/expectations.

Company Benefits

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

You will be joining a dynamic and ambitious global team, committed to working together to deliver a program of growth and technical excellence. Joining our enterprise means coming on board with a capable and well-supported team of technical professionals.

Job Features

Job Title

Technical Author


TBD based on experience + company benefits


Daventry, Northamptonshire

Job Type

Full-time, permanent

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