Technical Author - Ford & Stanley

Technical Author

£27,000 - £32,000 per annum

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting a Technical Author for a global manufacturer in the construction and mining industry.

The Opportunity

Ford & Stanley are delighted to be working with a world renown manufacturer who are looking for a Technical Author on a permanent full-time basis to be based at their site in Derby.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Support an environment of continuous user safety by developing and producing operational and safety documentation for mobile crushing and screening equipment
  • Support many functions- including aftermarket, sales, engineering, technical service and quality assurance
  • Maintain accurate and up to date user documentation, ensuring the equipment is understood and operated safely and efficiently
  • Writing/updating operation and maintenance manuals, implementing engineering changes into manuals, working with engineers, collating information to write procedures and technical bulletins
  • Main contact and support for any questions relating to technical publications
  • Responsible for communicating highly technical information, assess and develop existing documentation management processes to improve, streamline and reduce duplication
  • Represent technical publications In product development meetings

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be a clear, affective communicator who has a high attention to detail with a background in technical authoring.


  • Technical Author background
  • Experience working with heavy machinery
  • Relevant degree in mechanical engineering or demonstrable experience
  • Previous experience working within a team to deliver technical documentation
  • Experience with 3D image manipulation software and CAD packages
  • Understanding of engineering models, drawings and mechanical components
  • Experience using Adobe (Framework, Illustrator) & XML


Experience working with mobile crushing and screening equipment is highly desirable.

£25,000 - £35,000

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