Technical Author

  • Job Reference: 1162082781-2
  • Date Posted: 10 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Rubicon People Partnership
  • Location: Christchurch, Dorset
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Technical Author, Christchurch, £50,000

Role purpose

As Technical Author you'll be a vital member of the Technical Publications Team in creating technical publications for the installation, maintenance, repair and alteration of the manufactured equipment.


As Technical Author you'll benefit from a company that is known for its great staff retention, career progression, onsite parking, a cycle to work scheme, EAP Scheme, Health insurance, Life Assurance and 25 days holiday plus BH.


Rubicon Recruitment's client is a highly successful design and manufacturing business who are pioneers within their industry. They have a reputation locally for great staff retention and global backing from their parent organisation. They offer a friendly working environment and deliver unparalleled levels of quality to their customers.

As Technical Author you'll:

  • Create, deliver and maintain high-quality technical publications including CMM's, SIL's, SB's and Maintenance Training Manuals
  • Identify methods or publishing tools that are required to achieve industry standards
  • Report to, and support, the Technical Publications Manager in delivering operational excellence
  • Ensure engineering adherence to company processes

As Technical Author you'll have:

  • Experience in compiling technical publications within a manufacturing/engineering environment
  • Experience using Adobe FrameMaker (or a similar authoring software)
  • Experience using 2D illustration software (ISoDraw) is preferable
  • Experience of Simplified Technical English (AD-STE 100)
  • Strong organisation skills including timing and resource planning
  • The natural ability to work in a pressurised environment working to tight deadlines


Working exclusively with our client, we are committed to submitting suitable candidates for this Technical Author vacancy to our client ASAP, so please apply quickly via this advert, or for more information call Amber at Rubicon.

Our team reviews every application. Please ensure your CV is submitted in Microsoft Word so that we can upload your details more easily to our system. If sent as a PDF it will cause delays.