Technical Author in Runcorn at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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Job Description

Primary Purpose of the role:

This position is responsible for developing and maintaining customer facing documentation to support the development of new products and existing products within the New Product Development group.

Key Activities and responsibilities include:

  • Create technical documentation intended for printed or website use.
  • Produce support documentation utilizing CAD and publishing software. Documentation includes all aspects of customer facing details such as Design/Estimating and Fabrication/Installation Instructions.
  • Manage engineering data within a PLM system
  • Hands-on lab activities related to the fabrication, assembly, installation and testing of products.
  • Generate and conduct peer reviews of engineering changes
  • Collaborate and/or oversee third party translation, publishing service and component suppliers 


Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Degree (Computer Aided Design,Engineering CAD Technology, Engineering Technology) Acceptable.
  • Good understanding of engineering drawing layout.
  • Knowledge of Technical writing, illustration and Document Control systems
  • Working knowledge of 2D/3D modeling and PLM systems; AutoCAD, Inventor andTeamCentre/Vault proficiency is preferred.
  • Desired knowledge ofCCMS/XML based publishing software such as, Paligo, Madcap Flare or Schema aswell as Adobe Creative suites.