Technical Editor/Writer in Kingston, NY at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Technical Writer/Editor to create and maintain all aspects of product technical documentation for customer reference.  This position is in their manufacturing facility in Kingston, NY.
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners.  Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines.  Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment.  Headquartered in Torrance, CA; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.  AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You’ll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries—such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It’s not just a job. It’s a career and a path to the future. You’ll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.
Job duties and Responsibilities:
  • Creates detailed product instructional manuals, including CAD, artwork and word content, for distribution to customer;
  • Coordinates updates to and issuance of documents with reproduction and notification services for distribution to customer base;
  • Implements engineering standards, safety practices and obsolescent policies on contents of technical documents;
  • Implements new and changes to technical documents resulting from Engineering Notices;
  • Maintains supply controls of all active manuals to ensure availability for product assembly schedules;
  • Draws and/or adapts existing CAD images to create effective illustrations to accompany user technical documents;
  • Furnishes tables, charts, and other information for publications as requested;
  • Develops and/or checks outline drawings of equipment for customers;
  • Maintains related product information databases utilized by Engineering, Marketing and Technical Publication departments;
  •  Maintains information regarding work queue, output and backlog of technical documents work;
  • Acquires specific knowledge of subject matter by interviewing staff engaged in developing new product and personnel responsible for testing and assembly;
  • Maintains communications with publishing houses to ensure timely and accurate supply of documentation;
  • Maintains communications with other company location(s) (HUCK UK) to keep them apprised of updates etc;
  • Participates in project reviews as needed to evaluate progress or investigate project problems;
  • Maintains Engineering documentation in accordance with specified standards;
  • Cooperates with Sales Personnel, System Specialists and other field and Divisional Personnel as needed;
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.


Education Requirements
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree from an Accredited school, preferred in Mechanical Engineering.
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