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Technical Writer Junior

Requisition ID:  87158
Business Unit:  Services & Support Fribourg (2280)

Fribourg, FR, Switzerland, 1700

Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialised in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 9’000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil and in India.
Meggitt Fribourg’s site provides its expertise to the four strategic business units of Meggitt PLC. Meggitt Fribourg is employing 450 employees. We develops, manufactures and sells world-wide a complete range of transducers and electronic systems for the monitoring of engines, turbines and other rotating machinery in both the aerospace and energy industries.

Job Designation

To further strengthen our “Technical Publications” department, we are currently looking for a “Junior Technical Writer”.

The Position
As “Junior Technical Writer” you will be accountable to create and update all Aerospace Technical Publications (TechPubs) across the Meggitt Services & Support (S&S) sites. You will also be responsible to act as the deputy of the TechPubs Manager during his absence.

Job Core Responsibilities

The main responsibilities for this role are:
• Researches all necessary information, creates and/or updates both text and graphics using electronic desktop publishing software in order to produce CMPs/CMMs, SBs, SILs, GEMs, PLS, IMTRs, CDTRs and other Aerospace Customer Support documentation in accordance with the current applicable ATA specification.
• Evaluates, on a continuous basis, manual adherence to the Meggitt Services and Support strict quality standards, the Meggitt Corporate Identity and the latest templates established within the Technical Publications group (TechPubs).
• Liaises with the Quality Assurance Directive QRL-095E (Creation, Release and Modification of Aerospace Technical Publications) in all aspects of his activities.
• Organizes the internal review and the sign-off meeting for each document he is in charge of.
• Liaises with MROs and/or Engineering Departments for technical assistance & liaises with Program/Project/Product Management for program information.
• Trains and remains competent in all aspects of the operation and use of the electronic desktop publishing software made available by the company, in compliance with applicable standards and regulations.
• Meets the set deadlines given by the TechPubs Manager and/or the project management tools in place.
• Deals with delegated day-to-day activities and assists, as required, in the review of documents created by the team members.
• Acts as the deputy of the TechPubs Manager & liaises with end-customers in absence of the TechPubs Manager.


Job Specifications

Your Profile

• 1 year experience in technical writing using professional DTP software is a must.
• Technical experience (Laboratory or technical maintenance).
• Written, Read and Spoken (English mother tongue is not specifically required as Simplified English will be used in writing).
• Good writing capability & logical thinking.
• Independent person with “Do-It-Yourself” ability, resourceful & quick learner.


If you are looking for a challenging position with opportunity to grow in a truly international company, please send your application (resume, letter of motivation, reference letters and diploma) in English to Please note that only complete applications will be taken into consideration.

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