Technical Author

Requisition ID:  40645
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Fareham (1200)
Location: 

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

About Meggitt 

 

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”.

 

These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 11,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe

Division:

 

Our Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers

 

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world leading technology. Our Braking Systems product group supplies both military and commercial aircrafts.

 

We seal essential spaces, such as landing gear, wings, engines, nacelles, windows and doors, and produce intelligent air data systems and sensors that measure altitude, angle or acceleration

Role Summary:

 

The Technical Writer provides special expertise in creating clear written materials to support product development activities such as operations, maintenance or repair manuals, tutorials, specifications and help systems. Ensures alignment with Meggitt's policies and  procedures.

Core Responsibilities:

 

  • Creates and develops clear written materials to support product development activities such as operations, maintenance or repair manuals, tutorials, specifications and help systems.
  • Adheres to established terminology, style and editorial quality standards.
  • Interviews technical staff to collect product information and specifications.
  • Collects, organizes and coordinates technical information or product images for publication.
  • Ensures up to date information on addition or deletion of equipment.
  • Researches problems and follows through to solution.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

 

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations. 
  • 3-5  years of relevant experience
  • Experienced in providing special expertise in writing and developing complex technical documents
  • Strong knowledge of technical processes    
  • Ability to meet multiple, sometimes conflicting deadlines, using available resources
  • Capable of using existing procedures, analysis and standard practices to solve problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills     
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

 

Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

       

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