Technical Writer

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

We are looking to recruit a new Technical Writer to join our team in our brand new, state of the art offices in Royston. The Technical Writer will be required for writing, producing, maintaining equipment documentation for end users, service and support and training purposes. 

The key responsibilities are:

  • Write user and technical manuals for X-ray machines. Technical content of the documentation will include mechanical, electrical, electronic and software attributes. It will also include but not be limited to safety, regulatory, maintenance and cleaning information.
  • Work closely with the New Product Development team to understand forthcoming new features and functions and create new documentation or update existing documentation accordingly.
  • Gain full knowledge of how to operate the X-ray machines in order to write accurate documentation that users and service technicians will understand.
  • Work closely with and assist the training department to ensure wording, phrasing and instructions align with training materials in order to provide clear uniform messaging.
  • Liaise with the Compliance Officer to ensure safety and regulatory statements contained in the documentation are up to date.
  • Work together with the Project Management team to ensure all custom machines have additional documentation created that explains use, maintenance and cleaning of any non-standard requested features.
  • Participate in divisional Technical Author Working Group meetings to ensure terminology, writing and design styles are developed and followed throughout the division.

What You Need to Succeed

  • Some authoring experience in a technical environment and qualified to degree or HND level
  • Outstanding written English skills
  • Experience of software controlled systems/machinery would be of benefit
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, organised and capable of multitasking within the discipline
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Visio
  • Ideally some knowledge of SCHEMA ST4 authoring application

Our Offer to You

Competitive Salary
Employee bonus scheme
Life assurance
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Flexible working

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here

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East of England

Royston (Cambridge)

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