Technical Author

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

We are recruiting for a self-motivated and passionate individual to join our growing Team in Salford as a Technical Author. You will be based within the Product Management team and support the Development and Engineering team as well as the Service Team. The successful candidate will prepare and manage a full range of technical documents including user and technical manuals.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Prepare, review, manage and approve product documentation and user manuals in a range of languages for a world-wide market
  • Support the Product Management team with all aspects of technical documentation
  • Develop and implement new user manual concepts to improve time to market, customer usability and reduce the cost of producing
  • Further explore the use of the CMS (Content Management Software) and other productivity tools to improve time to market, customer usability and reduce the cost of producing
  • Continually seek improvement opportunities
  • Investigate the compliance requirements for technical documentation and user manuals, with the aim of enhancing Safeline's position as market leader in metal detection
  • Develop technical documentation and user manuals compliant with the Mettler Toledo guidelines and templates
  • Control of documentation in-line with ISO and MT corporate standards

What You Need to Succeed

  • Proven experience developing a range of technical publications across a range of media
  • Experience in using Schema or other content management systems
  • Experience of the following application tools - XMetaL, Microsoft Word, Acrobat Professional and Excel
  • Experience developing multi-lingual documentation across a range of media
  • Experience in compliance is advantageous 
  • Being software savvy is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and an eye for detail
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage to work to deadlines

Our Offer to You

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Hybrid/ Flexible working
  • Early finishes on Friday
  • Employee Bonus Scheme
  • Holiday accrual scheme (earn up to 8 extra days holiday per year)
  • Pension scheme 
  • 4x Life Assurance

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 global workforce, which reflects the diversity in the many countries in which we operate internationally. Our commitment to Equal Opportunity and Diversity begins with our recruitment and selection process. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process. If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty which means you are unable to complete the application process online, please get in touch by email to so that we can make alternative arrangements for you. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.

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