Agricultural Technical Author

Apex Resource Management Ltd
17 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type

Position: Agricultural Technical Author

Location: Warwick

Type: Long TermContract with the view to going Permanent

Rate: Competitive DOE

Hours: 40 Hours per Week

Our Client:

Our client is a well-established International Product Development business that combine technology, usability and design solutions for a wide range of prestigious clients across the world. This includes Design Management, Digital Distribution, Innovation Labs and Delivery models just to name a few. You would be part of an experienced automotive team pushing the boundaries and striving for excellence to deliver quality results for their clients.

Job Purpose:

  • To create 'best practice' repair methods and the accurate application of associated service repair times for Workshop Repair Manual (WSM), Technical Service Bulletin (TSB)'s, Update Prior to Sale Documents (UPS)
  • To author developed methods in both illustrative and written form with the utilisation of CAD information to defined customer publication standards at all times.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with Engineering to review the suggested service procedures and make sure they meet the required standard of repair and resolution
  • Validate and identify process improvements on current published 'Remove and Install' procedures for all agreed service repair level components
  • Develop illustrations in the style and format required to support service repair procedures
  • Support validation technicians with the validation of all repair procedures, including those that are complex or not easily defined / developed via CAD utilisation alone to better understand the repair procedure
  • Ability to convert technical engineering content and author into clear and concise English in accordance with customer authoring standards / guidelines. In doing so, applying the Terminology Lists guidelines at all times
  • TSBs to be developed / modified with maximum utilisation of WSM references.
  • Manage allocated / assigned TSBs from creation, through sign off stages, and onto publication in the WSM
  • Presentation of information using graphical techniques (Adobe Illustrator, CAD, etc), text authoring tools, accessing the internet

Person Specification:


  • Agricultural Experience, with a strong technical background
  • IT and computer literate, ability to learn new systems quickly and efficiently. Must have experience in working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook software (ideally at intermediate level)
  • Experience in working individually, within a team, and communicating effectively with the customer (previous experience working in a customer facing role)
  • Capable of managing and prioritising workload and working to tight deadlines (in some instances being flexible in working hours if / when required)