Technical Author

18 Aug 2017
15 Sep 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

Location: Reading area

Package: Basic salary plus contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, additional flexible benefits scheme, and excellent work/life balance including nine day working fortnight.

We are recruiting candidates with varying levels of knowledge and experience looking to develop their career in Technical Authoring. Successful candidates will be deployed throughout the business to generate, update and manage complex documentation. This can include, but is not limited to, procedural and operational work instructions to support Manufacturing Engineers, Operational Facilities, Production Agencies, Maintenance Facilities and Business Standards.

Candidates will ideally be qualified to a minimum ONC/OND in an appropriate discipline. Applicants for the senior role should be qualified to HNC/HND, or preferably degree level, with engineering experience an industrial environment.

Knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes, process document generation and or health and safety legislation in a manufacturing environment is preferred as is a working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems including BOMs and route cards.

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be able to work in designated areas of the AWE sites. The role may also involve a small amount of travel both in the UK and abroad.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.


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