Technical Writer (Automation)

Technical Writer (Automation) based in Penang

Your new company
My client is a market leading assembly technology manufacturer based in Penang. They specialize in the design and build of machines for their customers all around the world. They are looking for a Technical Writer with keen interest in automation. Key responsibilities include on-job learning and understanding of how the machine works and organizing / simplifying this information into respective guides for handover to the customers along with the machine. Your success in this role will hinge on a background in Mechanical Engineering, good time management / communication skills (verbal and written) and resourcefulness in this fast-paced environment. Specializing in this role will see you being a future expert and provides many future opportunities for a long term development with the Company.

Your new role
  • Collaborate with internal team members throughout machine customization and build stages to gain a working understanding of the product and its requirements
  • Create, write and prepare technical content (Eg. Machine Operation Manual, Parts List, Maintenance Plan, Machine Drawing, Device Source Code), working along the timeline for delivery to the customer
  • Translate written content to meaningful material in the form of visuals and instructions prior to machine shipment
  • Review and improvise continuous workflow improvement to ensure accuracy and quality of technical content

What you'll need to succeed
  • Degree holder in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent/related field.
  • At least 5 years working experience with technical writing
  • Good English Communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with automation systems and tools would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of mechanical design using 3D Solidworks & Adobe Framemaker will be an advantage
  • Able to work under tight schedules to complete the job on time.

What you need to do now
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Talk to Sulwen Teo, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Sunway
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