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Technical Specialist

Zoek Pin West Bretton, Wakefield, England

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 7 days ago

As a technical specialist, you will be responsible for preparing and presenting technical information about the products and services provided by Sewtec automation. You will need to collate and compile technical information in the form of a technical manual, which will be provided to customers and therefore you will be required to present information in a way that is easy to understand.

Key Responsibilities

To support the Head of Mechanical engineering and senior management team in the management of technical information

Gain understanding of the product or applications and then design and write documentation to explain it to users

Collaborate with designers and managers to clarify any technical issues

To support risk assessments, completing EHSR’s

Updating customer online portal and revision control of documentation.

Provide data for spares quotation.

Gather and analyse the information needs of the user

Organise information according to your user's needs

Write and edit text

Commission, coordinate or prepare illustrations

Review and revise technical manual templates

Use a variety of software applications to present the information

Index and catalogue material.

Works to the company’s Technical Library of External Standards and Internal Instruction Manuals

Ensure data is inputted into the Company’s Database

Understanding of BS/ISO application

Undertake additional responsibilities and tasks as required

Ensure innovative processes are implemented

Attend planning and briefing meetings

Work with translators, printers and service providers.

Working on and managing multiple projects simultaneously

Keeping up to date with developments and trends in the industry and attending training courses

Key Skills

Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD competent

Strong PC skills

Experienced in using Microsoft computer packages, in particular Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Possess understanding of engineering principles and automation solutions.

Competent in all technical aspects of mechanical engineering (ideally gained within a similar environment).

Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical engineering drawings

Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills as the role will involve both internal and external interfacing

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to provide quality information within deadlines

Proactive interaction with other functions

Team-player and ability to work on own initiative

Experience of working to tight deadline and meeting customer expectations.

Ability to manage several projects, with the ability to meet shifting priorities.

Experience of working within a multi–skilled environment (. knowledge of electrical and pneumatic components).


Minimum HNC qualified in relevant electrical or mechanical engineering discipline

Significant project management and engineering experience

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