Parts Technical Writer

Job Title: Parts Technical Writer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Irlam, Greater Manchester
Salary: £10 - £13.50 per hour + PAYE
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1802-53_1521546716
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2018 11:51

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Parts Technical Writer for our client Caterpillar. This is a temporary role for an estimated 12 months initially and will be based in Irlam.

A Parts Technical Writer (Design Change Analyst) position is open within the Parts Authoring team (Irlam).

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role within a demanding and growing environment. The duration will initially be for twelve months.

Key Responsibilities:
* Responsible for reviewing Design Changes received by the aftermarket and adding into the team workflow.
* Identifying & loading new part numbers into the warehouse system (POPIMS) to allow procurement activity to start.
* Identifying where service parts are being replaced and creating supersession data to ensure aftermarket customers can move over to the new part number in a timely manner.
* Attending BIQ (Built In Quality) and Change Request approval meetings to ensure Design Change proposals meet the needs of the aftermarket.
* To be the first point of contact for Internal/Enterprise Customers relating to Design Change queries.
* Contribute to team targets for actioning Design Changes within agreed time frame.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

Ideal Candidate's Experience:
* Good IS/IT skills (Majority of time in this role is spent checking BOM data and matching up part numbers within aftermarket systems).
* Managing Bills of Material or Managing Design Changes within a BOM/Parts listing system.
* Ability to recognise engine spare parts/components by description/drawing/shape.
* Use of Technical Authoring or Product Lifecycle packages, eg Windchill.
* Microsoft applications, typically Excel.
* Experience of industrial diesel engines, automotive parts, agricultural equipment/machinery.
* Knowledge of the Caterpillar Parts business desired.

Minimum criteria:
* Sound Excel knowledge
* Ability to recognise engine spare parts/components by description/drawing/shape.
* Ability to interpret basic technical data
* Good analytical and problem-solving skills

Key Competencies:
* Contributing to Team Success
* Customer Focus
* Planning and Organising/Managing Work
* Quality Orientation/Work Standards

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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