Parts Technical Writer

Job Title: Parts Technical Writer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1807-43_1533634652
Contact Name: Chris Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 07, 2018 10:37

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Parts Technical Writer within the Parts Authoring team at Caterpillar in Manchester.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role within a demanding and growing environment. The duration will initially be for 12months.

Key Responsibilities of Parts Technical Writer Writer:

* Responsible for reviewing design changes received by the aftermarket and adding into the team workflow.
* Identifying & loading new part numbers into the warehouse system 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 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 of Parts Technical Writer:

Ideal Candidate's Experience:

* Good IS/IT skills (Majority of time in this role is spent checking data and matching up part numbers within aftermarket systems.
* Managing Bills of Material or Managing Design Changes within a 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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