junior graphic designer- technical publications in coventry

13 February 2019
alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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£ 19,000 - £ 23,000 per year
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coventry, west midlands
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£ 19,000 - £ 23,000 per year
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alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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job description

A Tech Publication & E-Commerce Specialist is required on a Permanent basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Do you have experience in a publication setting? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced team? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

Purpose of Role:

To support ecommerce solution, including a lead role in projects, development, and maintenance. To ensure that all technical documentation is complete, current, and accurate, including (but not limited to) maintenance manuals, operator's manuals, technical information notices, retrofit kit instructions and illustrated parts catalogues in all relevant languages. To ensure that adequate record is kept, and communication to internal customers and external service providers is maintained.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* Responsible for ecommerce solution from a technical perspective. Including, but not limited to, user admin, content creation, optimisation.
* Take a leading role in ecommerce projects, including leading project teams as required.
* Regular, proactive communication with internal & external stakeholders to ensure feedback regarding ecommerce is gathered and actioned.
* Create illustrations, and text, for new product documentation prior to product launch. This includes maintenance manuals, operator's manuals, illustrated parts catalogues, and retrofit kit instructions.
* Ensure documentation is kept up to date by incorporating product changes identified through the engineering change process.
* Create Technical Information Notices for Global distribution.
* Liaise with third party service providers, including translation companies and technical publications companies as required.
* Interface with various departments to communicate availability of publications, support required, and to answer any incoming enquiries.
* Ensure adequate administrative control of available publications, and incoming requests for amendments.
* Provide training as required to departmental trainees regarding various systems and software used to create exploded diagrams, and to author publications.
* Undertake a senior role in departmental improvement projects.
* Support print room activity, including printing and binding books, creating vehicle graphics, and creating vinyl signage as required.

Education and Training


* Bachelor's degree in engineering, technical drawing or web design (or closely related subject).
* Full Drivers Licence.


* GCSE Grade C or higher in English, Maths, Engineering or Science based or equivalent.



* Use of an Oracle based business system
* Construction Machinery Industry experience


* PC experience, particularly Microsoft Office.
* Proven experience in a Technical Publications role.
* Experience within an International Corporation, dealing with a worldwide customer base.
* Experience in Adobe CC, Framemaker, and Isodraw

Key Skills


* Fluent written and verbal foreign language(s).
* Technical knowledge (i.e. drivetrain, electrical, hydraulic, fabrication)


* Excellent organisational and planning skills.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Excellent PC skills.
* Confidence to deal with people internally and externally at all levels.
* Excellent attention to detail.
* Good appreciation and understanding of technical communication.
* Ability to prioritise own work levels.

Personal qualities/ behaviours


* Ability to recognise and identify opportunities for improvement


* Demonstrate flexibility and adapts to change.
* Hardworking and productive attitude.
* Works independently and as part of a team.
* Builds relationships

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





educational requirements

automotive engineering,engineering