CA Global Recruitment Technical Writer - OEM / CMS / XML / Editing / Creation/ Documentation – Jobs in Gauteng, South Africa

CA Global Recruitment Technical Writer - OEM / CMS / XML / Editing / Creation/ Documentation – Jobs in Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description:

  • A leading OEM is seeking a Technical Writer who will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of technical customer documentation to support the product lines within the segment, ensuring a fully supported product on the market. The role utilizes the links between engineering, manufacturing, aftermarket support and regional centers.

  • The role is product-focused and concentrates on the development, production, delivery, and storage of documentation material for inclusion in the final product package in accordance with OH&S and Mining Industry legislation.


  • Responsible for planning, editing, writing and maintaining product user documentation including graphics and images for Operator’s, Maintenance and Service & Repair Manuals.

  • Development and production of life cycle maintenance information for machine operational safety, which may include maintenance plans, schedules, and instructions.

  • Development and implementation of technical documentation in accordance with global and regional guidelines.

  • Researches available engineering information such as drawings, design reports, equipment, and test specifications.

  • Utilizes knowledge of company product line, processes, methods, and document structure.

  • Coordination of technical documentation delivery tasks and procedures.

  • Collaborate with other Technical Writers on various projects.

  • Support the documentation teams in Australia /Austria with information gathered locally.

  • Write and publish technical bulletins.

  • Support and coordinate local printing activities.

    Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • At least 3 years’
    experience writing and developing documentation in a publication environment (mining experience is a strong preference).

  • Must have a relevant tertiary degree or equivalent qualification.

  • Superior standard of written and verbal communication skills in English language.

  • Experience using CMS systems, XML editing software, Information Architecture practices and performing DITA based XML structuring.

  • Experience using authoring packages including Adobe InDesign, FrameMaker, or similar.

  • Experience working in an engineering/ manufacturing environment, preferably mining or heavy industry.

  • Demonstrated experience using 3D-CAD software such as Siemens NX, and other drawing packages including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, or CorelDRAW.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand hydraulic and electrical schematics.

  • Ability to develop and build relationships within the segment and the industry.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CA Global Recruitment Technical Writer - OEM / CMS / XML / Editing / Creation/ Documentation – Jobs in Gauteng, South Africa

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