Can you translate complex machine operations into clear and instructive illustrations and texts?
What are you going to do?
As a Technical Writer / Illustrator you are responsible for creating and maintaining technical documentation associated with our poultry meat processing machines and modules, such as machine manuals, construction, adjustment procedures and quality checklists of final assemblies.
The Technical Writer / Illustrator position requires a creative ability to translate complex actions into clear instructional illustrations and texts. Within DPT, the manuals are created using, among others, SolidWorks Composer & PDM in combination with Word. Since we as an organization do not stand still and are open to new developments, we are open to our own input.
You are involved in making technical descriptions of all machine functions, operation, maintenance, safety, spare parts and other matters that are part of the machine manual. You make use of all kinds of tools and information sources such as 3D models, videos, photos, information systems, reports, etc. The manuals are drawn up by you in (technical) English, for translation into other languages you work together with a translation agency.
You will also be involved in the preparation of digital training documents / presentations, both for internal colleagues and for external customers. The set-up of this is still in the initial phase, so you can use your creativity to set up the digital training courses at your own discretion.
Who are we looking for?
Experience as a Manual or Technical Writer, preferably within Machine Construction. You have gained experience in understanding, describing and visualizing technical backgrounds.
You know how to build documentation in a modular way and how to merge and publish information building blocks in the desired form and application.
You can easily put yourself in the shoes of the user for optimal communication.
You know how to make illustrations that require little or no textual explanation.
Experience with SolidWorks & Composer is an advantage, you also have basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator (graphic software) and possibly Adobe Robohelp (technical writing program) and Adobe Framemaker (technical writing program).
Knowledge of open standards and knowledge of CE marking and its application in a manual is an advantage.
Good knowledge of the English language, with perfect written skills in technical English.
It goes without saying that you work accurately, you are creative and you are used to working systematically.
We develop and produce high-quality production machines for the poultry meat processing industry. Thanks to our high-tech machines, people worldwide enjoy a good piece of chicken, including chicken fillet, chicken legs, chicken thighs and the well-known nuggets of the fast food chains. Without knowing it, you have undoubtedly already enjoyed a piece of chicken that has been perfectly cut and deboned by our machines!
Look for more information on our website and on our YouTube channel. Here you will find various videos about our company, our employees and our machines.