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June 16, 2022
Teleworking with Europe and China
Technical author
FHSAS-05220
16 June 2022
28 June 2022

DESCRIPTION

The Job

Our client, a global company with R&D and support centres located worldwide, is looking for a qualified contract English technical writer for its hardware and software products to telework with a distrbuted team based in Europe and China.

As a member of the Technical Documentation team, your tasks will include:

  • Communicating with the product team in Europe (management in Paris) and China to analyse needs and plan documentation
  • Identifying end user needs for products to be documented
  • Developing the user guide, service manual, installation manuals and all the documentation needed to support the new product
  • Preparing files for localisation and liasing with the third-party localisation vendor

Your audience will be technical product users and similar technically qualified readers. All material must be written with a view to localisation.

Your Experience

You must be an EU citizen or hold a regular work permit for France to apply for this position.

We require at least five years experience in producing hardware documentation. You must be a registered independent or working through a limited company for this position.

In addition, we are looking for someone who:

  • Is perfectly fluent in English
  • Has working skills in French to communicate with the team
  • Has outstanding writing and communication skills
  • Is comfortable working with and writing about mechanics and electronics
  • Can work as a member of a geographically distributed and international team
  • Is independent and autonomous working by distance
  • Can work under pressure, prioritise tasks, and keep to tight deadlines
  • Is able to take strong initiative
  • Is highly organised
  • Has strong interpersonal and planning skills
  • Can prepare localisation files and work with third-party vendors for the document localisation
  • Can learn new tools and skills as required
  • Experience in the imaging industry would be a definite plus

You may go in to the physical office is you desire, but as teleworking is the norm for this company, you may not find anyone face-to-face.

Rate

350-380 Euro/day

To apply

If interested, please send your CV and an introductory note to CJ Walker at recruit@firehead.net, quoting job reference 05220.

 

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