Technical Author / Technical Documentation Writer


MBDA
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Up to £45,000 per annum

Job Highlights
  • A number of opportunities have arisen in the transforming Technical Publications department within MBDA.
  • The purpose of these roles are to analyse, develop and deliver the Technical Publications for a complex portfolio of MBDA's products across the Air, Land and Sea domains.
  • We offer Training and Development, Company bonus, Pension, opportunity for paid overtime, Enhanced parental leave.
Job Requirements/Description

A number of opportunities have arisen in the transforming Technical Publications department within MBDA. The purpose of these roles are to analyse, develop and deliver the Technical Publications for a complex portfolio of MBDA's products across the Air, Land and Sea domains.

Salary: up to £45,000 Depending on experience.

Location: Bristol, Stevenage or Bolton.

Dynamic (hybrid) working: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working – such as 2-3 day in the office a week.

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship.

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

The opportunity:

A number of opportunities have arisen in the transforming Technical Publications department within MBDA. The purpose of these roles are to analyse, develop and deliver the Technical Publications for a complex portfolio of MBDA's products across the Air, Land and Sea domains.

You will be placed at the forefront of engineering documentation where they will work closely with a number of enthusiastic and multi-disciplined internal and international teams across industry and government groups.

What we're looking for from you:

  • Authoring specialists to support and develop complex engineering descriptive and procedural documentation.
  • Experience in technical authoring is essential. Use in particular of SGML is required but also the ability to adapt to other formats of authorship is desirable.
  • You will need to be familiar in the use of S1000D based authoring tools, be aware of BREX (Business Rules Exchange) use and Guidance Documents, a CSDB (Common Source Data Base) environment and the associated reports.
  • You need to be able to work with a variety of different types of people and will maintain a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner.
  • Provide technical expertise in ensuring design teams have a clear understanding of the publication development, production and upkeep process.
  • You may be required to be involved in demonstration or process proving activities at an alternative MBDA site or the Customer's location, in the UK or overseas.
  • Experience and a working knowledge of the military environment for operation and maintenance technical publications is preferable but not essential.
  • Liaise with product suppliers in support of technical publication technologies whilst maintaining personal and technical reports, records etc. of all technical publication activities to a high standard.
  • Willingness to travel within the UK and overseas.

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Our company:

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

What we can offer you:

  • Company bonus: Up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year).
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%.
  • Overtime: opportunity for paid overtime.
  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days.
  • Enhanced parental leave: offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more…
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities.
  • Possible Relocation could be available.

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential.  MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more…

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.  

MBDA
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Up to £45,000 per annum

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