Senior Technical Editor


Are you a writer who enjoys making complex concepts and processes easy to understand for the reader? Do you have knowledge of heavy duty equipment? Do you have what it takes to lead a team and make things happen? Our client, a major Winnipeg manufacturer, is looking to add a Senior Editor to their team. In this role, you will be responsible for a team of writers that produce a wide range of technical documents. This position offers exceptional job security, room for advancement, and one of the best corporate cultures available.

* Assigning, tracking progress, and editing final work generate by a team of technical writers
* Provide guidance, mentorship and support to the Technical Writing Group
* Liaise with other departments such as engineering, manufacturing, and customer service or parts suppliers to verify accuracy of technical content.
* Consult with other senior technical editors when required for completeness and accuracy before processing new info
* Working with the publications manager, assess and create technical writing standards, processes and procedures.

* Certification/diploma in technical communications or engineering technology from a recognized technical college, or combination of education and experience
* 5+ years of technical writing and editing experience in heavy equipment, automotive, or aerospace industries. Leadership experience preferred
* Strong understanding and knowledge of technical document life cycle strategies
* Exceptional computer skills, including publishing programs (Adobe Framemaker) and XML authoring tools (InDesign)
* Strong technical aptitude and knowledge in areas of hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic systems

* Established leading manufacturer with exceptional job security
* Opportunities for advancement and professional growth
* Culture that values its employees and rewards innovation and growth

Please send a resume (QUOTING JOB NUMBER 12063) to CATHRYN THOMAS, Senior Recruitment Consultant, at [email protected] or call 204.926.2249

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