Raytheon Technical Authors in United Kingdom

Technical Authors Broughton (July 2018) Opportunities for technical authors has arisen within the Raytheon Airborne Solutions technical publications department. Based at Broughton and supporting multiple aircraft projects the technical author is required to produce descriptive, operational and procedural data modules for the Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM), Illustrated Part Catalogue (IPC), Wiring Diagram Manual (WDM) and Flight Manual (FM) publications. Main Duties: Gather information and documentation from subject matter experts, engineering reports, drawings and general aircraft related documentation. Comprehend and extract system operation information from engineering documentation and tools such as schematics and system specifications. Create content and update existing content. Source, create and use graphics appropriately. Actively support a continuous improvement program. Candidate Requirements: Essential: Experience as a technical author writing aircraft technical documentation to ATA 100/iSpec 2200 and ASD S1000D specifications. Experienced in the use of ASD Simplified Technical English (STE), SGML/XML, Arbortext Editor and Microsoft Office. Good knowledge of engineering drawing systems and general aircraft related documentation. Good communications skills and be able to work as part of a team or under own initiative. Well rounded with the ability to be flexible and adapt to changing customer requirements. The capability to work to tight deadlines with minimal supervision. Positive attitude toward change. Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required). Desirable: Good knowledge of Creo Illustrate/Isodraw. Experience with CATIA/Creo and AutoCAD. About Raytheon: Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national & cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton. Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Raytheon Career Development: Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role. Standard Benefits: 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution) 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’ Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s. Enhanced sick pay scheme Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave. 37hr working week, with a nine day fortnight (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role subject to line manager approval. Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites Diversity: Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK proactively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women’s Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I council, Reservist Network etc. and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background. Raytheon Application Process To apply visit the link to the website http://jobs.raytheon.com/united-kingdom/search/ and search for Req ID: 111046BR. Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV. Please also view the Raytheon video: http://www.raytheon.com/ourcompany/ourculture/ 111046