Technical Content Writer and Project Manager

Telford, United Kingdom

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence helps industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. As a leading metrology and manufacturing solution specialist, our expertise in sensing, thinking and acting – the collection, analysis and active use of measurement data – gives our customers the confidence to increase production speed and accelerate productivity while enhancing product quality.

To strengthen the team we are looking for a Technical Content Writer and Project Manager.

This position is focused on producing articles for a quarterly technical marketing publication delivered to metrology software users worldwide as an aftersales support activity. As well as being an expert English-language writer, the successful applicant will work with management to define an editorial plan, then coordinate with a global team of application engineers to execute it. Project management skills are essential to manage design and translation of the publication, ensure delivery to customers, and report on activities, costs, approval rates and other KPIs. The role would suit an application engineer with a passion for communication, a technical writer with project management experience, or a marketing writer with real enthusiasm for technology.

Objectives
  • Take ownership of the PC-DMIS newsletter from planning through to delivery and reporting
  • Produce high-quality customer-facing written content, ensuring that technical concepts are suitable for the audience and accessible to the readership
  • Motivate a community of non-subordinate contributors to identify and cultivate content
  • Work with colleagues in the metrology software and aftermarket product lines to support their strategic messaging
  • Work with a network of application engineers worldwide to gain insight into the aftermarket space and develop strategic material to promote software and services
  • Develop a detailed understanding of PC-DMIS metrology software and its operation
  • Support the wider technical writing responsibilities of the global marketing team
Requirements
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience of professional written work and a portfolio demonstrating the ability to convey complex and technical messages clearly; or 3-5 years’ experience in engineering/applications with proven skills in technical writing and proofreading
  • An outstanding level of written English (preferably as a first language); other languages are advantageous but not essential
  • Knowledge of PC-DMIS and/or other metrology software packages is highly desirable; the ability to learn this technology and read/interpret technical drawings will be essential
  • Strong networker with demonstrable experience of working with subject matter experts to capture information and communicate it effectively
  • Effective communicator with a passion for teaching, coaching and supporting people
  • Motivated and adaptable personality with a work ethic that produces results in a highly-structured international matrix organisation
  • Willingness to travel within EMEA and occasionally globally (up to 10%)
  • Good knowledge of project management tools and techniques; proficient in Microsoft Office and cloud-collaboration tools
If you feel at home in a high-tech environment and are ready to take the challenge at Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, please send your application to:
Human Resources
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
Halesfield 13
Telford
TF7 4PL

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