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Automotive Technical Writer - German Language

Remote

Automotive Technical Writer - German Language

  • Remote


Lionbridge are seeking an Automotive Technical Author, who can create content (repair information) in German language. Role is permanent and can be based in UK or Germany.

Summary of role.

An Automotive Technical Author repair instructions and pre-methods from virtual digital data DMU/CAD or other source documents.

These range from commercial vehicles and trucks encompassing all areas of the vehicle (trim, powertrain, HVAC, etc..).

In this function, this person will be guided to work alongside other project contributors; who will oversee the completion of and coordination of all deliverables.

This is a home-based role and all IT equipment will be provided.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Includes, but is not limited to the following:-
• Developing technical service repair information using virtual digital data DMU/CAD - all source information will be in German

• Works closely with the technical team developing other service information downstream

• Quality checking electronic files to ensure technical procedures and steps have been correctly recorded

• Follows the designated process for handing off deliverables to customers or project staff.
• Participates in the post-project review process and ensures improvements are incorporated into subsequent projects.
• Shares technical knowledge with the project team staff.
• Provides input and recommendations to management regarding project improvements, process improvements, organizational strategies and direction, new technologies and new tools.
• When appropriate, resolves project issues effectively and successfully with project personnel.
• Proactively communicates with the Project Manager/Project Leader to stay informed.
• Understands the interdependencies of how his/her deliverable affects the deliverable of other team members

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
• Practical experience working within an automotive workshop environment

• Evidence of qualifications related to automotive industry

• Experience working with virtual digital data DMU/CAD and writing technical documentation

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with email and internet communications.
  • Motor Trade experience is essential, and applicants must be fully competent in the servicing and repair of all types of motor vehicles.
  • Knowledge of current workshop practises and an understanding of the relevant Health & Safety requirements are a prerequisite.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

** A Strong command of German spelling and grammar is a pre-requisite for this role.

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as process descriptions, procedure manuals, and technical reference manuals

• Ability to communicate effectively with clients and/or employees of the organization, in both German and English.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Ability to represent and communicate with a diverse population.
• Ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality with proprietary information

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