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Technical Author

Are you passionate about technology and skilled in simplifying complex concepts? From our office in Porto, you will work on challenging assignments for high-tech companies in the Netherlands. In this role, you bridge the gap between technical concepts to documents that ensure the manufacturability and serviceability of products. If you have a knack for writing, a keen eye for detail, and a desire to make technology understandable, we want to hear from you!

Full time

Job description

As a Technical Author at WEB, you will play a vital role in creating, reviewing, and publishing technical procedures. These procedures are critical for the assembly, installation, maintenance, repair, and upgrading our clients’ products, both for manufacturability and serviceability.

In this role, you will collaborate closely with industrial engineers to draft and refine technical procedures. Using the right tools, you ensure that documented procedures follow industry standards. In addition, your key responsibilities include:

  • Translating complex technical content into Simplified Technical English to ensure clarity and usability across all customer sites.
  • Ensuring quality assurance so that documentations are accurate, comprehensive, and follows the necessary standards, facilitating ease of use for all stakeholders.
  • Reviewing and improving existing documents and procedures.

Your qualifications

You are a technical author located in Porto seeking your next challenge. You enjoy working in an international team on complex high-tech assignments. You are proactive and demonstrate solid communication skills. You are an adaptable team player with a keen eye for detail. You have a background in:

  • Bachelor and/or Master’s degree in Communication
  • Applied Languages
  • European languages and literatures
  • Translation and Engineering background (not mandatory but can be a plus).

About WEB

We are a Dutch company located in the Silicon Valley of the Netherlands, Eindhoven. With more than 100 colleagues in the Projects Unit of WEB (Porto and Eindhoven), we support OEM’s in the Brainport region with the industrialization of their high-tech modules and systems. The Project Unit of WEB consists of industrialization engineers, technical authors, project leaders, team leaders, and competence leaders. With a thorough understanding of the products, tools, and processes, our Project Unit aims to support our clients efficiently. The unit has an international character with engineers from across the globe and has grown considerably since its establishment in 2020. With exciting opportunities ahead of us, we are far from finished!

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