Technical Writer

Western Cape

One of our clients, a huge manufacturer in packing and filling machines currently has a vacancy for a dynamic Technical Writer to join their Mechanical Engineering team based in Paarl.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Compile machine manuals within approved format, content and applicable standards
  • Maintenance of technical documents including brochures, catalogues and manuals
  • Compiling Standard Operating Procedures
  • Capturing photos and videos of Machines for the development of marketing material
  • Practical knowledge of photography and printing processes.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in the technical/engineering field preferred. National Technical Certificate or higher qualification.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as technical writer
  • Experience and technical knowledge of packaging machines preferred
  • Advantage – photographic course
  • Must be computer literate in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Outlook, MS Navision,
  • Internet, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Solidworks, Draftsight.

Competencies Required:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work independently
  • Excellent planning and organising skills

If you meet the minimum requirements, please submit your CV to

Should you not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date, please consider you application as unsuccessful.

Closing date:  31 January 2019