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Technical Writer

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID:  440853

B/E Aerospace is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products. B/E Aerospace designs, develops, and manufactures a broad range of products for both commercial aircraft and business jets.  For more information, visit the B/E Aerospace website at www.beaerospace.com

 

Our Lenexa facility designs and manufactures Oxygen Life Support System products for commercial, military and private business jet aircrafts providing high quality, innovative solutions to enhance aircraft passengers and crew safety and comfort. We strive to make advances in the field of oxygen delivery and consumption technologies for a more reliable system that reduces total weight and cost for our clientele.

 

 As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Technical Writer in our Oxygen & PSU Systems business located in Lenexa, KS.

 

 JOB SUMMARY

 

 Reporting to the Global Product Support Manager, the Technical Writer will coordinate, develop, write, and edit material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publication.

 

 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Organizes tasks and material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Acquires and organizes basic source material, including applicable specifications, engineering write‑ups, and drawing packages.
  • Observes production, developmental, and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail.
  • Coordinates writing tasks based on schedule and resource availability
  • Helps coordinate the layout and manual organization.
  • Arranges for typing, duplication, and distribution of material.
  • Maintains records and files of work and revisions.
  • Interviews production and engineering personnel and reads journals, reports, and other material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods.
  • Reviews manufacturer's and trade catalogs, drawings and other data relative to operation, maintenance, and service of equipment.
  • Reports status of progress and completion of goals.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

     

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

  •  Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university; or minimum of five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proficient with Microscoft Office.
  • Proficient with PTC Arbortext

  • Proficient with Adobe FrameMaker

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Working knowledge of ATA.
  • Working knowledge of S1000D Technical Writing Specifications Standards.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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