Technical Writer

Aug 22
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Technical Writer

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions develops and produces products and services for our customers’ drilling, rock reinforcement, hauling, loading and mechanical cutting, as well as mine automation needs, worldwide. Our Load & Haul Division Turku plant produces underground loaders and trucks. To strengthen our Documentation team we are currently looking for Technical Writers to be based in Turku.

Your role

As a Technical Writer, you will be a member of a team responsible for creating operator’s, maintenance, service & repair and parts manuals. You interpret material from our product safety organization, engineering, product line, and other stake holders and develop manual content independently, following our general documentation principles.

You will actively participate in development of our customer documentation and the processes involved. In addition, you participate in order-based engineering documentation process, content design and act as key user for our documentation systems.

Your background

To be a successful candidate for this position you need a degree in engineering and at least couple of years of experience in technical documentation, such as creation of operator’s, maintenance and/or parts manuals. Knowledge of structural documentation is essential and experience in DITA based xml documentation and knowledge of content management software is seen as a benefit. Experience in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, CAD- and PDM software is also seen as a benefit.

The original language of our manuals is English. Therefore, you must possess excellent written and verbal English language skills. Basic Finnish language skills are also required, as some of our source material is only available in Finnish. As well as being result oriented and quality conscious in your working style, you are also a team player with an ability to express yourself with good communication and social skills.

We offer you an interesting role in a truly global business environment as well as opportunities for your professional development. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers. We have an inclusive company culture where our values are Innovation, Fair Play, Customer Focus and Passion to Win. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn, Facebook and We Make the Shift - Advancing the World through Engineering to get to know us better.

Contact information

For further information about this position please contact Jaana Tirkkonen, Technical Documentation Manager, tel. +358 40 7533622, preferably on Thursday August 12th, 2021, 12:00-14:00 or by e-mail

For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact: Sandvik’s HR Services, Finland, tel. +358 800 1 44444 (8:00-4:00 pm, EEST).

Want to be part of our Documentation team?

Submit your application by Sunday August 22nd, 2021.

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Job ID: R0027048

About us

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and quarrying. In 2020, sales were approximately 37 billion SEK with about 12.500 employees within continuing operations.

Deadline: Aug 22
Job-ID: R0027048

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