Posted: 30 September 2022

Documentation Engineer – Marel

Location: Boxmeer, The Netherlands
Hours: 40

Marel is looking for a Documentation Engineer to join the Structural Group Innovations Team!
This is an exciting opportunity to play a critical role in the development of standard product documentation for the global leader in food processing technology, so if you have a technical background and enjoy creating written documents, apply today and join our innovation mission!

About the role

As our new Documentation Engineer, you will be responsible for creating, writing and maintaining technical documentation for the Structural Group Innovation team, as well as sparring with the product experts in order to ensure understanding and optimal product delivery. Your main tasks will include:

  • Creating standardized documents in accordance with our internal framework
  • Creating 2D/3D illustrations for the technical documents, using the 2D/3D application software (a.o. Adobe Illustrator)
  • Publishing the technical documents in the relevant databases
  • Participating in the development (PDP) process of a machine/system
  • Motivating product experts to transfer and share their knowledge
  • Creation and maintenance of templates and standard documentation building blocks

About you

In order to be successful in the role, you should have the following:

  •  A Bachelor’s/MBO degree in Engineering or equivalent technical knowledge
  •  Ability to write understandable content regarding technically complicated machines and software
  •  Ability to convert complex systems and processes into clear and instructive illustrations
  •  Very good English (US) writing and verbal skills
  •  Knowledge of and/or experience in the use of 2D/3D application software and authoring tools are a plus but not required
  • Experience with Simplified Technical English is a plus

Main tasks

  • Create/Collect content for the technical documents such as user manuals, spare part books, EC certificates and more using relevant authoring tools and in accordance with the style guide
  • Arrange and organize the delivery of technical documents and EC declarations to customers
  • Create/collect 2D/3D drawings and illustrations for technical documents such as user manuals, sales layouts and more
  • Organize and maintain libraries for published technical documents
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Motivate product experts to transfer and share their knowledge
  • Follow and respect the development (PDP) process and request the same from co-workers
  • Create and maintain the templates and standard building blocks

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to write understandable content regarding technically complicated machines and software
  • Ability to convert complex processes into clear and instructive illustrations
  • Exceptional English (US) writing and verbal skills
  • Experience with Simplified Technical English is a plus
  • Ability to be accurate with an eye for details
  • Ability to understand the operational, technological and technical aspects of food processing machinery
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to deliver on time and motivate co-workers to do the same
  • Basic programming skills are an advantage

Education, Knowledge and experience

  • University degree in Engineering, English or other relevant fields, or equivalent technical knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of the Machinery Directive and ISO 20607
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in the use of 2D and 3D illustration software
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in the use of authoring and publishing tools
    Knowledge and/or experience in the use of content management systems
  • Commitment to Global Safety

As a Marel employee, you are expected to respect internal rules and actively contribute to the delivery of the corporate Safety policy and guidance to ensure Marel is a safe place to work.

Marel vision and values

In partnership with our customers, we are transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is of a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably. Marel’s core values are Unity, Innovation and Excellence.

For more information about this vacancy, contact recruiter Jorrith +31 6 31968543

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