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Validation Engineer / Technical Author

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Mechanical, Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Allen

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 207 247 5747

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    18 Dec 00:00

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JOB- Validation Engineer / Technical Author


TERM- Permanent

SALARY- Dependent on experience, please advise what you’re looking for

My client are a leading supplier of varied technical equipment and machinery to different industries and they are looking to take on a Validation Engineer / Technical Author, on a permanent basis, in the Essex area.

The Validation Engineer / Technical Author will ideally have the following attributes:
  • HNC/ HND/ NVQ/ Degree qualified or similar in Mechanical Engineering / EC&I Engineering
  • Previous experience working in an engineering environment is key
  • Have previous experience working on the production of technical documentation, manuals and/or test protocols for an Engineering / Manufacturing company
  • Have experience working in the Pharmaceutical or Aerospace industries or similar that involve a level of precision
  • Be able to demonstrate good mechanical skills
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Be able to work well individually as well as a team
  • Have a strong technical background
  • Be organised, efficient and driven
The Validation Engineer / Technical Author role will involve:
  • Conducting Factory Acceptance Tests within the machine area
  • Preparing Technical & Operator Manuals in line with machine standards
  • Assisting other colleagues with the review of Qualification Documentation and Equipment Design Specifications 
  • Liaising with different departments throughout the equipment build process
  • To work in the existing technical office
  • Working alongside and supporting the Engineering Team and Project Managers
  • Dealing with relevant machinery standards (CE marking, ATEX)
  • Training will be provided on their specific machinery and over time you will be involved with preparing the Qualification Documentation (expected by the Pharmaceutical industry - DQ, IQ & OQ Docs)
  • After training you will also Conduct Site Acceptance Tests at customer sites as well as working with suppliers Validation Departments during projects
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.