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Astec, Inc. - Manual Design Specialist - Composer

Question asked by Nicole Walden on Apr 6, 2018

Any inquiries and for applying can be done through the links provided.


Apply to Astec Human Resources Department

Download the application:  Astec Application

Job Description:

  • Use Composer (or equivalent software) to produce digital, interactive part manuals, based on the 3D models used to build the plant or component, that are provided to the customer for part identification and ordering. The manuals must be easy to navigate and capable of integration with an E-Store via the Astec website and the ERP system.
  • Must coordinate with Controls Department to install digital part manuals on plant control computer prior to shipping (based on controls purchased); Must provide copy of digital part manual on flash drive to the customer; Hard copies of the part manual are to be provided upon customer request only.
  • Produce artwork suitable for use in operation and service manuals (OSMs) from drawings or 3D models used for fabrication of the equipment.
  • Perform desktop publishing tasks as needed to support the OSM manual writers.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines by having required sets of equipment information ready to leave with the equipment and remaining documentation ready within 7 to 10 days after that
  • Must be able to keep good records as to the present work load, work in progress, work completed, etc.
  • Follows company policies and procedures at all times.
  • Follows proper safety rules and procedures at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Preferred Skills:
  • Technical education and/or applicable experience in drafting required. (CAD Certificate or Associate Degree preferred)
  • Training and/or experience in AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Composer, Adobe Creative Suite (or equivalent), including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail are required.
  • Knowledge of Windows-based programs is required.
  • Training and/or experience in computer science / web design preferred
  • Must be able to meet regular attendance requirements.