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Technical Editor Writer Sr - Flight Manuals

Req ID :
423457BR
Job Code/Title :
E4893:Technical Edtr/Wrtr Sr
Job Description :
At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training and education. Come and experience your future!

The Flight Manual senior technical writer candidate will be a member of Rotary and Mission Systems, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, Technical Publications team supporting US Air Force HH-60U Program Technical Manuals. The position is located in Shelton, CT.

The Flight Manual senior technical writer will manage, direct, and QA the writing/offload effort of Flight manual projects and must be able to clearly and effectively communicate technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences. The Flight Manual senior technical writer acts as subject matter expert for projects in operation of the aircraft and its systems.

The Flight Manual senior technical writer manages offload to suppliers observing performance and quality of publications, referring to technical specifications and engineering drawings. The Flight Manual senior technical writer manages the preparation of text, line art, wiring diagrams and charts verifying they conform to specifications. The Flight Manual senior technical writer also conducts quality review of materials.

The position requires contact with customers. Travel to customers facilities to perform validations and verifications on technical manuals and directives with customer, attend program reviews and technical interchange meetings, etc. with customer.

Additional duties include:

- Track quality metrics of all deliverables using Authorized Technical Review process.
- Manage development of deliverables to support Product Safety, Engineering, ILS managers, and commercial operator support.
- Manage outsourcing of work.
- Manage delivery schedule.
- Work with internal and external suppliers to ensure quality of final documents.
- Manage budgets associated with related tasks.

Basic Qualifications
Write/manage Flight manuals for helicopter or fixed wing platforms.
The candidate will possess technical experience ideally in the helicopter or aerospace industry, with 3-5 years of proven skills/experience.
Working knowledge of ACE/Six Sigma tools set, especially Relentless Root Cause Analysis.

Good communications skills both written and oral.

Candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects of varied size and scope.

Highly motivated.

Strong organizational skills.

Able to think and operate independently.

Willingness to travel.

Ability to recognize areas for process improvement & formulate actionable plans to address such areas.

Familiar with computer programs Xyvision, Contenta, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word.

Familiar with Engineering drawings and be able to convey into line art and text.

Desired skills
A&P license or military aviation maintenance experience is desired.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Shelton Connecticut
Security Clearance :
None
Business Unit :
ESS6500 RMS
Job Class :
Logistics
Job Category :
Experienced Professional
City :
Shelton
State :
CT
Virtual :
No
Relocation Available :
Possible
Work Schedule :
TEMPO: 9X80A - Standard Fri to Fri (Flex & Rigid)
Req Type :
Full-Time
Shift :
First
Additional Posting Locations :
Shelton
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