Are you a Technical Illustrator looking for a new challenge?

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Technical Illustrator to join our forward-thinking product development team based in Hixon, Staffordshire.

The Company

Alpha Manufacturing, a member of the Bri-Stor Group, is a privately-owned sheetmetal fabrication business based in Hixon, Stafford. Established in 1989, the company now employs over 150 people.

Utilising industry leading technology, Alpha Manufacturing have facilities to design, prototype and manufacture a diverse range of products all in their purpose-built sheet metal fabrication factory in the heart of Staffordshire.

This is an exciting time to join our business, as we are currently in the process of designing, developing and launching our own product portfolio, all of which are designed, and manufactured in our purpose-built manufacturing facility.

The Role

In this role you will create and update technical and marketing publications including workshop and parts manuals, assembly instructions and customer presentation material to the highest quality as both digital and printed publications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Gather, collate and interpret engineering information
  • Communicate with key internal and customer stakeholders
  • Interpret technical specifications to create customer-focused publications including user manuals, assembly instructions
  • Work under your own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Proof-read documentation ensuring all deliverables meet the required standards
  • Visually convey data for sales presentations and other marketing material
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant corporate guidelines

The Person

  • Fluent in Adobe Illustrator
  • Flexible and able to adapt as required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Previous experience in a technical illustration role in an engineering environment


The successful candidate will be entitled to:

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Various training opportunities

Alpha Manufacturing are an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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