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Astec, Inc.

Manual Design Specialist

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Posted On: Tuesday, 20th March 2018
Department: Engineering
Shift: 1st Shift
Location: 4101 Jerome Ave.
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37407
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 2 Year Degree

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.

Company Profile

Astec, Inc., a member of the Astec Industries, Inc. family of companies, is the world leader in both hot and warm mix asphalt equipment technology, support, and training. Astec, Inc. is the only manufacturer in the world to offer a complete line of portable, relocatable, and stationary asphalt plant equipment as well as soil remediation equipment and wood pellet plants. Astec, Inc. produces equipment under the Astec and Dillman brands.

Our core values are:

  • Continuous devotion to meeting the needs of our customers;
  • Honesty and integrity in all aspects of business;
  • Respect for all individuals;
  • Preserving entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, and focus through decentralization; and
  • Profit, growth and safety as means to ensure the success of the company.

Our company's core purpose is to improve the quality of life for people all over the world by building equipment to improve the world’s infrastructure.

We invite you to learn more about Astec, Inc. and what we have to offer to prospective associates.

Astec, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Benefits

Astec, Inc. offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package as part of its commitment to associates. Benefit highlights include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan (including company match)
  • Opportunities for advancement through job posting
  • Paid Days Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Payroll Direct Deposit Option
  • TN Valley Credit Union Membership Option
  • Active company safety program
  • Friendly work environment

Please Note: Resumes and applications are not accepted online unless an open position is listed.