Senior Technical Writer

Location: Belmont, California Salary: competitive
Sector: Life Sciences Type: contract

A world leading Pharmaceuticals Company in Belmont, California is looking for a Senior Technical Writer to join their expanding team.

Are you a Senior Technical Writer looking for the next challenge? Then this could be what you have been looking for.

  • Research, plan, design, write, edit, and produce customer-facing and service documentation (instructions for use, reference guides, installation instructions, service manuals, release notes, etc.) in accordance with applicable quality procedures. Includes:
  • Collecting complete and accurate information by using the product directly, interviewing subject matter experts (SMEs), and/or reading engineering specifications.
  • Managing various documentation aspects (e.g., procedures and/or other technical content; document organization, and usability; product defects; product safety risk mitigation's; etc.).
  • Ensuring that documentation properly conforms to all applicable standards/regulations, and generating and maintaining relevant support documentation as needed.
  • Manage multiple documentation projects in parallel and work with various stakeholders, including Engineering, Product Management, Product Support, Quality & Regulatory, Marketing, and Training personnel. Includes:
  • Participating actively on project teams (e.g., interacting with team members of other disciplines; attending product design demos, and reviewing project documentation as applicable).
  • Negotiating deadlines and deliverable within each project.
  • Creating and coordinating plans and schedules with Team Lead and other project team members.
  • Driving the document production, review, and approval processes.
  • Reporting regularly on progress and status of deliverables.

Experience required

  • 8+ years technical writing experience.
  • Ability to quickly understand technically complex engineering and clinical workflow concepts.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Excellent time management and reporting skills.
  • Flexibility to cope with shifting responsibilities, schedules, and priorities in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to work with globally distributed network of teams.
  • Experience working in a regulated industry with defined processes (ideally, experience working in a medical device or health care company).

Benefits of working with us

  • 401K

Who will you be working for?

You will be working within a world leading Pharmaceuticals Company out of Belmont, California

With such diverse environment, you will be supported whilst working for an equal opportunity employer. You are sure to be working for a company who will recognize and reward you for your talent and commitment.

If you have ability and desire to work among a community of professionals who will both challenge and develop your skill set, then we want to hear from you.

Get in touch, today!

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