Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Senior Technical Writer (m/f/d)

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Ingenieurberufe, Techniker

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At first glance, you’ll see that for more than 80 years we’ve been dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and healthcare forward. Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. We’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you, providing the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful.

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges. At Beckman Coulter, our vision is to relentlessly reimagine healthcare, one diagnosis at a time.

As the Senior Technical Writer (m/f/d) for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, you take a leading role supporting the Technical Documentation Department with its project deliverables and processes. As a member of project teams, you use your advanced skills in technical writing for creating high quality, user-orientated content (text and media) for existing product lines and new product development in our Agile development environment.

This permanent, fulltime position is for the Technical Documentation Department in Munich, Germany.

If you thrive as an individual contributor at a senior level and want to work to build a world-class Technical Documentation organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ensure high quality and technical accuracy of content (you adhere to the company’s style guides, terminology guidelines, and relevant best-practice guidelines) and compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Effectively communicate project status and issues to the Technical Publications Project Manager and/or other stakeholders, as required.

  • Develop your soft- and technical skills for supporting Technical Publications activities and objectives.

  • Contribute to our localization process, possibly taking a lead role.

  • Provide senior-level support for the Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs processes that the team adheres to.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication, English, Journalism, or related field and at least 5 years of full time technical writing experience, ideally in the medical device field

  • Advanced-level skills in communication, writing, and grammar in the English language at the native-speaker level

  • Ability to take ownership of small projects, guide and or mentor team members, and effectively collaborate with SMEs and project leads

  • Advanced-level experience in the localization of technical documentation in a regulated environment

  • Expert in understanding, and the use of, content management systems (CMSs), XML, and DITA

A plus is if you have extensive experience in the following:

  • SDL TriSoft, XMetal, Acrolinx, Illustrator

  • Creating media content (video and still imagery)

  • Terminology management

  • Working in a diverse, multinational R&D; environment, and in an Agile development process

  • German and or other language skills

We offer:

  • Modern, virtual working approach in an exciting international environment

  • Locations in the beautiful Munich area, close to public transportation

  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working, where possible.

  • Equal career opportunities and gender equal pay

  • Active Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council to ensure an inclusive work environment

  • Contribution to the costs of the job-ticket of the public transportation of Munich

At Beckman Coulter Diagnostics we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Diagnostics can provide.

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