Technical Writer / Copywriter III
Company: CorTech LLC
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Pay rate - $40/hr
3 Must haves: Technical Writing, Medical Device Product Labeling,
The Technical Writer is responsible for developing, revising and
implementing new and revised technical documentation primarily for
products. This associate will act as the liaison between Labeling
Design and User Information Development, R&D, Marketing,
Quality, Medical, Regulatory and plant production teams, and will
lead or participate in special projects on behalf of the Labeling
Design and Development group.
Develops, revises, and reviews product package inserts and user's
manuals to ensure compliance/conformity with existing Corporate,
Regulatory and Global (ISO, PAL, etc.) guidelines.
Works with internal teams (R&D, Marketing, Quality, Medical,
Regulatory, and Plant production teams) to obtain an in-depth
understanding of the product and the documentation
Writes and/or prepares technical software documentation.
Studies and reviews manufacturers' data, drawings, parts lists, and
prototypes to delineate technology, operating procedures, and
specific logistics of operation.
Collaborates the development or revision of product
documentation/digital content to determine specifications for: type
style, font size, clarity and conformity of wording, formatting,
topic-based order, and printing deliverables.
Works with Label Control, Incoming Inspection, Operations, and
Quality to resolve issues regarding technical documentation and to
develop procedures geared toward minimizing and eliminating recalls
related to technical information.
Creates and maintains multiple information architecture
Analyses existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and
Develops and reviews vendor specifications for technical
documentation, and develops and maintains graphic standards for
manuals and digital content.
Participates in the GPDS product development process.
Communicates effectively with all levels of management, business
units (Corporate and International), and possesses a high degree of
flexibility/selectivity in prioritizing business unit and plant
projects to meet established goals.
Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for compliance in own area
of work and complies with those requirements; participates as
required in training on regulatory issues affecting own area of
work; brings regulatory compliance questions/issues to the
attention of management.
Bachelor's degree in English or related field with a minimum of
five years of experience in technical writing and a minimum of two
years of experience managing digital content projects; or
equivalent combination of related education and experience.
Ability to lead and participate in group projects, act as a team
leader, develop project timelines, communicate effectively, and
Ability to handle multiple projects with excellent follow-up
Detail-oriented and have the ability to work under deadline
pressure; must be able to deal with unresolved situations, frequent
changes, delays, or unexpected events.
Ability to perform spreadsheet and database maintenance for
reporting the status of projects to management.
Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated proficiency in technical writing and editing for print
and digital content.
Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, MS
Demonstrated proficiency in DTP software applications (Adobe
InDesign, Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Illustrator).
Knowledge of digital content software applications such as MadCap
Flare or RoboHelp is required.
Able to travel domestically and internationally up to 10%.
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