Technical Writer

  • location: Colorado Springs, CO
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $42.64 - $50.17 per hour

job description

Technical Writer

Technical Writer III

Job Summary

What You Will Do:

Our fast-growing medical device company is hiring writers with experience writing technical documents in the field of science and engineering, and we are currently seeking a professional Technical Writer to join this expanding team. The successful applicant will be responsible for creating technical documents and manuals, explain complex information in a clear and concise manner and working with engineering teammates to ensure documentation accuracy. If you have previous experience as a Technical Writer, we encourage you to submit an application.

What You Will Learn:

We attract and hire the best talent on the planet! You will be working with a great team of dedicated experts in the Medical Device Industry. You will learn from our Engineers, Clinicians and Manufacturing about our state of the art products.

What You Will Become:

A highly influential teammate who can greatly impact the way we support and deliver our material handling and production process.

What Success Looks Like:

  • Ideal candidate should be familiar with working in a GMP environment as it relates to medical device manufacturing and with writing, proofreading, submitting, and routing technical documents through the approval process.
  • Create and revise various types of technical documents including validation protocols, work instructions, purchase specifications, CAD drawings, engineering reports, risk assessments, statistical analysis skills, and other project documents and specifications.
  • The ideal candidate has experience establishing productive working relationships within a cross-functional team, including employees from various inter-facility departments (receiving inspection, manufacturing engineering, R&D, quality, purchasing, materials, etc.) and can work productively without supervision.
Job Responsibilities

  • Work with engineers as needed to prepare/complete documents, specifications and reports; may support completion of documents/tasks for pending projects
  • Work with engineers to update dimensional and mechanical features as needed for protocols, reports, specifications, work instructions, etc.
  • Communicate and negotiate document content and approval with internal employees and external suppliers as needed
  • Track document review and approval routings; accurately track status of multiple documents
  • Provide support to various engineering-based projects within an office environment; may be required to complete tasks in production areas. Apply technical writing skills in the form of protocols, test procedures, summary reports, flow charts, specifications and other documents as required.
  • Create and distribute meeting minutes to document issues, resolutions and action items; follow-up on action items with responsible person(s).
  • Ability to analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content
Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent unless otherwise specified.
  • More than 5 years professional experience.
  • Gather and research information for use in technical documentation.
  • Assist in layout work.
  • Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions.
  • Government Regulated Environment experience such as FDA or ISO (Preferred)
  • In absence of medical device industry experience, familiarity with working in another strictly regulated manufacturing industry may be adequate.
  • Cleanroom Environment Experience (Preferred)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Projects, CAD software is beneficial but not required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Agile Software or other Documentation Systems experience (preferred)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking
Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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