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Sr. Technical Writer
Abbott Park, Illinois  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on May 21, 2022
Job Id #55790 Posted April 19, 2022


  • Writes a variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses.
  • May be responsible for coordinating the display of graphics and the production of the document. Familiar with variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • May lead and direct the work of others.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • May require a bachelor's degree or 7+ years experience.
  • Research, write, edit technical documentation to support new and sustaining product development projects for the Neuromodulation business unit.
  • Collaborate with development engineering, marketing, regulatory affairs, and clinical, among others, to gather input for IFUs.
  • Follow internal processes and procedures.
  • Understand and comply to medical device regulatory requirements related to labeling. Technical aptitude for learning new tools and systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment. Experience / familiarity releasing documentation in Document Control system.
  • Very high-level attention to detail.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical discipline, Communications, Science, English or equivalent.
  • Must have a minimum of four years of experience as a technical writer in a medical or high-technology (preferably biotechnology) environment.
  • Experience working in a content management system required.
  • Must have current or recent medical device or pharma industry experience.
  • Must have 2+ years experience in the medical device industry.
  • Must have end-user technical writing experience; that is, direct experience writing clinician and/or patient manuals.

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