Technical Writer - Scientific-I

ID# DCOH25792

dinaliC is an international consulting firm specialized in projects for numerous industries. We are dedicated to provide contract and permanent opportunities for skilled professionals in their area or areas of expertise

JOB OVERVIEW 

PURPOSE: 

The Technical Writer is responsible for: 

  • Developing labeling text for all packaging components
  • Developing and managing the schedule for all New Product Development (NDP) projects
  • Identify and implement labeling solutions across franchises
  • Performing a support role to active members of the WW Supply Chain  & the New Product Development Teams
  • Project management and leadership will be a major component of this role in regards to content development and management.  Must be able to lead others and collaborate.

EDUCATION / DEGREE REQUIRED: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Design, Technical Writing, Marketing, Communication, Regulatory, English, Linguistics, or related discipline
  • Master’s Degree in related field preferred

KEY SKILL / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS: 

SKILL SETS

  • Project management 
  • Leadership 
  • Team interaction & collaboration 
  • Organization and conceptual thinking
  • Information design /technical writing, with emphasis in developing product instruction booklets and manuals
  • Self-directed, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Solid command of the English language and grammar
  • Strong written and oral communication 
  • Ability to follow standard practices and procedures
  • Proofreading
  • Adaptable to changing priorities
  • Speak / write foreign language desirable

Knowledge of:

  • Domestic & international legal & regulatory requirements
  • GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) & ISO (International Organization for Standardization) knowledge 
  • Additional skills for Senior Technical Writer:
  • Strong information design
  • Negotiation and consensus building
  • Able and willing to guide others in area of specialty
  • Strong linguistics skills
  • Process improvement 
  • Project management of large, complex projects
  • Multi-tasking– manage multiple projects with aggressive project deadlines

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Personal computer skills, IBM and MAC platforms: word processing, project management, presentation, e-mail, desktop publishing, page layout, spreadsheet 

JOB EXPERIENCE

  • 3-5 years experience medical writing / editing required
  • Experience developing product instructions preferred 
  • Experience working in a regulated industry preferred

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • SAFETY: Follow all company safety policies & other safety precautions within work area.  Promote safety to all associates that enter work area
  • Primary and Senior Technical Writer
  • Develop text for printed components including instructional inserts, manuals, cartons, lidstock & pressure sensitive labels and other components as required.
  • Act as a liaison between graphic designer & product team to develop instructions for use.
  • Coordinate copy review & approval with product team members.
  • Work closely with team to ensure labeling meets project deadline.
  • Ensure all instructional information (including warnings & precautions) is standard for each product line & consistent across product lines.
  • Proofread labeling text for accuracy.
  • Act as the primary contact for labeling issues resolution to new product development teams.
  • Develop labeling strategies for NPD and Heritage projects as needed. 
  • Support Strategic Plan for NPD and other projects.
  • Manage translations of components and related documents.
  • Maintain work instructions as needed and assigned. 
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned & not all responsibilities listed may be assigned
  • Senior Technical Writer, may perform Primary Technical Writer responsibilities plus:
  • Mentor/coach lower level associates in labeling processes and/or general development
  • Act as a change agent for the organization 
  • Develop labeling strategies for each assigned NPD or Heritage product team, and ensure alignment with key stakeholders.
  • Manage projects of significant complexity

 

Position Details:

Medical Device

Scientific

Start Date: 
8-19-2013
End Date: 
12-31-2013

CINCINNATI, OH

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