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Technical Writer II, Molecular Product Labeling

Berkeley, CA
**Technical Writer II, Molecular Product Labeling**

Locations:Berkeley, California

Job Family: Communications


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Strategy & Innovation

**Requisition Number:** 222595

**Primary Location:** United States-California-Berkeley

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 10%

**Division Description:**


is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence,

innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years.

As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages

that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and

established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas,

Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility,

Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial


With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the worlds largest

suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical

imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a

comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services

available across the globe and tailored to customers needs. So that more

people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare

**Job Description:**

**Position Overview**

The Technical Writer II is responsible for content development of

technical documentation for Molecular Diagnostic products. This position

reports to the Sr. Manager of Molecular Product Labeling for the Siemens

Molecular Diagnostics business.

**Position Overview**

This position is a member of the Molecular Product Labeling (MPL)

group,which ensures that all product labeling requirements are met for

new Molecular Diagnostic products and for existing product changes. The Technical Writer II participates in the

research of technical and engineering information, including drawings, design

and test specifications, product prototypes, and interviews with subject matter

experts to develop content for use in customer-facing documentation and to

support the Molecular Diagnostics business.

He/she participates in all phases of the document development cycle,

including project scope, project requirements, and documentation design. He/she

facilitates communication with key stakeholders to assure timely completion of

product labeling technical reviews and approvals.

This position requires an in-depth knowledge of technical writing

or instructional design principles, tools, practices and procedures. Content deliverables may include product

documentation, such as user manuals, instructions for use, online help, and

release notes.

The successful candidate will be a quality-minded, motivated team

player with effective collaboration skills, able to meet project timelines,

assure compliance with regulatory requirements, and support the Siemens

Healthineers business principles.

**Key Responsibilities**

+ Developnew or revised technical product content working with subject-matter experts inaccordance with business area, global, and industry standards and guidances

+ FollowSOPs to meet compliance requirements for all document, Quality, and MPLactivities

+ Independentlyprocess and interpret semi-complex information to perform important areas ofstandard professional level work

+ Assuretimely completion of MPL documentation to meet project/product requirements

+ Participatein the translation process to meet localization requirements

+ Performformat and proofreading reviews of product labeling per approved processes andprocedures

+ Othertasks as assigned by Department Manager.

**R** **equiredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

+ Bachelorsdegree, preferably in the life sciences or engineering, or equivalentcombination of education and experience.Typically 2-5 years of successful experience in a related field andsuccessful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as describedwithin this job description.

+ Agile andflexible team player with the ability to effectively cope with the challengesof meeting aggressive deadlines

+ Provenability to multitask, collaborate in cross-functional teams, and workindependently

+ Excellentworking knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and overall writing skills,with the ability to edit content for user-facing documentation

+ Critical-thinkerable to address semi-complex situations, issues, and adopt a systemic view ofcontinuous process improvement to reach goals

+ Able to facilitate clear communication with stakeholders

+ Understandingof regulations and guidelines governing _invitro_ diagnostic products, with a broad knowledge of related topics such asQuality Assurance, Manufacturing, and Product Development

+ Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel

**Pr** **eferredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

+ Experiencein IVD or medical device writing instructions for use, hardware operation, andsoftware procedures preferred

+ Experiencewith Framemaker, content management systems, Documentum, SAP, and SharePoint isdesirable

+ Experience working within a Quality System is preferred


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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