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Technical Writer


Bd Medical




Are you ready to make a difference in this world? Do you want to be part of a team that develops ground-breaking medical and biotechnology services and devices? One person can make a singular difference in saving and improving lives. At BD, we are looking for amazing, passionate and dedicated people like you. BD, a company standing on 120 years of innovation in medical technology, is currently recruiting talented individuals to join our new Research and Development (R&D) Centre of Excellence in Limerick. BD’s purpose is to advance the world of health. As part of our team, you will be on the forefront of creating and developing specialized devices, software solutions and systems to help others. Our new Centre in Limerick provides you with cutting edge technology and a creative environment to be inspired to tap into your inner genius. You are the one who can make the difference. Join us and be a crucial part of advancing the world of health! Be the Technical Writer. Develop high-quality usable documents. The documents include the following types: User Guide, On-line Help, Install and Support, Field Service, Reports Booklet, Pocket Guide, Go-Live, Upgrade, Release Notes, and any other product specific ad hoc documents. Activities surrounding the development of these documents are: Attend, prepare for, and participate in weekly core team meetings. Develop effective subject matter expert relationships. Adhere to the Technical Publications Policies and Procedures Guide. Use a high degree of initiative to seek out information for documents. Prioritize assigned documents and effectively multitask. Write Documentation Plan for assigned documents. Write assigned documents. Author review assigned documents. Enter peer and engineering review edits. Index assigned documents. Illustrate assigned documents. Complete final document release checklist items. Meet all agreed upon deadlines. Complete peer review of assigned documents. Complete verification of assigned documents. Develop schedules for assigned documents. Complete status report. Attend, prepare for, and participate in weekly staff meetings. Collaborate with team members. Mentor Technical Writers. Provide a value-add service to the team by acting as a recognized subject matter expert for an integral software tool (FrameMaker, InDesign, Word), indexing standards, illustration policy and procedures, or Technical Manual expertise. Introduce new tools that keep the department on the cutting edge of technology. Be Qualified: BA in English, Journalism or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in writing documentation for embedded software (hardware devices. Understanding of file version control concepts. Understanding of XML-based content management systems (MadCap Flare. Extensive experience with FrameMaker, InDesign, Office, screen capture tools, illustration software (Photoshop and Illustrator), and Acrobat. Excellent writing, grammar, indexing, and editing skills. Excellent interview and follow-up skills. Demonstrate a high level of initiative. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization. Ability to use logic and creativity to solve complex problems. Ability to evaluate documentation requirements for new projects. Ability to effectively manage the delivery of priority tasks. This job originally appeared on

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200 days ago