Hologic Senior Technical Writer in Westford, Massachusetts
Senior Technical Writer
Post Date Oct 29, 2018
At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health
What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.
None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.
While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.
Cynosure, a Hologic Company, is seeking a Sr. Technical Writer responsible for Writing, editing and designing various technical documentation including Operator’s Manuals, Instructions for Use, Clinical Reference Guides, Service manuals, Product Labels and other documentation as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.
Write, edit, extract and design technical documentation such as operator manuals, treatment guides, and clinical information in multi-page MS Word format and InDesign including a variety of data tables, graphics, charts, borders, and fonts.
Draw/create and/or select graphic charts, working drawings, illustrations, etc., for operator’s manuals or similar projects; adapt sketches/drawings to meet specific technical or publication requirements.
Maintain documentation in the PLM database.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other related field or equivalent work experience preferred
- At least 5 years of technical writing experience
Proficient in MSOffice suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to work with InDesign, PhotoShop and Illustrator
Medical device writing background
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must follow written and oral instructions and foster cooperative, cross-departmental working relationships.
Ability to manage multiple priorities
Requires creative, problem-solving ability and oral and written presentation skills
Team oriented, the ability to work in small team environment is essential; must also be a self-starter with the ability to work independently.
Good planning and organization skills are vital.
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
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Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.
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