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Senior Content Writer / Technical Writer

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Bend
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.ABOUT ABBOTTAt Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That---s why we---re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We---re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.-- WHAT YOU---LL DO--Our Technical R&D - Cloud Solutions department at Abbott Diabetes Care is currently hiring for a Senior Content Writer - Technical Writer. In this role, you'll create, write, update, edit and maintain all Label Packaging / labeling documentation (Product Labels, Quick Start Guides, User Manuals, Digital Content, etc). Our Senior Content Writer demonstrates strong business acumen and interpersonal skills while coordinating with cross-functional teams (including Engineering, Marketing, Clinical, Legal, and Regulatory) to define and develop content requirements. You'll ensure accuracy and compliance with all applicable regulations, industry standards, and company requirements.--Core Responsibilities:

  • Developing technical content and gathering input for Label Packaging deliverables from Engineering, Marketing, Clinical, Legal/Regulatory, etc., including active participation in project-related meetings to define specific requirements. Produces content by following defined requirements.
  • Ensures the accuracy of all information, data, and referencing for the documents produced. Enhances professional appearance and readability of documentation from the perspectives of grammar, consistency, style, and format.
  • Assists with Regulatory submissions by providing the relevant product documentation and change information.
  • Creates and maintains labeling history files (including document numbers and change orders) in the documentation system.
  • Analyzes developments in this field to determine need for revisions or development of new material. Review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of reproduction.
  • Monitors, evaluates, and recommends improvements to labeling processes, quality, systems, tools, and policies by staying informed of new technology, standards, regulations, and company and departmental initiatives.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.-- Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU---LL BRINGRequired:
    • Bachelors Degree in a Technical or Communication discipline or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience in lieu of a Bachelors Degree.
    • At least 7 years of Technical Writing experiencing in the Medical Device industry, or at least 9 years general Technical Writing experience is requiredPreferred Knowledge and Skills:
      • Excellent organizational and time management skills
      • Experience operating within an ISO environment
      • Ability to work with cross-functional project teams. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks, and manage priorities. Strong communication and writing skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
      • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred. Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
      • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.--
      • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
      • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
      • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
      • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
      • Strong work ethic and a solution-focused ---can do--- attitude combined with intellectual curiosity and creativity.
      • The ability to work effectively in a fast paced, dynamic environment and under tight timelines.
      • Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally, may be required at times. WHAT WE OFFER----At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:--
        • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance----
        • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans----
        • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs--
        • Paid time off----
        • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match--
        • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities-- Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:? Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.-- Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.--

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Bend , Senior Content Writer / Technical Writer, IT / Software / Systems , Bend, Oregon

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