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Germany - Germering
Job Description
We have been setting decisive and innovative trends for many years in the development, manufacturing and marketing of instruments and software for chemical analysis laboratories (HPLC – High Performance Liquid Chromatography). The expertise of our highly qualified staff contributes significantly to our economic success, enabling us to continuously expand our site in Germering near Munich.

For this site we are looking for a

Technical Writer (f/m)

Your Responsibilities:
  • Developing technical documentation for lab automation software for different audiences
  • Perform research, writing, and maintenance of Help systems, installation and configuration guides, and customized documentation.
  • Work closely with software development teams in Germany and United Kingdom, and localization teams in Japan and China.
  • Strong analytical skills, and excellent English writing and editing skills with demonstrated ability to write clearly in a variety of styles, including extensive knowledge of grammar, style and spelling.
  • Cooperate with service providers to ensure on-time delivery of translations and printed documentation.
  • Translations English-German and vice versa
  • Terminology work
  • Assist team in developing global technical writing processes.
Your Profile:
  • Degree in Technical Communication, Computer Science, Chemistry (Instrumental Analysis (GC, MS, HPLC)), or related field with an emphasis on technical documentation, or equivalent years of relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a technical writer in a software-development environment
  • Developing translation-oriented technical documentation for different audiences
  • Solid knowledge of relevant authoring tools (e.g., Adobe RoboHelp) and graphics design tools (Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Working experience with a content management system
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Solid knowledge of ISO/IEC standards, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of developing and structuring content using XML-based authoring tools
  • Ability to organize information, learn complex concepts, and explain concepts and instructions clearly and concisely
  • Excellent project and time management skills. Ability to multitask, prioritize, and develop and maintain own schedule
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills and experience with working in a cross-cultural team and over different time zones
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work alone or as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of a European foreign language
  • Basic knowledge of instrumental analytics (HPLC, GC, MS)
  • Knowledge of translation memory tools (Across Translation Memory, SDL Trados)
  • Programming experience
We offer:
  • Employment with an innovative, future-oriented organization
  • Outstanding career and development prospects
  • Company pension scheme
  • Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and innovation.

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