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Job Title:  Technical Author

Req ID:  35832
Job Category:  Information Technology

Derby, DER, GB, DE21 6LY


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.


About you:

Do you want to spend your working time making a difference in the world around you? Are you motivated by impactful work? Do you have a passion for data focused technologies, working within a highly collaborative team, and communicating with end users? If so, then a career with STERIS in our Digital team could be a great fit for you.

About Us:

At STERIS we are a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention. Our mission is to help our customers create a healthier and safer world. Working at STERIS, you GROW, LEARN and MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Author vacancy. This is an excellent opportunity to join us at a skilled level in a division that drives the business forwards through innovation.

As a Technical Author at STERIS you will develop, implement and maintain the technical documentation support requirements for our existing machines. Working closely with the design, technical, production and regulatory teams to ensure the correct level and detail of supporting documents is maintained.

This is a fixed term contract for maternity leave cover.


  • Generate and maintain the documentation requirements for existing and future systems and technologies including but not limited to specifications, build instructions, operating procedures and service packs.
  • Lead technical documentation issue reviews and track change requirements
  • Ensure scheduling plans for documentation and supporting activities are maintained and achieved
  • Engage with production and quality departments to achieve the desired outcome
  • Support in the development of Design History File content
  • Adhere to and improve processes for document control, including translations
  • Support activities as required by the R&D engineering team

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

    Required Experience

    • Sound knowledge of electromechanical systems and technologies
    • Ability to understand and read technical drawings
    • Proven experience within a technical author or manufacturing engineering position
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Ability to grasp the big picture and provide effective solutions for a specific audience
    • Computer competence, with a minimum of strong MS Word skills
    • High-level of written and verbal skills
    • Ability to follow up, verify and close out actions
    • Affinity with technical systems

    Preferred Experience



    STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

    STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

    Req ID:  35832
    Job Category:  Information Technology

    Derby, DER, GB, DE21 6LY

    Job Segment: Infection Control, Document Control, Manufacturing Engineer, Patient Care, Engineer, Healthcare, Administrative, Engineering