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Job Title:  Technical Writer

Req ID:  31032
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071


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.

Position Summary

For our Pomazia site, we are looking for a Technical Writer to join R&D Team!

Technical Writer will:

  • Update manuals and write instructions and procedures within the New Product Development and Engineering change(s) projects to meet schedule, quality and readability goals  
  • Work independently with minimal supervision on routine activities and under general supervision of Manager R&D on non-routine activities  
  • Perform various duties related to translation, desktop publishing, publication and distribution



Technical Axis:

  1. Execute the technical writing activities required from New Product Development & Engineering change(s) project(s), including information collection from the various Engineering disciplines, review and verification
  2. Update technical content of existing documentation to produce structured and clear instructions and procedures with excellent readability and usability for various audiences
  3. Perform technical documentation publication and distribution
  4. Contribute to the preparation of customer accessories instructions
  5. Follow internal Quality System procedures as well as Corporate labeling standards
  6. Solve problems related to technical writing, desktop publishing, publication and distribution
  7. Support translation from Italian and English into other required languages for various types of technical documents


Project Axis:

  1. Work on understanding complex notions to update documents fit for diverse audiences from highly-specialized personnel to every-day users
  2. Work independently with minimal supervision on routine activities and under general supervision of Senior Technical Writer or R&D Manager on none-routine activities

Duties - cont'd

  1. Collaborate with groups outside of direct responsibilities including other engineering groups, Quality, Regulatory, Marketing, Service, etc.
  2. Assist in updating and revising technical documents for capital equipment and consumable products including, but not limited to, Technica Data sheet, Uncrating/Installation instructions, Operator manuals and Maintenance manuals
  3. Work with product and service engineers to implement engineering changes which affect product documentation
  4. Participate in the adaptation of existing product documentation to integrate new products
  5. Proofread documents for readability, grammar accuracy, consistency with corporate standards and completeness. Obtain signed approvals as required
  6. Responsible for self-direction in scheduling workload and prioritizing tasks under the supervision of a Senior Technical Writer or R&D Manager

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering General or Mechanical Engineering

Required Experience

  1. Requires a minimum of 1 year of related technical writing experience
  2. Bachelor in a technical field (i.e. Mechanical Engineering)
  3. English language level: advanced
  4. Strong communication skills
  5. Exceptional team player
  6. Experience with stringent documentation control in a highly regulated industry; medical preferred
  7. General knowledge in a variety of technologies and manufacturing methods, such as electricity, pneumatics, hydraulics, programming and overall system engineering
  8. Proficient in Illustration software such as Creo, Creo Illustrate, IsoDraw, Paint, etc.
  9. Proficient in Desktop publishing software such as Windchill PLM, PTC Arbortext, Pagemaker, Framemaker, MS Office Suite, etc.
  10. Proficient in Document management system within company’s Quality management system (ISO-9001)


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:  31032
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071

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