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Job Title:  Technical Writer/ Editor

Req ID:  31748
Job Category:  Marketing/Communications

Saint Louis, MO, US, 63133


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.

The Role

Would you enjoy working with global experts supporting the pharmaceutical industry? Join our team to support both product management and technical services in editing and producing technical literature, publications and training materials for our Customers and for internal use. The Technical Editor will work closely with the technical service, marketing, R&D, regulatory and other subject matter experts to edit, format and manage literature ensuring compliance with approved practices and corporate policies and guidelines.

This is a fulltime, permanent position. Ideal candidate lives in the St. Louis area and is open to working in the office regularly with an option to work from home 1-2 days per week.

What You Will Do

•    Manages the literature review process within the Technical Services team.
•    Provides the first level editorial review for industry publications, posters and existing and new literature projects
•    Develops material for the technical library working with Marketing, Technical Support, Marcomm and outside vendors on an ongoing basis

What You Need To Be Successful

•    Bachelor's degree required, preferably in English, Marketing, or Communications. 
•    3+ years experience with technical editing and writing preferably in a scientific or regulated industry e.g. Pharmaceutical, Medical device
•    Strong written communication skills as evidenced by prior publications or publishing positions

What Will Help You

  • Strong communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Skilled at conducting research (data mining) from various databases, search engines and websites
  • Comfort with technical terms relating to regulatory functions and chemicals
  • Strong research skills and familiarity with the regulations of the Life Sciences industry and prior position in Life Sciences is desirable
  • Excellent writing skills and strong experience using Microsoft Suite programs,  e.g. PowerPoint, Word, Excel,  Adobe, produce high quality documents
  • Demonstrated proficiency in writing in multiple styles and for diverse audiences
  • Ability to handle short-term deliverable timeframes and manage longer term project milestones
  • Coursework in scientific or technical field e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering is desired


What We Offer

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.




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.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  31748
Job Category:  Marketing/Communications

Saint Louis, MO, US, 63133

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