Senior Technical Writer
The Senior Technical Writer researches, plans, schedules and produces technical documentation in various electronic formats for a global audience. This individual works with minimal supervision as a contributing member of the international Technical Communications department, which is a multidisciplinary team that develops content to supportWaters’ laboratory instrumentation and related software.
Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience.
Either a scientific background or prior technical writing experience.
Ability to write technical or scientific content.
Demonstrated ability to acquire product knowledge and learn new technologies.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Capability to represent Waters Technical Communications in a professional manner.
Demonstrated experience authoring content for localization.
Demonstrated usability knowledge.
English - advanced skills
Independently write and manage accurate, concise, and well-written technical content in various electronic formats for a global audience.
Follow content development, editorial, localization, and regulatory processes.
Collaborate as a member of cross-functional project teams by attending meetings, interacting with subject matter experts, and establishing and maintaining good working relationships with all Waters employees.
Adapt to new authoring tools and processes.
Participate in and coordinate multi-writer projects.
Mentor and train junior technical writers.
Suggest and support improvements to corporate and departmental procedures and tools.
Identify and escalate potential project risks.
Encourage team collaboration.
Represent the Technical Communications department at project meetings.