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Germany - Germering
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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

The Thermo Fisher Scientific HPLC business has been setting decisive and innovative trends for many years in the development, manufacturing and marketing of instruments and software for High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC). 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 the support of our Team we are looking for a

Technical Writer (f/m)

Key Responsibilities
  • Developing customer documentation for lab automation software
  • Perform research, writing, and maintenance of Help systems, installation and configuration guides, and customized documentation
  • Cooperate with service providers to ensure on-time delivery of translations and printed documentation
  • Terminology work

Your Background
  • 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
  • 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 (e.g. Schema ST4)
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of translation memory tools (Across Translation Memory, SDL Trados) and / or programming experience would be an advantage
  • 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
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluent English language skills, German is a plus

What we Offer
  • Employment within an innovative, growth-oriented organization
  • Outstanding career and development prospects
  • Company pension scheme and other fringe benefits
  • Exciting company culture which stands for integrity, intensity, involvement and innovation

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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