1-yr. Contract Technical Writer (Scientific) – Kelly Services, Rochester NY

Job Description:

Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity for a Technical Writer with a company located in Rochester, NY. Work schedule will be Monday – Friday, typically 8a – 5p. Full-time, 40-hour work week. Duration is a one-year contract assignment, possible extension, but no guarantee. Pay rate is based on experience, however, the range is $25-$32/hour.

Responsibilities of the Scientific Technical Writer include:

Field and customer technical communications. Researches, creates, updates, and edits technical communications and documentation that explain OCD products to customers, OCD technical support personnel worldwide, service personnel, and field support staff. Acquires or verifies knowledge of subject by consulting with subject matter experts, observing the performance of the product, or referring to articles, bulletins, manuals, or similar publications.

Writes in a clear and concise manner technical communications and other documentation suitable for a worldwide audience. Manages the review and approval process. Works toward achieving consensus between multiple reviews/subject matter experts for document approval in a timely manner. Tracks the production and delivery of the communications and documentation according to predetermined schedules. Maintains appropriate supporting documentation according to government requirements and OCD records management guidelines. Files assembled/completed within guidelines and must be audit ready at all times. Participates on project teams. Must be a proven team player and self-motivated.

Requirements of the Scientific Technical Writer include:

B.S/A.A.S. in Medical Technology or Communications or related field. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Attention to detail a must. Skillful problem solver with investigative talents. Independent, resourceful. Excellent computer skills. Experience with word-processing software such as Microsoft Word. Knowledge of OCD products and business processes. Experience in implementation of new products or product changes/updates a plus. Previous clinical laboratory experience, customer support or technical support. Organized, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to prioritize workload with minimal supervision. Comfortable working under tight deadlines. High level of professionalism. Able to represent the Publications & Communications department on cross-functional teams. Comfortable interacting with upper levels of management.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume to the URL below. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter at delcolj@kellyservices.com.