Philips Technical Writer in Shanghai, China


  • Compile customer facing documentation that describes hardware, firmware and software including application notes, release notes, user guides.

  • Use Word templates to compile highly technical information from subject matter experts provided as text and graphics.

  • Work under supervision of a Technical Writer to gain expertise in documentation systems and processes.

  • Straightforward editing of technical documentation including correcting English, inserting content. - Act upon reviews on document from engineers and technical writers.

  • Provide clear, concise, comprehensive, accurate and timely documentation to internal customers, ensuring that the content conforms to corporate image and style. This could involve total document creation.

  • Release documentation and software to external customers via the support website.

  • Peer review other writers documents, to provide editorial feedback.

  • Support Technical Communications group as required. This includes covering other writers when out of the office, and gaining expert knowledge in a particular area.

  • Monitor project development to ensure timely delivery of documentation. - Work with engineers to decide on essential information for customer documents.


a) Education学历:

Bachelor or above, in related subject such as engineering or technical communications.

b) Competency and Skills 能力和技能:

  • Experience of technical writing in English - Experience with graphics creation.

  • Enthusiasm for technical writing.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent spoken and written communications skills: able to interpret complex technical subjects in a simple comprehensible way.

  • Excellent written and spoken English. - Experience with writing in English.

  • Practiced at information gathering and analysis.

  • Ability to work in teams balanced with self-motivation.

  • Flexibility in scheduling and setting priorities.

  • Ability to organize work under pressure from several deadlines.

  • Confident in working with a wide range of people.

c) Experience工作经验:

  • 3+ years of experience development engineering experience.

  • 1+ years of software development with medical industry is strong preferred.