Philips Technical Writer 3 in Andover, Massachusetts

Learning Products Developer responsible for providing Service Documentation for Philips customers and field support engineers. Ideal candidate will have strong technical skills and strong research and writing skills. Requires the ability to work with a large number of people representing different disciplines (engineering, regulatory, field support). Demonstrated ability to work according to a schedule and produce technically accurate and complete Service documentation on schedule is required. Requires a Bachelor’s degree with 3 to 5 years of technical writing experience and a strong technical background and skills. Experience with FrameMaker is a plus.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Develop Learning Products for customers and field service team, while incorporating Philips principles, theories and concepts. You will works both independently and collaboratively with team member and cross-functional teams.

You are responsible for

  • Preparing service documentation from engineering documentation, field service requirements or software documentation.

  • Installing, researching, writing and validating documentation used by customers and field support personnel, to install and configure Philips products.

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure instructions are technically accurate and complete.

  • Working with engineering, technical support and manufacturing to ensure that learning products reflect current product features.

  • Paying strong attention to detail and becoming well versed in Learning Products processes and Philips processes.

  • Determining feasibility of concepts or projects.

  • Preparing project schedules and milestones and delivering projects within specified schedules.

You are a part of

The Learning Products team within the Monitoring and Analytics (MA) business group, which resides in the Connected Care & Health Informatics business cluster. MA is a software and solutions business encompassing patient monitoring and its capabilities. Our MA solutions reach more than 370 million people every year. Our advanced intelligence platforms provide clinicians with the information when and where they need it so that they can make smart decisions. Our ultimate priority is to enable caregivers, administrators and patients to make decisions that support better health, increase efficiency and control costs.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelors or Masters degree with 2 + years of experience

  • 2 + years within Information Technology or a computer related discipline

  • 2 + years of experience writing service documentation/manuals

  • Strong attention to detail, research skills and ability to self-direct

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Willingness to learn and be a team player

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to be a part of a team that is developing exciting Learning Products. You will be driving research efforts to ensure you are putting together well-written and clear instructions for our customers and Field Service teams. If you are curious, have the desire to learn and willingness to absorb knowledge from a talented team – this is the role for you!

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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