Technical Writer

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

Marketing & Communications, IT
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

Job Description Summary

Are you passionate about science communication? Do you get excited by grammar and punctuation? STEMCELL Technologies is looking for a Technical Writer to join the Research and Development team.

As a Technical Writer, you would be responsible for preparing and reviewing life science product information in customer-facing materials such as product information sheets (PIS’s), user manuals, and website content. This is a cross-functional and collaborative role that utilizes your scientific background and attention to detail to help our global customers.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain technical documents by applying clear and concise language to explain complex scientific information

  • Complete and deliver PIS’s on time for new product launches and re-launch of changed products

  • Ensure that all product information is up-to-date, technically accurate, user friendly, and consistent with other STEMCELL product information

  • Work collaboratively with scientists, product managers, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure accuracy of information, and to finalize documentation through the interdepartmental approval processes

  • Coordinate with a team of technical writers to peer review and assist with tasks

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • BSc with 2-6 years of relevant experience, or MSc with 3-4 years of experience, or PhD in a biological field is required

  • Fluent in English with outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly proficient in proofreading and copyediting, ideally with demonstrated experience editing multiple document types from different authors and completing standardized and templated documents

  • Knowledge of Adobe programs (e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop, inDesign) is highly desirable, as is familiarity with Microsoft Word and Google Productivity tools

  • Experience using databases or performing data entry is an asset, as is any prior usage of product information management systems

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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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