• 28 september 2021
  • vacaturenummer: 456448

Are you a multi-tasker who likes to work on several projects at the same time? Do you stay in control under pressure? If the answer is ‘Yes’, this might be the job for you!

As a technical writer, you are responsible for the creation of user manuals for different product categories within Philips Personal Health. In this role, 80% of the communication is in English. The two main aspects of user manual creation are content and planning. Together with Innovation, Engineering, Product Research and Marketing, you convert the input provided into a clear English user manuals and other digital content. Where possible, you use existing texts and pictures to create new (media) content.
In parallel you are co-creating online support pages by providing knowledge articles and other relevant post purchase user content. For this task you will closely work together with the Consumer Care team (DMEC team).

Working hours: 32-40 per week

€ 15 gross per hour

Development opportunities through training

In this job you need to keep your cool under pressure. It is important that you are pro-active, accurate and consistent. Besides that you must be able to handle several projects with short deadlines simultaneously, so stress-resistance is very important.

In this job you will also advise and support other departments within Philips to create accurate, compliant and user-friendly content, so good interpersonal skills are needed. Familiarity with Author-it is an advantage

  • HBO (bachelor level) diploma, or MBO4 diploma with work experience in office or project management
  • Good planning and organization skills; ability to keep an overview
  • Excellent command of English in writing and speech

As a technical writer, you will be working on several projects at the same time. Within the project team, it is your responsibility to ensure that the artwork of the user manual is delivered before the set deadline. You are also responsible for uploading user manuals onto the Philips website. In your work-related contacts, you are business-like and professional.

  • Creating well-structured and clear user content
  • Writing user manual texts on the basis of guidelines and a style guide
  • Ensuring compliance with international legal standards
  • Giving instructions to and managing external contacts: illustrators, translation agency and DTP agency
  • Monitoring deadlines

We offer a job in a dynamic and innovative work environment in Philips with plenty of development opportunities.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply immediately!

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