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Danaher Corporation Sr. Technical Writer (Medical Device Instrumentation) in Indianapolis, Indiana

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

Do you want to work in technical communications? Do you enjoy the process of creating end-user documentation from start to finish? Then read on!

We are currently seeking a Senior Technical Writer who will be responsible for transforming complex, highly technical information into clearly written, well-organized documentation appropriate to the intended audience.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Performing research, working with prototypes, and collaborating with subject matter experts to write end-user documentation, including instrument instructions for use manuals, system guides, quick start guides, and field service manuals.

  • Driving project scheduling and planning to ensure on-time delivery.

  • Overseeing the correct, complete, and compliant execution of product requirements in all deliverables and work with the appropriate subject matter experts to resolve problems and exceptions.

  • Demonstrating proficiency and providing leadership through the content development process to meet company strategies and business objectives.

  • Identifying and leading the process for obtaining feedback from key stakeholders to promote continuous improvements to the content development process.

The required qualifications for the job include:

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Prefer minimum of 5 years of direct work experience as a technical writer, preferably in medical diagnostics, scientific, or a medical device manufacturing company.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • The Life Sciences/Medical Device industry.

  • Structured FrameMaker.

  • Managing translation projects and content management systems.

This HYBRID position is available to individuals who are within a reasonable commuting distance to one of the following Beckman Coulter locations:

  • Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Loveland, Colorado

At Beckman Coulter Life Sciences we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at one of the Company locations identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Beckman Coulter Life Sciences can provide.

The salary range for this role is $74,500 - $95,000 base. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.




At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.