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Danaher Corporation Technical Writer - 1 Year Contract (m/f/d) in München, Germany

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Join a team where you can be heard, be supported, and always be yourself. At Beckman Coulter, a Danaher company, we’re building a culture that celebrates backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all our associates. At first glance, you’ll see we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory to move science and health care forward for more than 80 years. Look again and you’ll see we are invested in you and you’ll have the opportunity to build a meaningful career, be creative, and try new things with the support you need to be successful. You’ll find the Danaher Business System, which makes everything possible. You’ll also see a company that investors trust—our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.

And no matter where you look at Beckman Coulter, at the heart of what we do, you’ll witness our shared purpose—helping realize life’s potential—in action. Our work helps improve millions of lives. We hope you’ll see yourself here, too.

What you find at Beckman Coulter —and within yourself — might just change the world!

We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic Technical Writer to support our Business Unit Workflow and IT Solutions! Do you want to design, develop, implement and manage technical writing and content creation to meet the demands for the production of labeling documents, manuals, testing procedures and operational specifications? You will directly work with the Manager Technical Documentation!

Specific responsibilities commensurate with experience and include:

  • Use transferable skills in Technical writing and related standard methodologies to find solutions in day-to-day document development process

  • Ensure quality and technical accuracy of technical content by interacting with Product Leads, Engineers, and other SMEs

  • Support documentation change and design control processes

  • Represent the Technical Publication team for project core team discussions, if required.

  • Communicate project status and issues to project and core teams, Project Management, analysts, technical writers, coordinators, and Management

  • Actively participate in process improvement efforts and collaborate within the team and outside the team to support overall continuous improvement initiatives

  • Ensure that skills are maintained on a continual basis to support Technical Publications' activities and objectives


  • Technical writer with excellent writing skills in English

  • Good experience in developing content in a DITA XML environment

  • Good experience working with a Content Management System

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced and multifaceted work environment

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in field with preferably 5+ years’ experience

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