Senior Technical Writer, Quality Excellence

Posted 07 Aug 2020

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 208932


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:


As a Senior Technical writer in the Quality Excellence function, you will be responsible for activities that drive global quality improvements through effective design & management of written procedures.


Technical writing responsibilities will include designing, authoring, reviewing and approving controlled documents in a GxP environment such as standard operating procedures, protocols, technical specifications, etc. Reporting to the Head of Quality Excellence, you will also play a key role in influencing and collaborating with stakeholders across multiple geographies driving simplification, standardization and global alignment practices in addition to content delivery solutions in a regulated environment.


As a senior technical writer in the Quality Excellence team, you will:

  • Generate high-quality, robust, succinct documents that can be executed globally by all end users. 
  • Utilize creative ways and methodologies for delivering written content. (example – visual flows, pictures, videos, etc.)
  • Drive standardization practices across the organization and champion procedure/process simplification.
  • Learn complex concepts and communicate the information in a way that is engaging and understood by users.
  • Champion the use and implementation of electronic records & other digital solutions.
  • Provide technical writing direction and support for initiatives driven by Quality Excellence.
  • Travel (up to 20%) to other PSS sites located in US, EU and APAC.


Who You Are:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years’ experience in a GxP regulated environment


Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific disciple (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, etc.)
  • Proficiency in applicable computer & document management systems (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, LIMS, Trackwise, Mango, etc.)
  • Previous experience of driving/leading projects in a global environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency in communication, written/verbal and interpersonal skills



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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