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Technical Writer, Pharma Services at KCAS in Shawnee, Kansas

Posted in Writing/Editing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services is seeking a Jr. Technical Writer to assist in writing scientific reports for all departments within operations, the creation of report templates, and any other reporting (such as metrics and KPIs) for Quality Assurance and Operations within a growing organization in Olathe, Kansas. 

KCAS is a contract research organization (CRO) providing bioanalytical & biomarker services to pharmaceutical clients in support of drug development, preclinical and clinical studies.

In this role, we will rely on you to:

  • Become a proficient user of the Microsoft Office suites (Word, Excel, Access, Teams)

  • Draft and finalize scientific reports for all groups within Operations

  • Assist in the creation of report templates for all groups within Operations

  • Maintain working knowledge of regulatory guidelines as related to bioanalysis

  • Attend internal and external expert training workshops as needed 

              (This is a representative summary of responsibilities and is not meant to be exhaustive)


You will thrive at KCAS if you enjoy a fast-paced environment, are open-minded and flexible, can prioritize effectively to solve problems and meet deadlines, embrace high-level performance and constant development, and are self-directed while being drawn to the camaraderie of a team atmosphere.

In addition, to qualify specifically for this role, you will have: 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, English, or Technical Communications fields, with a preference for a focus on Technical Writing OR other degrees with relevant course work, certificates, OR on the job work experience to demonstrate proficiency is also accepted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Able to work on multiple projects

  • Able to communicate with scientists

  • Able to perform tasks with a sense of urgency

  • Able to maintain a progress chart of multiple projects

  • Self-motivated and deadline driven

  • Perform all aspects of job in a way that supports company brand and supports company mission, vision, and values. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to lift 20 pounds.

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to convey complex information clearly and concisely.

  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs.


In addition to a competitive compensation, full suite of medical benefits and time off, you will have the opportunity to be part of employee appreciation events and local community outreach. You’ll thrive in a fast-paced environment centered on career progression and development, where we collaborate on impactful contributions and reward for outstanding performance.


KCAS is a contract research organization (CRO) headquartered within the metro area of Kansas City, KS. We are uniquely positioned to provide our pharmaceutical clients with both large and small molecule development in support of drug developments, preclinical and clinical studies. Demand for our expertise in bioanalytical & biomarker services is growing and so is our team of dedicated experts - now is a great time to join us to be part of improving the world’s health!

KCAS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category.


This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow additional instructions and to perform other duties as directed by a supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

This employer recruits qualified candidates without regard to citizenship status. We have internal processes in place to enable hiring of the right candidates through appropriate U.S. immigration framework.



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