Technical Writer at Medtronic in Mounds View, Minnesota

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Careers That Change Lives

This position is responsible for planning, research, and technical writing support for medical device industry product labeling within Cardiac and Vascular Group Technical Communication.

A Day in the Life

  • Write clear, simple content that speaks to customers in their own language.
  • Collaborate openly and effectively with a range of stakeholders, including writers and subject matter experts.
  • Manage multiple projects and communicate status proactively.
  • Successfully negotiate project schedules, plans, and milestones.
  • Understand how regulations, laws, and standards influence content design.
  • Understand the impact of localization on English content.
  • Maintain design documentation to support quality and regulatory process requirements.
  • Effectively communicate the appropriate level of detail based on the audience.
  • Take direction to be able to work independently and make sound decisions.
  • Express ideas clearly and diplomatically.
  • Give and receive constructive feedback.
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

  • Bachelors degree required with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience


  • Advanced degree with 0 years of experience

Nice to Have

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience authoring in XML in a single-source content development environment
  • Ability to work effectively across disciplines to implement creative solutions to complex problems
  • Experience creating content for software or apps
  • Proven experience managing software documentation projects
  • Ability to learn and adapt to changes in technology, processes, and requirements
  • Experience writing for a global audience
  • Knowledge of Medtronic products and quality system
  • Understanding of product labeling development in a regulated industry
  • Understand industry trends in technical communication, information architecture, and content development

About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position. The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer and communicate with peers and co-workers.

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