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Associate Technical Writing (JP5008)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Technical Writing (JP5008)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months with likely extensions
Business Unit:   Corporate Quality Assurance
3Key Consulting is looking for an Associate Technical Writing for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.
Job Summary: 
Development and facilitation of the creation and/or revision of materials such as SOPs, manuals, and related business process documentation in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts. Candidate must conduct these activities with the ability to deliver high quality documentation including technical writing in accordance with agreed timelines and in adherence with format, content and style guidelines, giving consideration to usability and ensuring accuracy, consistency and quality. 

Job Details:
  • Develops, writes, edits, and formats materials such as Quality Requirement Documents, Standard Operating Procedures, Business Practices, forms, checklists, technical manuals, installation guides, user manuals, and related technical and business process documentation.
  • When creating, updating and enhancing the documentation, adhere to format, content and style guidelines, giving consideration to usability and ensuring accuracy, consistency and quality.
  • Additionally, this position will be required to administer the processing of documents via the established document management system and electronic document repository.
  • May require communication through a variety of media (e.g., CD, intranet, on-line training, etc.);
  • Skills: experience in quality and compliance documentation, Excellent communication/writing/collaboration skills; MS Office expertise; previous technical writing experience; regulated environment experience; document version control experience;
Prior Amgen experience is preferred as the candidate required to hit the ground running.

Top Must have Skill Sets:
1. Quality Management System knowledge and experience and excellent ability to write GMP Quality System documents (procedures and standards)
2. Manage multiple priorities and expectations simultaneously
3. Ability to work independently and as a team player, demonstrating excellent collaboration and people management skills. Proficient in discerning, high quality verbal and written communication and able to synthesize multiple inputs to propose a solution
4. Be able to synthesize information and propose solutions
5. Experience with Electronic Document Management system- Ideal experience with Documentum The manager is looking for specific technical documentation creation and more technical writing in their background- not looking for chemists or scientists.
6.We are looking for technical writers. Also a huge factor the manager is looking for is a self starter- she does not want to feel like she needs to hold the worker's hand.
Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
Interaction with multiple staff members to define requirements within GMP documents. Writing, formatting and processing documents in approved document management system May lead meetings with cross-functional team members to determine path forward for document creation. Track and provide regular updates, status reports or projected timelines for assigned tasked to key Points of Contact
Employee Value Proposition: This candidate will gain great exposure to quality elements of an organization and will see the entire quality process. They will also work with diverse multi-functional areas such as product development, operations, supply chain along with learning to master the electronic database for document management control.
Red Flags: Demonstrates minimal decision making skills Remote work Lack of exposure to quality and compliance documentation Lack of Quality System knowledge Inability to meet timelines Inexperience with document management systems
Interview Process: Phone followed by in person
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.**No Third-party Vendors Please**
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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