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Technical Writer – Regulatory (Temporary)

Drive DeVilbiss

$50 - $60 / hour
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    April 30, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $50 - $60 / hour
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Who is Drive DeVilbiss…Drive DeVilbiss has become a leading manufacturer of medical products with a strong and consistent track record of growth achieved both organically and through acquisitions. We are proud of our high-quality, diverse product portfolio, channel footprint and global operating scale. Our products are sold into the homecare, long-term care, retail, and e-commerce channels in more than 80 countries around the world.

“Leading the World with Innovative Healthcare Solutions that Enhance Lives.”

Summary (Major Purpose of the Role):

This role will be a 6-week assignment. A technical writer is responsible for researching, organizing, writing, editing, and formatting technical information to produce high quality documents. This position will support our QA Labeling Specialist. To succeed in this role, you will have a strong diligence and an analytical mindset.

You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, product management, sourcing, engineering, and regulatory teams to ensure that our packaging designs meet regulatory requirements and accurately communicate product information to the end-user.

Main Activities/Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and manage the creation of labels for devices and packaging, under the direction of the QA Labeling Specialist.
  • Responsible for the routing of labeling (labels, directions for use, packaging artwork) for approvals across all departments while adhering to the established processes.
  • Ensures standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to job responsibilities define the steps necessary to complete tasks, etc.
  • Maintain strong attention to detail throughout the new product development to review label design, from concept development to final production, to ensure that packaging designs meet standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Must demonstrate the following behaviors consistently: Innovative, proactive, and resourceful; committed to quality and continuous improvement.
  • Able to prioritize, manage time well, multi-task, and troubleshoot effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively at a fast pace with cross functional departments to finalize time-sensitive deliverables.


  • Knowledgeable in the areas of technical writing
  • Takes direction from the QA Labeling Specialist
  • Highly organized and detail orientated to ensure output accuracy.

Reporting Relationships and Supervision:

  • This position does not have direct reports.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, Packaging Design, or a related field.
  • Experience in packaging and label design, preferably in a regulated industry such as medical devices or pharmaceuticals.
  • Knowledge/competence in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign). Corel Draw and Bartender is a plus but not required.
  • Experience with labeling and regulatory compliance requirements, including FDA regulations and ISO standards is a plus.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
  • Solid understanding of packaging materials, printing techniques, and production processes.
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet tight deadlines.

Why Apply to Drive DeVilbiss…

Competitive Benefits, Paid Time Off, 401(k) Savings Plan

“In accordance with New York law, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare provides a salary range in job advertisements. The hourly wage for this role ranges from $50.00 to $60.00 per hour. Actual wages may vary based on factors including the applicant’s experience, specialization, education, as well as the company’s requirements. Please note that the provided salary range excludes bonuses, incentives, differential pay, or other forms of compensation or benefits that may be available to eligible applicants in accordance with company policies.”

“Drive DeVilbiss is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Drive DeVilbiss strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered person because of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and/or parental status, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information (including family medical history), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Drive DeVilbiss complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.”