Technical Writer


Nov 1st, 2022
Getinge is a global leading supplier of innovative medtech products and solutions within healthcare and life science. Our products and services are all dedicated to improve every-day life for people, today and tomorrow. We have three business areas, covering different parts of the product and solution portfolio : Acute Care Therapies, Surgical Workflows and Life Sciences, with brands like Maquet, Lancer, Atrium, Pulsion, Datascope, Steritec and Stericool etc. Based on our first-hand experience and close partnerships with clinical experts, healthcare professionals and medtech specialists, we are improving every-day life for people.

Our vision is to become the world’s most respected and trusted medtech company. This is what we strive for and is present in everything we do. 

The meaning of our vision can be interpreted differently depending on stakeholders :
•For our customers it means accessibility of premium products and resources, and being confident that every product and piece of advice is backed by a vast network of people with deep knowledge and experience,
•For our employees it also refers back to our passion for life, and being a part of an unlimited global pool of first-hand knowledge and experience improving every-day life for people,
•Our shareholders and the local communities trust on us creating value for people and the society as a whole when providing only the healthiest and most efficient products and solutions to our customers, in our strive towards becoming the world’s most desired medtech company.

Today, Getinge operates in more than 40 countries globally, generate sales of almost SEK 25 billion throughout the world, and has more than 10,000 employees.

Getinge’s production is conducted at 21 production units in 8 countries; Brazil, Germany, France, Sweden, China, Poland, Turkey and the US.

En France, Getinge c’est plus de 1000 collaborateurs, 1 filiale de distribution Getinge France – Les Ulis et 4 sites de production :
- La Calhène – Vendôme
- Lancer – Toulouse
- Intervascular – La Ciotat
- Maquet – Orléans

Getinge est le partenaire de référence des établissements de santé et de l’industrie des sciences de la vie. Notre ambition est d’aider les soignants et les chercheurs à réaliser leur mission : protéger la vie.

Nos valeurs unissent la Passion à la Collaboration, l’Ouverture, l’Excellence et la Responsabilité. Elles reflètent la perception qu’ont de nous nos partenaires, clients, patients, soignants, fournisseurs et actionnaires. Notre engagement en faveur d'un avenir durable nous amène à être socialement responsable dans la façon dont nous exerçons nos activités. Nous intégrons la sécurité et la qualité dans chacun de nos systèmes de soins et nous veillons à ce que nos patients reçoivent le continuum de soins le plus sûr et le plus fiable.

Nous recherchons des collaborateurs talentueux animés de la même véritable passion pour le développement de solutions médicales innovantes qui améliorent la vie des personnes au quotidien, aujourd'hui comme demain.

Travailler chez Getinge offre des perspectives de carrière à la fois inspirantes et stimulantes. Ici, vous pouvez faire avancer les choses chaque jour.

A travers cette page mais également sur notre site Carrières, vous pourrez consulter nos postes à pourvoir et postuler aux emplois qui correspondent à votre profil.
Nous avons hâte de recevoir votre candidature, et espérons que vous nous accompagnerez dans notre
projet de devenir l'entreprise de Technologie médicale de référence à l'échelle mondiale.
Göteborg, SW

At Getinge we have the passion to perform

Join our diverse teams of passionate people and a career that allows you to develop both personally and professionally. At Getinge, our passion is to secure that every person and community have access to the best possible care, offering hospitals and life science institutions products and solutions that aim to improve clinical results and optimize workflows. Every day we collaborate to make a true difference for our customers – and to save more lives.

Are you looking for an inspiring career? You just found it.

Getinge is looking for a Technical Writer to join the Getinge Online team within the Digital Health Solutions organization (DHS). DHS delivers hospital efficiency solutions to help optimize workflows in sterile services departments, operating rooms, and the patient journey. By supporting and facilitating workflows and communication channels for healthcare professionals, their products help customers deliver efficient and high-quality patient care. Our connectivity solution Getinge Online is used in hospitals worldwide to gain insights and improve quality and efficiency in operating rooms, sterile reprocessing, and intensive care units. Getinge Online gives instant access to equipment data and serves as our portal to the world of Getinge services such as automatic replenishment of consumables, remote diagnostics, predictive services, and much more.

Take part in an exciting and developing journey with competent colleagues and world-class IT solutions

As a Technical Writer in Sterile Supply Management (SSM) you’ll write and release all aspects of decided documentation packages for the Getinge Online solution. We are looking for an experienced Technical Writer who holds the responsibility of maintaining and supporting the alignment of the technical writers’ process and tooling in a product-wide professional team.

Day-to-day responsibilities as a Technical Writer will include:

  • Process owner for the technical writer areas in Agile development environments.
  • Establish and lead a knowledge-sharing network for the Technical Writer area across IWS
  • Accountable for the delivery of decided documentation packages within the timeframe agreed.
  • Execute tasks and implement decisions made in the SSM R&D Management Team related to the Technical Writer area
  • Create technical documentation based on requirements and implementation
  • Collaborate with both subject-matter experts and coworkers
  • Write clearly for specific audiences directed by clearly defined purposes
  • Take the initiative (be a self-starter) and evaluate one’s work and the work of others
  • Accountable for plans, processes, and activities within the SSM functional area.

Your primary work tasks as a team lead will also include:

  • Ensure alignment of the Technical Writer area across the business area
  • Define quality processes for the assigned Technical area
  • Partake in the SSM R&D Management Team as Technical Writer area Lead
  • Mentor team colleagues on how they need to contribute to the delivery of updated documentation.
  • Lead the transfer of documentation from product to customer-facing departments
  • Ensure team alignment and understanding
  • Develop/establish and implement a way of working for technical writers in an agile development environment
  • Identify, resolve, or escalate operational problems to avoid and minimize delays.
  • Define and create product documentation based on feature design specifications and collaboration with testers, developers, software architects, and UX designers
  • Accept or reject work results from Technical Writers

Getinge is looking for passionate individuals, who are agile, resilient, take responsibility for their development, and focus on achieving excellence. They never compromise on quality and always act responsibly remembering that the customers always come first. They enjoy collaboration and working in diverse and international teams and embrace the future. If you love change, Getinge can make sure that you stay that way!

As a Person, You Are:

  • Driven by delivering high-quality results and willing to maintain the development of your skills
  • A team player with a great ability to communicate and a willingness to share your thoughts and ideas with others
  • Excellent at communicating in English – written and spoken
  • A natural and professional leader

You are a dedicated team player with strong programming skills and your experience includes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Have strong experience in technical documentation and tolls for delivering necessary documentation
  • Possess the ability to collaborate with the business development/product line management organizations, and secondly with customer-facing departments like sales & and customer support services.
  • Possess the ability to participate in large complex projects with many stakeholders.

About us

Getinge is on an exciting transformation journey constantly looking for new ways to innovate together with our customers to meet the healthcare challenges of the future. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and to sustainability with a goal to be CO2 neutral by 2025. We believe in giving our employees the flexibility they need and make every effort to foster a learning culture that supports their personal development and creativity. Our passionate people hold our brand promise ‘Passion for Life’ close to heart.

If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application and resume. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most respected and trusted medtech company.

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Getinge directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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