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Technical Writer

   Back Region: Belgium Kind of contract: Open-ended Work regime: Fulltime Location: BE - Louvain-la-Neuve
Retour Région: Belgium Type de contrat: Open-ended Régime de travail: Fulltime Lieu: BE - Louvain-la-Neuve
Zurück Region: Belgium Art des Vertrages: Open-ended Arbeit Regime: Fulltime Standort: BE - Louvain-la-Neuve
  返回 地区: Belgium 样的合同: Open-ended 工作体制: Fulltime 地点: BE - Louvain-la-Neuve

Job Description

Description de l'emploi



You will be responsible for creating & maintaining high-quality User Manuals for the IBA Proton Therapy Business Unit. You will join a team of talented tech writers who work collaboratively with developers, quality engineers, and product managers to enable our customers to use our cancer treatment system.

Duties and Responsibilities
As Technical Writer, your responsibilities will be to:
  • Plan, develop and organize user manuals
  • Interview engineers, developers, project managers, study drawings & specifications to obtain an very good understanding of the products and the documentation requirements
  • Define the scope and objectives: identify the intended audiences, identify the information needing to be shared and adequate means to transmit it
  • Organize material and complete writing according to set standards regarding content exactness, clarity, conciseness, style and terminology
  • Focus on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Understand and maintain the information architecture of the manuals requiring a good level of abstraction





You have:
  • A proven first working experience in technical writing (3 years min.)
  • An excellent writing level in English language and an understanding of how to address non-native speakers
  • Attention for details
  • Strong overall organization skills: able to plan efficiently and multi-task
  • Good communication skills and team spirit
  • An ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Ideally, working knowledge of Author-it. Knowledge of Adobe FrameMaker is considered as an asset
  • A degree in a relevant subject or equivalent technical experience (Bachelor or engineering degree in electricity/electronics, electro-mechanical, biomedical or physics)
  • A knowledge of medical devices regulations is considered as an asset
  • A working knowledge of MS Office tools (mainly Excel, One Note and Teams) 
You are:
  • Resilient to stress when deadlines are short
  • Dynamic, rigorous and curious about complex technologies and crafts
  • Proactive in improving technical writing related matters





Who are we?
IBA is a listed company, headquartered in Belgium, and employs 1500 people across the globe mobilizing their skills and passion to Protect, Enhance and Save lives
We develop, manufacture and support innovative equipment and software solutions for diagnostic, cancer treatment, and industrial applications.  
Innovating for life since more than 30 years, IBA has opened new ways to diagnose and fight cancer and become the worldwide technology leader in the field of Proton Therapy, which is today the most advanced technologies treatment against cancer.  Our core particle accelerators knowledge is unparalleled, with 100,000 patients treated on our proton therapy solutions and over 550 accelerators in operation globally. 
One Mission, 4 business lines 
IBA ‘s world class expertise lies in the development of: 
next generation Proton Therapy technologies  
Radiopharmaceuticals providing oncology care providers with premium quality services and equipment 
Dosimetry advanced solutions for Quality Assurance of medical equipment and increased patient safety 
particle accelerators for the Industrial and medical world. 
Our 4 business lines are employing more than 1,500 passionate professionals worldwide dedicated to our Mission:  Protect, Enhance and Save lives. 

Sustainability commitment

As a company, we are focused on striking the right balance between our stakeholders: increasing our market share and the return for our shareholders, improving the quality of life of our customers, patients and employees, and contributing to the well-being of our society, while also maintaining and restoring our planet’s health.

Check out our webpage sustainability to find out more! 
Join us 
At IBA we dare to develop innovative solutions pushing back the limits of technology. We achieved worldwide recognition in our field by supplying the world's top oncologists with the most precise, cancer-defeating, technologies. 
If you are passionate, cause-driven, you can make this quest yours by joining our dedicated colleagues and give your career a new meaning. 





The identity of IBA is characterized by a group of colleagues driven by motivation, curiosity, creativity, the desire to learn on a daily basis, by technical challenges and above all by a highly developed team and family spirit that makes the daily life smoother and more enjoyable!
By joining a team of about 40 nationalities and working on more than 45 different sites on 3 continents, IBA offers you the opportunity of a meaningful career with a direct impact in the fight against cancer.​
We are driven by: ​
  • Innovating in a cutting-edge technology environment ​
  • Developing professional and personal skills by learning on the Job; by participating in challenging projects; top class courses ​
  • Evolving in a friendly culture environment based upon solid values (dare - share - care - be fair) ​
  • Acting autonomously and belonging to motivated teams with good work-life balance ​
  • Contributing to a company where sustainability, safety and well-being are key to our success

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Technical Writer

Region: Belgium Kind of contract: Open-ended Work regime: Fulltime Location: BE - Louvain-la-Neuve

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