Technical Writer

  • Aanbod Max. € 60,000
  • Functiegroep Energie
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8263400
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER, In dienst van opdrachtgever, Interim / ZZP
  • Branche Medical & Health, High Tech, Media

Over deze vacature

As a technical writer you will work in a multi-disciplinary project team of highly skilled technical experts from both Philips Innovation Services and our customer. The team works on a project where two high-end mechatronic modules are designed and build. All modules will be integrated at customer site into one (large) tool.


  • As a technical writer you make detailed instructions for installation, for use by operator, and for service
  • Deliverables are: Installation manual, User manual, Service manual. All in English text with sufficient illustrations. All manuals must be conform CE requirements and regulations
  • A lot of information is available within the team, you have to collect it, structure it, document it, and visualize where needed
  • You must have knowledge of the EU Machine Directive, and requirements for CE marking
  • The manuals will be translated to German. It is a preference when you can read German and review the translations


With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women's health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor's office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare's unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision making.

The Mechatronic Equipment department of Philips Innovation Services (PInS) is responsible for specification, design and realization of high-end mechatronic solutions.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Program with a personal coach
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


  • You have a Bachelor degree in engineering
  • You have experience with working in a high-tech environment
  • You have experience in technical writing, and setting up a system for manuals
  • You know what is needed in the different manuals as mentioned, conforming CE regulations
  • You have ‘a feeling’ for describing complex systems, installation instructions, and operational activities
  • You are a proven team player, take initiative, are flexible
  • You have your work reviewed
  • You have a customer centric attitude
  • You are able to make a work break down and a planning for your own work
  • You have experience in working with:
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Visio
  • You have experience in working with TPD systems, and version control
  • You are fluently in Dutch and English, German is a preference