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Technical Publications Manager 9/13/2016

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Palo Alto, CA

Company
Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
9987BR
AJE Ref #
576159313
Location
Palo Alto, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Position Title
Technical Publications Manager

Auto req ID
9987BR

Business Unit Name
Oncology Systems (ONCG)

Location-State
California

Location-City
Palo Alto

Job Type
Regular

Job Description
- Manages the preparation, production, and reproduction of company publications.
- Establishes priorities and oversees schedules to ensure timely delivery of documentation.
- Works cross-functionally with Product Management, Engineering and other groups to address documentation requirements across all products.
- Assists in defining standards, style, and terminology.
- Facilitates technical reviews with Product Management and Engineering.
- Reviews, recommends, and drives process improvements to ensure the Tech Pubs team is operating efficiently and effectively.
- Works with the manager to clearly define measurable phases or milestones.
- Manages the team, including hiring and training staff, and holding performance reviews.

EEO Policy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Job Requirements
- Ability, competence, and confidence to lead people.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Demonstrated success in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment
- Bachelor s degree in technical writing, journalism, communications or related field
- 5 years of related experience.
- One year or more of management experience or supervisory equivalent

Percentage of Travel Required
0-25%