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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.

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%