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Hill-Rom Technical Writer in Batesville, Indiana



  • Creates, develops, writes, and edits operational and instructional documents to support the end-users of company products; ensures that documents conform to existing department style guidelines as well as quality assurance and regulatory standards

  • Collaborates cross-functionally to plan, research, develop, and prepare publication plans for each assigned project that describe the scope, content, and intended audience of required documents

  • Assists in providing accurate cost and schedule estimates and manages the development and production of documents within budget on schedule

  • Conducts interviews with technical staff and other functional groups to gather information for projects while managing the creation, review, update, and release of technical communication deliverables

  • Provides rough drafts, sketches, and other appropriate inputs required by department illustrators to create illustrations and artwork for final documents

  • Revises existing documents to support product changes

  • Learns unfamiliar technical communication tools quickly, and possesses an aptitude for documenting complex technologies

  • Works with appropriate Tech Comm team members to obtain translation and delivery schedule estimates and share them with project teams

  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizes work appropriately to satisfy multiple project teams, and seeks assistance from Tech Comm colleagues as needed to resolve conflicting project demands



  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication or related field of study desired

  • Prefer 2-4 years of experience in technical writing

  • Proven writing and editing skills, with excellent attention to detail

  • Proven ability to adjust writing style and content according to audience needs, including clinicians/operators, technicians, and engineers

  • Proven skills with desktop publishing concepts and proficiency with commonly used publishing tools e.g., FrameMaker/Adobe Technical Communication Suite and Word

  • General knowledge of Technical Communication practices, techniques, and standards

  • Familiarity with production processes for print documents and web-based publications

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Proficient problem-solving skills

  • Effective Time Management; independently manage your time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently

Job: Research & Development

Primary Location: United States-Indiana-Batesville

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Posting Entity Hillrom

Req ID: 20124649