Senior Engineering Documentation Specialist

Lakemba, New South Wales, au
Company: Cochlear
Category: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Published on 2021-07-28 19:15:52

About Us

Imagine using your experience to help people around the world to hear again. We can offer a unique opportunity to join Cochlear, an iconic Australian company, leading the world in implantable hearing solutions. Cochlear is the global market leader in implant hearing solutions and is a top 50 company on the ASX. Our mission is to help more people to hear and experience life’s opportunities.

The Opportunity

The essential purpose of this role is to work with R&D project teams to establish strategic and structured approaches to the planning and delivery of product development documentation. This role will ensure that the creation of R&D documentation follows a consistent approach, results in reduced documentation effort where applicable, maximises document reusability across projects, reduces the duplication of information across documents and results in high quality documentation meeting the needs of relevant stakeholders.


Establish and maintain documentation structures and information strategies

  • Develop and maintain a documentation framework defining the applicable documentation structures and the mapping of information to those structures.
  • Ensure that documentation structures result in consistency, reduction of information duplication and maximises documentation re-use across projects.
  • Act as the point of contact and liaise with relevant documentation stakeholders external to R&D where applicable (Regulatory, Quality, Marketing, Clinical).
  • Collaborate with documentation end-users to ensure the resulting documentation is effective in content, structure and accuracy.
  • Guide and support project teams to plan and deliver high quality documentation

  • Collaborate with project teams to develop project documentation plans.
  • Contribute to the creation and development of engineering design descriptive content where applicable.
  • Write high quality and high-level project documentation requiring documentation specialist expertise.
  • Merge and adapt existing documentation to establish the correct documentation framework for project teams as needed.
  • About You

    Ideally you will have:

  • A degree in science or engineering
  • Excellent technical writing skills with the ability to write high quality documentation
  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment e.g. medical or defence
  • Experience working on engineering documentation
  • Cochlear Summary

    Cochlear’s mission is to help people hear and be heard. Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives. Learn and grow with us as we tackle the most complex challenges in helping people to Hear Now. And Always.

    If you feel that you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role and take on new challenges to build your career with Cochlear, please start your application by clicking the apply button below.


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