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Technical Writer

Philips Group Innovation

9049768 | HIGH TECH CAMPUS, EINDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

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

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. 


• 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: 
o Microsoft Word 
o Microsoft Visio 
• You have experience in working with TPD systems, and version control. 
• You are fluently in Dutch and English, German is a preference. 


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals. Working as a high tech professional within Yacht means you will work on interesting and challenging long term projects for our clients in the Dutch “Brainport” Eindhoven region, mainly on projects at our clients’ Research & Development departments. Our Brainport region is considered to be the smartest region in the world! We cooperate with high tech companies that work on the cutting edge of technology. To give you an example of our portfolio: ASML, Philips Healthcare, Philips Lighting, Philips Research, TNO, FEI company, DAF, VDL ETG, Océ and many others.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Peter Groeneveld via telefoonnummer 06-53815170

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