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Technical Writer

Turku, Finland

On the R&D team, you’ll join 700 scientists, researchers, clinicians, software developers, data scientists and engineers who work in all phases of the product development lifecycle – including concept, planning, development and validation on new product launches and patents. Together, you’ll build next-generation solutions that contribute to food safety, diagnostic innovations, drug development, big data technologies and more. The future of environmental, human and life sciences is up to you.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel

Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in R&D at PerkinElmer.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Innovative

Employee Quote

There is a deep mutual respect for each other’s skills and contributions. Whether it’s taking on a new process skill or a new software skill, we are always moving forward so you never get bored – that’s what makes it exciting even after 30 years.

Jay Ives, Sr. Manager, Spectroscopy R&D


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Location(s) Turku, Finland Status Regular Job ID JR-023579

PerkinElmer is currently looking for a

Multilingual services / Turku, Finland

PerkinElmer’s commitment to scientific innovation is at the heart of everything we do. In PerkinElmer meaningful work arises to a whole new level. When working with us you really have the opportunity to make a positive impact on babies’ and mothers‘ lives.

Our multilingual services coordinate translation and technical documentation for our products including kits, instruments and software. We have recently welcomed one new colleague to this team of professionals, but we still have room for one more!

Are you this trained technical writer with experience in DITA who we are looking for?

Role description:

  • Planning and creating user-oriented documentation for a wide range of products
  • Proofreading and editing
  • Work collaboratively with translation coordination colleagues and other people in various functions, e.g. system engineers and customer services
  • Ensure quality and timely delivery of documentations

Role requirements:

  • Experience in technical writing and working with DITA
  • Excellent or native level written and verbal skills in English
  • At least moderate Finnish skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and at times under pressure
  • Knowledge of life sciences is seen as an advantage

What we offer:

  • Purposeful & inspirational environment
  • Dynamic culture in which customers are at the forefront 
  • Being part of a highly qualified team that is committed to excellence  
  • Access to cutting-edge expertise through which you can make positive impact in the world around us

Please apply as soon as possible, by latest December 8th, 2021 via the link below. Please note, that we will start interviews as soon as we find suitable candidates. For further information, please contact Team Leader Anne Kulmala,  tel. +358 50 4124 621, preferably on November 30th at 14 to 15 or December 2nd at 10 to 11.


Join us today – For the better!

PerkinElmer is the global leader in Reproductive Health, including maternal, fetal and newborn testing. The Turku Site, with 650 employees, represents one of PerkinElmer’s major manufacturing and product development sites for newborn and maternal fetal health screening. As the global market leader in newborn screening, our solutions have tested over 560 million babies worldwide for life-threatening diseases.

PerkinElmer is a drug free employer and a medical examination for new employees includes a drug test.

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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