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Labelling Lead in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/22/2019

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Labelling Lead


The Labelling Specialist will revise product labels using specialized software and processes. This role is responsible for proofreading revised labels for self and other team members to verify that content is up to date per inputs.

This Labelling Specialist will also support administrative process to obtain language translations from an external service provider.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Support multiple simultaneous translation projects for product labels and Instructions For Use (IFUs).
  • Support software engineers with translations of graphical user interfaces (GUI).
  • Support translation strategies that satisfy international labeling needs for Business Units including Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Inform new product development teams on relevant aspects of the translation process such as requirements, costs, and timelines.
  • Report to internal customers level of risk for “at-risk” investment of pre-approved English text and communicate impact of language translation for alignment with project timelines.
  • Process language translations in an efficient and timely manner through collaboration with an external translation service. Report estimates, and costs associated with translations to manager.
  • Review labels and IFUs for completeness and presentation.
  • Utilize a variety of specialized software to support labels and IFUs: desktop publishing, specialized label software, translation management software, PLM/CMS system for labeling releases/updates. Perform troubleshooting of electronic files as needed.
  • Work closely with label designers to create and maintain new and legacy product labels.
  • As needed, engage in support activities related to publication of IFUs to eIFU website.
  • Initiate/assist with departmental continuous improvement endeavors.
  • Track data/metrics associated with translation projects.
  • May assist with internal and external regulatory audits.
  • May provide reviews of regulatory documents to ensure medical device labeling references are correct.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Data Management, Procurement, General Business Management, Regulatory Sciences, or equivalent
  • Preferred experience navigating challenges related to language translation
  • Preferred experience working with XML, DITA, HTML, Arbortext Editor, and labeling software
  • Preferred experience in a regulated industry, experience in translation and localization projects and experience with an external service supplier
  • Strong organizational and time management practices
  • Commitment to professional customer service
  • Strong interest in language translation and international communication
  • Technical understanding of localization and internationalization
  • Independence in carrying out assigned tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication; knowledge of non-English language could be an asset but is not required
  • Proven ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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