Stryker EU MDR Labeling Administrator - IRE-1 in Carrigtwohill, Ireland

EU MDR Labeling Administrator

Position Summary:

Support language translations for medical device labeling and support label and Instructions for Use (IFU) needs related to translation management and compliance. As a member of the Technical Publications team, support R&D Business Units and Regulatory Affairs to meet requirements for global product distribution.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Modify medical device labeling to make them compliant to the new EU Medical Device Regulations per direction of a project lead.

  • Use specialized labeling software to create/modify label formats and enter label content into a structured database.

  • Change out label stock in label printers.

  • Conduct label bar code verification/grading activity.

  • May prepare cover letters and send label content to an external service to obtain language translations for labels.

  • Prepare associated engineering document which presents label and associated label material.

  • Proofread modified labels/engineering print for self and other team members verifying that content is properly updated per inputs.

  • Support change management documentation workflows in PLM system to archive labels.

  • May support related regulatory product Technical Documents to identify completed sets of labels associated with specific product groupings to provide evidence of compliance.

  • Meet project milestones. The project is time-sensitive. Grouped assignments will be deadline driven.

  • Support multiple simultaneous translation projects for product labels and Instructions for Use (IFUs). Facilitate 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 or equivalent.

  • 0-3 years translation/ labeling project management experience.

  • Strong organizational and time management practices.

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects.

  • Detail orientation with the ability to multitask.

  • Solid problem solving and analytical ability.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Solid database data entry.

  • Experience with content management systems (such as PTC Windchill).

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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