Learning System Facilitator

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 109,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 countries we serve.

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Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our location in Lake Forest, Illinois currently has an opportunity for a Learning System Facilitator. In this role, you will be the Subject Matter Expert on Goal Oriented Learning Systems including Learning Units, Verifications, Assessments and Certification Procedures. The Learning System Facilitator supports and promotes the Goal Oriented Learning Culture and provides training support to a large client area of diverse functional groups (i.e. R&D, Technical Support, Commercial, Finance etc).

  • Assist the Division in meeting the requirements of Division Training System, applicable ISO Standards and other external regulations.
  • Induction Management. Ongoing evaluation and implementation of continuous improvement on delivery of training.
  • Scheduling of courses as required.
  • Ongoing evaluation and implementation of continuous improvement on delivery of training.
  • Review and revise training documentation.
  • Maintain the plant Electronic Training Management System (ETMS) by performing some or all of the tasks within ETMS/ISOtrain.
  • Provide user and peer training on ETMS/ISOtrain
  • Provide ETMS support to the Division by answering queries, troubleshooting and providing guidance on best practice and efficiencies
  • Actively provide guidance to training team to maintain compliance to regulations.
  • Support audit readiness to ensure successful audit inspection results related to the learning system. Other supporting responsibilities include: timely preparation and close-out of CAPAs, provide staging room support as needed, timely response to audit requests, conducting internal self-audits and representing the Learning/Training function in audits as required.
  • Provide ongoing support to all areas in ADD to ensure compliance to ADD Training System. Provide support to projects where required.
  • Review and approve controlled documentation such as modules, OP's etc.
  • Actively participate in global learning events representing the Division.
  • Run and publish timely and accurate metrics to the Division.
  • Drive harmonization, simplification & continuous improvement of training processes and systems.


  • Bachelor's degree in Learning or closely related discipline preferred; or equivalent work experience and knowledge.
  • Thorough understanding of the Goal Oriented Learning and System Procedures. Strong interpersonal skills (within sites, across sites, between Divisions) .
  • Good presentation skills (learning concepts, data, projects, etc).
  • Communicate well with all levels of the organization.
  • Good analytical skills to demonstrate learning metrics.
  • Able to manage multiple client areas (R&D, Commercial, Quality, etc).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) .
  • Provides monthly reviews, status reports, and project summaries.

  • Previous Abbott experience preferred.
  • Previous customer service experience helpful


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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