Production Training Coordinator

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.

About Abbott

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

The position of Production Training Coordinator is within our Infectious Disease Developed Markets business unit located at Scarborough, Maine. In this role you will provide administrative support to the production team in order to produce quality products, seek continuous improvement, and achieve established goals and targets for safety, quality, and productivity.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Works closely with the Operations Trainer to ensure all training objectives are met and lend support on priority projects.
  • Responsible for coordination and facilitation of training needs and documentation.
  • Responsible for accurately maintaining all paper and electronic training records.
  • Responsible for presenting trainings.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Develop and improve training tools to effectively train staff.
  • Assist in the facilitation of Orientation training and functions that support onboarding of new employees.
  • Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies.
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices.
  • Understands and is aware of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job.
  • Perform other duties & projects as assigned.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 3+ years' experience in professional environment
  • Prior experience using CGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices) and techniques.
  • Prior experience providing training.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications - Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.


Preferred
  • Associates degree or higher from a college or technical school in manufacturing or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Comprehensive understanding of operational excellence/lean principles and applications.
  • Comprehensive understanding of medical device manufacturing.
  • Demonstrate literacy and comprehension of standard operating procedures and manufacturing documents such as work orders, batch records and bill of materials.


Competencies
  • Ability to work successfully both as a member of a team and independently with moderate supervision.
  • Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet, database, manufacturing, and word processing software.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and building strategic relationships with coworkers.
  • Ability to problem solve and propose solutions with limited guidance
  • Ability to take and use constructive criticism when provided.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities


WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
  • 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: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

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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