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Introductory Technical Trainer – Global CAPA



Full Time

On Site


Columbus, Ohio, United States

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Introductory Technical Trainer – Global CAPA

Job Summary:

Supporting the Site, this role will report directly to the Sr. Technical Training Specialist and has a tactical focus on the day-to-day implementation and adherence to the site training process. They provide on the job training instruction for new team members. This role will partner and align with the overall technical training strategy for the organization. The individual will need to be flexible in their work schedule to accommodate the training needs of a multi-shift operation and the incumbent should anticipate routine presence on the off-shifts.

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
• 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, Medical Benefits start day 1
• Vacation – 3 weeks accrued vacation (1st yr is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
• Company Paid Pension Plan
• 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%
• The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Job Description:

Core Job Responsibilities
  • Organizes and maintains the onboarding session for new hires until they are endorsed to their respective departments
  • Facilitates training to new hires on their specific role requirements
  • Develops and maintains New Hire Onboarding Technical Training Curriculum Coordinates with leaders to identify training priorities for the new hires
  • Delivers the training program which includes instructor led, hands-on simulation, and hands-on on-the-job training
  • Collaborates with the Technical Training Specialists and subject matter experts when needed to ensure training materials are updated
  • Partner with area Technical Trainer in scheduling the cross-training of new hires to acquire required and additional skills and to build competency
  • Ability to transfer knowledge in operating / troubleshooting / maintaining systems and equipment
  • Partner with area Technical Trainer to conduct/coordinate OJT for team members new to the function / role or for periodic assessments of ongoing skills and demonstrated competency.
  • Partner with area Technical Trainer to monitor and track department training activities by area of support (OJT schedule adherence, cross-training, rotations).
  • Provides daily guidance and direction to personnel in training on task assignments and expectations.
  • Work to address new team member concerns related to their OJT training and tools.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities
  • Reports directly to the site’s Sr. Technical Training Specialist
  • Partners with the Site Sr. FLL and shift FLL’s
  • Provide support and coaching for Learning Mentors and SME’s.
Education & Experience
  • High School diploma required with higher education acceptable.
  • Experience as a Job Trainer or Learning Mentor preferred.
  • Proven ability to build relationships across multiple functions
  • Passion for training / mentorship
  • Proven track record in a self-directed work environment
  • Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills
  • Technical writing experience (i.e. job aides, procedures, etc…)
  • Mechanical aptitude required
  • Technical experience operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining equipment in a manufacturing environment
  • MS Office experience (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Experience in the food industry / regulated environment preferred

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