Abbott Senior Trainer Global Service (Location: Irving, TX or Lake Forest, IL) in Irving, Texas

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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Primary Job Function:

Responsible for identifying, developing and implementing assigned business unit sales training in the following areas: products, category/market, and sales skills, supporting attainment of business unit sales goals.

Main Responsibilities:

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

Achievement of Sales Training objectives, goals, strategies and measures. Identification, authorship and implementation of assigned product and sales skill training for new hires and sales team members, to include product modules, sales aid annotations, case studies, etc supporting Ross' largest selling brands. Create and follow a developmental plan leading to positions of greater responsibility, to include Abbott New Leader, STAR and Crucial Conversations. Able to teach all components of UPD and apply them to training materials Create training materials addressing key competitive threats while maintaining current workload Ability to plan, organize and facilitate a training class


Knowledge of assigned products, markets and customers to ensure that effective training programs are identified, developed and implemented Accountable for achieving annual goals Annual review and updating of assigned training materials to reflect current priorities and strategies Able to identify and audit success vs key learning objectives

Minimum Education & Background:

BS/BA in business or science-related field to reflect educational level of customers being called on

Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals.

3-4 years as a sales representative in the healthcare or consumer package goods industries 1-2 years as an in-house or field-based trainer, or in a related sales support setting Ability to serve as an effective member of multi-disciplinary teams Ability to learn, understand and train highly technical concepts to sales team members Proficient in computer applications as needed by the position and to support Field Sales applications Experienced in adult learning principles and able to apply them for classroom and sales meeting training Demonstrated effectiveness at group presentation skills for the classroom and sales meetings Demonstrated effective written communications

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email