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Abbott Training Coordinator in Westfield, Indiana

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

This position will be based in Westfield, IN. However, there will be an initial training period of up to 12 months in Menlo Park, CA. Applicant must be able to spend up to 12 months in Menlo Park before transferring to Westfield location.

Summary:

Develops and implements site strategy for manufacturing training. Directs, plans and implements projects to ensure the manufacture of high quality product and to facilitate compliance with regulatory requirements.

Core Responsibilities:

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Identifies and executes learning programs to support learning and skill needs of the manufacturing operation

  • Contributes to an environment of continuous improvement: Identifies, develops and implements projects and processes to improve training quality.

  • Interacts with internal and external customers, by meeting regularly, responding to requests and explainingprocedures Interprets and executes policies that affect work processes and personnel within the assigned organizational unit.

  • Contributes to the development of operational policies and procedures that affect personnel within theassigned organizational unit.

  • Monitors compliance training with company policies and procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, EEOregulations etc).

  • Translates department goals into individual objectives and PEX goals

  • Represents Abbott during external and internal audits of training policies, projects anddocumentation Understands the sites training needs, keeps informed of best practice within industry and develops bestpractice training system for manufacturing and non-manufacturing personnel on site

  • Provides guidance on overall training strategy for all activities on site Liaises with other Abbott facilities/departments to ensure consistent training approach on similar activitiesacross different sites/departments Key contact with other Abbott facilities in relation to changes to training policies and procedures Works with other Managers and Supervisors to identify training requirements in relation to their job functionand develops training programs to meet these requirements

Accountability/Scope:

Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)- Monitors progress of exempt individuals, teams, supervisors or nonexempt technical individuals toward departmental goals; monitors costs of projects and of human and material resources within a department or unit; monitors external environment in area of technical or professional responsibility. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.

Cognitive Skills- Develops and/or identifies new work processes and the improved utilization of human and material resources within the assigned area or related departments; facilitates others involvement in the continuous improvement program; investigates and solves problems that impact work processes and personnel within the assigned unit.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Advanced degree preferred.

Minimum Experience/ Training Required:

Influence/Leadership- Promotes the attainment of group goals by selecting, motivating, and training capable staff. Provides leadership to assigned units by communicating and providing guidance toward achieving group objectives.

Planning/Organization- Schedules human and material resources within a group or section in conjunction with near-term plans to ensure their availability; carries out operations within an established budget.

Decision Making/Impact- Assignments are expressed in the form of tasks and objectives; generally makes dayto-day decisions within established guidelines regarding work processes or schedules in order to achieve the program objectives established by senior management; consequences of erroneous decisions would normally result in serious delays to assigned projects or operations with substantial expenditure of time, human resources, and funds, without jeopardizing future business activity.

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 corpjat@abbott.com

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