Abbott Sr. Specialist Learning and Development - 1st Shift - Altavista, VA Plant in Altavista, Virginia
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.
Reporting directly to the Human Resources organization, this role is responsible for the day-to-day direction and actions related to developmental training and skill development at each site. Will ensure alignment with overall Developmental training strategy for the organization. In addition, will assist/back-up the site BHR.
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
This role is responsible for identifying site developmental training needs through gap analysis, building a developmental training roadmap and then implementing and monitoring the resulting training programs.
This position will support the following training efforts with the respective owners:
Talent Management (succession planning) analysis and action item identification for site personnel.
Operation Excellence tools and initiatives such as the Abbott Nutrition Supply Chain Front Line Leader development curriculums.
Performance Management training on key tools (growth plans, effective performance reviews, etc.).
Division-wide processes (onboarding, goals sharing, tool sharing etc.).
This position will serve as a consultant/change management resource for organizational initiatives as requested (competency assessments, etc.). Serve as the liaison with Corporate Learning &Development and partner to evaluate and identify requirements based on site needs. Development of shared training and development tools. Site Communication (web page creation / updates / additions, Café TV (Syman Vision), bulletin boards)
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, Organizational Development or Psychology preferred or equivalent experience. This is required to provide the technical and administrative requirements needed to coordinate and conduct training in a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals.
Incumbent should have proven experience as a trainer with a development focus. Understanding of effective teaching methodologies and tools. Strong communication, presentation and public speaking skills. Organizational and time management abilities. Incumbent must also utilize strategic planning skills and long range perspective in order to adequately prepare the organization for future demands.
Accountability / Scope/Budget:
Works under general supervision who reviews results for overall accuracy, completeness and soundness of technical judgment. Decisions or recommendations would typically achieve department / site objectives. Identifies training needs for the site and tracks effectiveness where applicable to ensure overall health of the training culture / tools. Drives functional performance that ensures the highest standards and established metrics for quality, customer service and regulatory compliance.
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