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Thermo Fisher Scientific Operations Training Specialist III in Topeka, Kansas

When you're a part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Division and Location:

Viral Vector Services is a dynamic gene and cell therapy contract development and manufacturing organization that is looking for leaders to bring the highest quality processes, products and testing to our clients. Our staff members are committed to making a difference in our organization, for our client partners and the patients we serve. We seek individuals with proven competencies and strong character to help lead our organization now and into the future.

Location: Remote position in the US

How will you make an Impact:

This is a critical senior role within Learning & Development, responsible for assessing the performance improvement needs of the organization, including training, and collaborating with cross-functional SMEs and stakeholders at all levels to design holistic performance solutions. This role will measure training effectiveness using performance KPIs, and help guide L&D's prioritization and planning, as well as influence organizational decisions regarding continuous improvement, performance, and learning and development. This role will support Global and Client audits as well as act as Project Manager for critical L&D organizational projects.

What will you do:

  • Provide performance consulting services to internal clients at all levels.

  • Attend deviation and post-audit meetings to help determine root causes, and performance improvement solutions.

  • Attend change control and project planning meetings to help determine training impact, resources, timing required, etc.

  • Apply industry best Human Performance concepts to help customers determine when training is appropriate to solve problems vs. other solutions.

  • Attend dept SQDCP meetings to understand future training needs/impact.

  • Collaborate with SMEs, system owners, to design & develop training following industry best practices in instructional design and methodologies.

  • Deliver training as needed.

  • Measure and report training effectiveness using appropriate performance metrics.

  • Facilitate training impact assessments for document changes.

  • Act as Project Manager for new projects impacting the field of L&D for VVS at the Global, Site and Group level.

  • Design/develop/streamline curricula and review training plans.

  • Champion continuous improvement throughout the L&D organization specifically in fields of LMS, e-DMS, and electronic systems.

  • Champion L&D initiatives and educate internal clients on L&D.

  • Drive continuous improvement of the L&D program toward achievement of a High Impact Learning Organization.

Oversee the Training Inbox and provide Customer service and guidance on ticket requests.

How will you get here:

Basic qualifications:

  • 5 - 8 years of Learning & Development experience.

  • 3+ years of cGMP/regulatory experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field

  • 5 years of experience developing/delivering training/presentations

  • Strong working knowledge of cGMP/21CFRPart11/other applicable regulations, and Risk Management principles

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interaction skills

  • Familiarity with Project Management basic skills and tools

  • 2+ years of experience with structured Instructional Design (e.g. ADDIE)

  • Experience supporting internal and external audits

  • 2+ years' experience facilitating root cause analysis using common RCA techniques

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience developing/deploying process improvement solutions (e.g. LEAN)

Physical Demands:

May be required to gown into cleanrooms.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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