Waters Corporation

  • Technical Training Specialist

    Req. #
    8418
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Category
    Production and Manufacturing
    Location
    US-MA-Taunton
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Description

    For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in over 100 countries around the world.

     

     

    Waters Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 

    Overview

    Waters Taunton, Massachusetts Operation is seeking a qualified candidate for a Technical Training Expert. The Technical Trainer is responsible for all training activities related to the manufacturing of chromatographic media.

    Responsibilities

    • 10-20 hrs per week performing hands-on training of operators, using this time to perform initial training approvals and recertification of previously trained operators
    • Initially perform major overhaul of work instructions to create a standard across all procedures. After initial rewrite, continually update and modify procedures. Review and rewrite R&D transferred procedures to match manufacturing standard
    • Perform monthly higher level presentations in different areas of manufacturing.
    • Manage and assess training documentation for all Manufacturing personnel
    • Build annual training programs and prepare teaching plans
    • Interact with internal and external auditors regarding training
    • Acclimate new hires to the business and conduct orientation sessions
    • Identify training needs for manufacturing personnel by evaluating strengths and weaknesses
    • Translate requirements into trainings that will prepare employees for the next step of their career path
    • Assess training effectiveness to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into employees work behavior
    • Periodically evaluate ongoing programs to ensure best practices are being employed

    Qualifications

     

     

    • BS degree in Training, Technical Writing, or technical discipline
    • Experience in a chemical manufacturing environment.
    • 5+yrs Technical writing experience
    • Experience leading a defined training program
    • Familiar with LEAN manufacturing principles
    • Experience with traditional and modern training methods
    • Experience giving training presentations
    • Occasional flexible schedule to cover training requirements across a three shift operation
    • Proficiency in MS Office, Excel and in database software

     

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