Learning Manager

Hillsboro, Oregon
United States

Job ID: 2566349138

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The Position

The Manager of the Hillsboro Learning Solutions team manages the Learning function for the Hillsboro (HTO) site. The manager is responsible for leading the development, execution and documentation of training programs at HTO, for all levels, including compliance trainings, professional development and capability building.  This position is on the leadership team of the Business Support and Operational Excellence department, and as such, plays a key role in the development of HTO’s workforce to ensure successful delivery of the site’s mission, goals and strategy.
Key Responsibilities:
Leadership & People Management:
  • Embody PT lean leadership principles and methods
  • Be an active and visible change agent, fostering a flexible and open mindset to new opportunities and continuous improvement
  • Ensure timely and effective communication
  • Create an environment of strong team spirit and high motivation
  • Be a strong representative of HTO in the PT learning network, promoting best practice sharing and adoption aimed at continuously improving network standard processes
  • Manages and deploys a group of technical training professionals to develop and deploy training across HTO
  • Coach and develop staff via effective development planning. Manage the performance planning process for direct reports.
  • Coach internal instructors on delivering classroom content.
  • Develops and manages an annual site training budget and provides longer-term training budget projections. Manages spending against the approved annual budget. Participate in the business review and budget development process for HTO.
  • Active membership on the Business Support & Operational Excellence Leadership Team and the HTO site Extended Leadership Teams
  • Leading the development, coordination, delivery and continuous improvement of training programs at the site, including, but not limited to: cGMP operations, business systems, leadership and employee development, program and project management capabilities, organizational change management
  • Get insights regarding business objectives, collect and analyze training needs, in development of the training strategy and training programs based on the needs of the organization
  • Training administration / logistics, new hire and contractor onboarding and overall training at the site ensuring a compliant cGMP training environment and documentation system across the site, including Manufacturing, Quality, Facilities & Engineering, MSAT and Materials Management
  • Actively participate in, and ensure, sharing of training activities within the PT network, evaluate new network training initiatives and local implementation at HTO
  • Ensure compliance with global training and development standards and processes and is responsible to represent this system to regulatory agencies
  • Actively manage and ensure effectiveness of department work processes and systems, with a focus on continuous improvement.  Develop KPI's that measure the effectiveness of training programs
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of learning solutions, platform/system and programs, and ensure their continuous alignment to business goals.
  • Remain current in industry and sector best practices and approaches around training development and deployment
  • Participate in, and influence, the development of the workforce plan as part of the HTO site strategy and incorporate these elements into the site training programs, in close collaboration with HR and site management.

Who You Are

  • Strong networking skills and a focus on cross functional collaboration
  • Ability to communicate effectively up and down, at all levels of the organization, teach and present complex and/or new ideas with clarity and simplicity.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, customer focus, process orientation, systems approach
  • Makes quality decisions and resolves problems rapidly
  • Looks ahead to predict future impacts to the operations and is able to develop recommendations to Senior Management based on business case and analytical data.
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills with the ability to multitask and adapt.
  • Able to deliver results despite shifting environment.
  • Takes accountability for actions, drives results, and learns from mistakes.
  • Is direct and truthful and delivers on promises, goals, and expectations.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to manage the details required for successful execution and change agent.
  • BA/BS degree in training or technical related field required. A Masters degree in instructional design, organization behavior, adult education, or relevant area/experience highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing, cGMP's and compliance required.
  • Minimum 8 to 10 years in relevant experience and 3 to 5 years in an FDA regulated environment preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Experience in managing the learning design and development process in a corporate setting.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of advanced instructional principles, methods, techniques, and standards, as well as, knowledge of current and emerging trends in learning design and development.
  • Background in organizational change management desired

Who We Are

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