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Danaher Corporation OPERATIONS TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT LEADER in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you'll do

This position is designed to provide leadership in training & development for the BioPharma Operations team with a focus on activities at our manufacturing site located in Cardiff, UK with additional opportunities to drive global improvements. Be part of a growing business, in a great opportunity for an experienced facilitator with practical operations skills, and a passion for developing front-line leaders in a LEAN manufacturing environment. The Operations Training & Development Leader will be responsible for delivering skill based, technical and developmental training experiences to support the current and long term needs of the organization. This individual will lead and support projects related to learning & development through a variety of methods to increase participant effectiveness.

  • Drive increased industry education for operations teams

  • Work closely with the GCS EMEA L&D lead to agree strategy , roadmap and training standards.

  • Identify gaps in training / expectations of associates and leaders, and collaborate with stakeholders to identify and implement training and development opportunities.

  • Form relationships with key stakeholders, including subject matter experts, and the wider organization to execute needs and strategy of the business.

  • Identify / create and facilitate material for Cytiva Learning LMS.

  • Identify / create and facilitate material to improve interpersonal skills for leaders and operations associates.

  • Utilize and develop tools to improve problem solving skillsets for all operations associates.

  • Implement and manage the structured onboarding for Operations team members, providing them with a solid foundation and knowledge of the business, processes, and culture.

  • Support front line leaders in operations maximizing the development of all Operations teams through aligning learning objectives with the correct development opportunity.

  • Lead trainers and coordinators in delivering the training content and meeting site training objectives around the world.

Who you are

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in a related field (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 6 years of related experience)

  • Minimum of 5 additional years of experience in training, development, or facilitation.

  • High standard of communication, both verbal and written

  • Articulate, confident, and experienced in facilitation

  • Business level English

  • Able to work in a matrix environment with multiple stakeholders. Developing strong relationships with key stakeholders.

  • Solid Influencing skills - excellent interpersonal, consulting and engagement skills

  • Ability to plan and manage a range of priorities, and deliver projects to deadline, within an agreed/defined standard

  • Foundation knowledge of operations environments.

  • Ability to identify new and creative solutions to business challenges

  • Must be willing and able to work out of the Cardiff, Wales facility

• Experience working / leading in Lean manufacturing environments

• Experience creating & deploying training and leadership development programs

• Background in various training methods including Training within Industry (TWI)

• Master’s degree in a related field

• Certification as a trainer and/or coach

• Formal training on train-the-trainer courses

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 68,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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