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Danaher Corporation Manufacturing Technical Trainer in Lodi, California


Responsibilities of this role include developing, leading and coordination of training schedules, training compliance monitoring, training system improvements, and onboarding within the manufacturing team.

Technician Trainer support operations on the floor and is required to engage in Quality, Compliance, Safety and Continuous Improvement Initiatives.


  • Assist Supervisors/Training Specialists in coordinating, delivering, and monitoring training activities that directly affect manufacturing processes, including QSR/GMP compliance

  • Facilitate and deliver classroom training sessions

  • Develop and implement computer base training

  • Serve as the point of contact for specific learning programs, as assigned.

  • Facilitate focus groups and conduct needs assessments, under the guidance of management

  • Serve as back-up Learning Management System Administrator (eLMS).

  • Maintains and generate all Manufacturing personnel records of training activities, on the job training records and certification

  • Communicate frequently; reporting on audit findings, Associates feedback and individual performance results to management.

  • Ensure compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), Standard Work (SW) and Work Instructions (WI’s)

  • Support training for all key personnel and end users

  • Achieve a high level of Associates satisfaction from training sessions

  • Teaches and models technical skills, concepts, resources and tools

  • Assists participants in developing specific skills related to the process

  • Provides individual instruction and training as needed

  • Assesses needs of participants and modifies class content or teaching methods to meet those needs.

  • Applies evidence-based education techniques in teaching methods.

  • Answers questions and provides training participants with appropriate resources of information.

  • Arranges and coordinates room set-up, availability of materials and audio/visual equipment.

  • Administers and collects class evaluation forms and assessments

  • Conducts follow-up and monitor progress of trainees

  • Become a recognized expert in technical areas and including competencies to answer a wide range of questions regarding Manufacturing processes

  • Maintains and promotes knowledge and utilization of resources related to Manufacturing process

  • Completes required continuous training and education such as those related to workplace safety, legal and regulatory compliance, accreditation and licenser requirements and department specific requirements

  • Perform regular floor audits

  • 80% on the manufacturing floor and 20% administrative work


Education or Experience (in years):

  • High School degree (or equivalent) with 4+ years manufacturing experience with training experience and advance computer proficiency. Preferably in an ISO 9001 certified medical device company and proven knowledge of GMP/QSR/FDA/ISO regulations and compliance requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field with advance computer proficiency and social skills.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Experience in compiling data to support metrics analyzing current process.

  • Experience in using precision tools

  • Experience in program development and creation

  • Knowledgeable in Advanced Microsoft Office software.

  • Ability to interface effectively with a cross-functional team environment.

  • Strong attention to details skills.

  • Ability to use tools such as magnifying glass, and other handheld tools

  • Ability to work and communicate with people at all levels from assemblers to engineers to management

  • Proficiency on PC, MS-Word, Powerpoint and MS-EXCEL

  • Ability to communicate effectively and facilitate group trainings.

Physical requirements/abilities:

Posture and Movement equal to but not less than requirement of the following:


1-2 hours

2-4 hours

4-6 hours

6-8 hours










  • Understand basic Manufacturing processing and the relation to defects.

  • Must have basic inspection techniques.

  • Intermediate knowledge and experience with SAP/MES ERP.

  • 4+ years manufacturing experience preferably in an ISO 9001 certified medical device company and proven knowledge of GMP/QSR/FDA/ISO regulations and compliance requirements.

  • Experience in a Quality Environment

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.