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Danaher Corporation Senior Trainer, Manufacturing Operations in Westborough, Massachusetts

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. Your health and wellbeing are important to us and together we will not compromise on safety in the workplace or the environment.

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

The Senior Trainer, Manufacturing Operations is designed to provide leadership in training and development for the Westborough & Shrewsbury teams with a focus on activities at local manufacturing site with additional opportunities to drive global improvements. A great opportunity for an experience facilitator with practical operations skills, and a passion for developing front-line leaders in a LEAN manufacturing environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for timely delivery of skill based, technical and development training experiences to support the current and long-term needs of the organization.

  • 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 class and/or eLearning for various levels of the organization.

  • Support front line leaders in operations maximizing the development of all Operations teams.

  • Plan and coordinate all aspects of classroom and/or eLearning programs or modules.

  • Arrange on-the-job learning activities to promote deeper learning of concepts.

  • Coach and mentor through 1 on 1 development sessions.

  • Develop and conduct course assessments.

  • Maintain a high level of energy and enthusiasm leading multi-module programs over extended periods of time.

  • Quickly and accurately assess, coach and develop individuals throughout the learning process to ensure understanding.

  • World class facilitation and curriculum delivery.

  • Develop culture of process discipline around lean tools and concepts and adhere to cGMP guidelines.

  • Share knowledge and experience of lean tools including, Daily Visual Management, Hoshin Kanri, Standard Work, Problem Solving, Waste Elimination, Efficiency Improvement and Servant Leadership.

  • Conduct evaluations and monitor success of participants and overall program.

  • Learn and utilize the learning management system (LMS)

  • Lead and support projects related to learning & development through a variety of methods to increase participant effectiveness.

  • Support weekend and off-shift trainings as needed.

    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 10 years of related experience)

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in leading people, coaching, learning and development, and/or facilitation.

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in Lean Manufacturing, DBS or Toyota Production System with experience working / leading in Lean manufacturing environments

  • Experience creating and deploying training and leadership development programs or certification as a trainer/coach preferred

  • Formal training on train-the-trainer courses preferred

  • Articulate, confident, and experienced in facilitation with the ability to communicate within business-minded and strategic operations understanding.

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

  • Exceptional influencing skills – excellent interpersonal and engagement skills

  • Ability to identify new and creative solutions to business challenges.

  • High Standard of communication, both verbal and written.

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.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. 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.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.