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EHS Technical Trainer

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Altavista
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac--, PediaSure--, Pedialyte--, Ensure--, Glucerna-- and ZonePerfect-- - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life. Our location in Altavista VA currently has an opportunity for an EHS Technical Trainer. This site is Abbott's largest Nutrition manufacturing plant in the world. But working here, you'll feel part of a family - a family of 650+ that works together to help nourish the world. WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Partner with site EHS to determine site / departmental training needs and develop associated training programs. This includes evaluating compliance regulations and interpreting how they affect the site operation.
  • Support EHS in monitoring and assessing compliance to technical standards, site / departmental safety rules and OSHA guidelines.
  • Remain current on new and / or updated regulations and train new and existing team members on updates as needed.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive training plans to close any identified EHS gaps. This includes the development of sustainability plans as needed for EHS training.
  • Conduct needed train-the-trainer sessions to allow other site employees to assist with safety training as needed. External certification may be required prior to conducting train-the-trainer sessions.
  • Adjust existing training programs for improved delivery and effectivity.
  • Deliver and / or coordinate safety training for team members to include periodic assessments of ongoing skills and demonstrated competency.
  • Provide SME insight and support in updates to safety related training materials as periodic reviews occur.
  • Responsible for the development of instructional materials.
  • Educate new team members on their roles and responsibilities regarding workplace safety.
  • Partner with site EHS to ensure implementation and training compliance with site safety training programs.
  • Provide input to the Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) for new equipment and equipment upgrades at the site and ensure JHAs are incorporated into the on-the-job training (OJT) process. Partner with site Technical Training Specialists to monitor and track safety related OJT.
  • Address team member concerns related to safety training.
  • Support EHS in ensuring that the site training processes are followed and adhered to by site personnel.
  • Ensure periodic safety assessments on critical tasks are complete and documented with any action items outlined for gaps.
  • Develop and track any needed safety training metrics.
  • Ensure compliance with Site, Division, and Corporate Training and EHS policies. Ensure safety training records remain audit ready. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRINGRequired
    • High School Diploma / GED
    • Minimum 2 years of industrial experience Preferred
      • Higher education and experience in industrial safety preferred WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
        • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
        • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
        • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
        • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
        • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
        • Paid time off
        • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
        • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at , on Facebook at and on

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Roanoke , EHS Technical Trainer, Human Resources , Altavista, Virginia

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