Insulet Corporation

  • Training Manager - Manufacturing

    Job Locations US-MA-Acton | US-MA-Acton
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/9/2018 4:14 PM)
    Manufacturing Engineering / Supply Chain / Operations
  • Position Summary

    Our highly automated manufacturing facility in Acton will showcase talented professionals, world-class technologies and innovative solutions that “power” the quality and performance of Insulet Corporation’s unique drug delivery devices.  The Training Manager will be a critical contributor in a mission that truly represents an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join a company that is making significant investments in establishing US manufacturing, expanding internationally, and delivering a consistent cadence of product innovations to the market and investing in its people. This position will also have the unique opportunity to design training “from the ground up” and deliver competency and functional based training to the operations team 2018 and beyond.


    The Acton, MA site will become the global business and product development site with all commercial and business functions co-located with all technical disciplines.  This offers a broad range of career and experience building opportunities. Our work is exciting, innovative, and meaningful and all who join have the ability to make an impact – both professionally and personally.


    Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) is an innovative medical device company dedicated to making the lives of people with diabetes easier. Through its OmniPod Insulin Management System, Insulet seeks to expand the use of insulin pump therapy among people with insulin-dependent diabetes.  Insulet's Delivery Systems business also partners with global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to tailor the OmniPod technology platform for the delivery of subcutaneous drugs across multiple therapeutic areas. 


    Insulet is one of the top 5 fastest growing medical device companies in Massachusetts. 




    The Training Manager is responsible for designing, leading, and maintaining the Acton Manufacturing Certification Platform which includes partnering with internal and external business partners to identify training needs, develop curriculum, deliver training, and measure on-going effectiveness. This role is expected to identify program gaps and develop cohesive, innovative and effective training deliverables, which will include the creation of content and documentation of manufacturing processes and SOPs.


    • Develops and maintains an onboarding training program that includes both the technical and personnel programs.
    • Conducts on-going and comprehensive documentation and training needs assessment ensuring continuous improvement to existing training programs. Reviews and evaluates training program and materials to ensure compliance with applicable FDA and regulatory agency requirements and guidance documents.
    • Designs and implements competency-based and/or technical-based certification training program in support of Acton Manufacturing Facility and GMPs.
    • Design and develop Quality System focused on-boarding orientation.
    • Develops and maintains training plans for each level and functional area of Acton manufacturing team. Establish and maintain training scorecards and certification files.
    • Develops and maintains training plans to enable technicians the opportunity to cross-train and develop additional skills to advance within or across functions.
    • Develop and analyze KPIs and metrics to evaluate program effectiveness and to ensure business performance is positively impacted.
    • In communication with business process owners and subject matter experts, design learning, implementation and communication plans ensuring sustainability of training on a regular basis.
    • Partner with functional areas to conduct ongoing needs analysis, training effectiveness checks, learning transfer, and trend results.
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Education and Experience

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelors Degree
    • Minimum 4 years training management experience including facilitation and curriculum development


    Preferred Skills and Competencies:       

    • At least 4 years in manufacturing/quality training environment, FDA regulated business
    • Demonstrated experience delivering and measuring a wide range of training (technical and soft skills) to a wide range of employees in a manufacturing environment
    • Experience working across the whole training lifecycle, including needs analysis, design, delivery and evaluation
    • Strong facilitation skills, team building, coaching, organization and leadership skills
    • Experience developing, delivering and assessing classroom, computer-based, and competency based function training
    • Strong knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe products
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Confident, independent, self-starter, proactive, and results-oriented with high performance standards
    • Effective communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively solve problems, and implement practical solutions in a dynamic and innovating environment


             Physical Requirements (if applicable):        

    • International travel up to 50% may be required during first 4-6 months.


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