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.
Abbott's STURGIS, MICH., location is an award-winning nutrition manufacturing plant, which recently celebrated its 70th anniversary as part of the community. Working here, you'll feel part of a family - a family of 400 that works together to help nourish the world.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Analyze the organizational training gaps through needs assessments to support the design, development and delivery of learning and development programs.
Establish an overall employee developmental training strategy based on the organizations needs
Design and develop employee training programs that successfully align with the organization's strategic goals and objectives
Establish, refine and monitor key performance indicators to measure the impact and effectivity of learning experiences
Responsible for the following employee development efforts:
Provide oversight for new hire orientation and new employee onboarding experience
Provide guidance and support for employee development planning process
Establish training cycle to ensure leaders and employees are proficient with standardized processes (performance assessment, self-assessments, development planning, goals setting, talent management)
Manage developmental experiences such as Job Shadowing, Mentoring and Learning Gig programs
Direct oversight for intern and professional development (PDP) programs
Partner and collaborate with site leaders on the learning needs of the organization and establish training action plans to close gaps
Utilize a variety of the training methodologies, techniques, concepts, learning tools, and practices to ensure maximum effectiveness of training programs
Serve as a consultant/change management resource for organizational initiatives as requested
Establish external partnerships with local high schools, technical schools, colleges and universities
Promote employee development programs, tools and resources through a variety of mediums (SharePoint site, monitors, email, bulletin boards).
Assist/back-up the site Human Resources Manager.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources, Organizational Development or Psychology preferred or equivalent experience.
Understanding of effective teaching methodologies and tools.
Strong communication (written and verbal), presentation and public speaking skills.
Organizational and time management abilities.
Demonstrated ability to successfully develop and deliver training programs
High energy, enthusiastic, motivational training style
Strong organizational, planning, project management, problem resolution, communication, facilitation, and influencing skills
Self-starter with strong sense of ownership and ability to work autonomously
Ability to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team
Excellent creative and conceptual thinking abilities
Highly computer literate with in-depth knowledge of MS office and web-based systems
Knowledge and experience with Human Resources practices
Proven experience as a trainer with a focus on employee development
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
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.
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.