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(Archived) Training Specialist

Last Updated: 2/12/21

Job Description

Training Specialist


  • Develop, implement and lead site training system and procedures to assure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.


  • Partner with Team Leaders to develop and assure job function curricula are in place for all colleagues.
  • Ensure documentation practices are in place and the learning management system is implemented to monitor and maintain training requirements, history and qualifications.
  • Ensure ongoing GMP education programs are delivered to all employees, complaint with global regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure instructional design techniques and principles are applied to support GMP, job skills, and procedural training.
  • Work with management teams to ensure programs are in place to support and measure technical skill development.
  • Ensure that effective orientation programs are in place.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training system and programs.
  • Partner with site management and Center Technical Learning and Capability team to effectively assess needs, design, develop, implement and measure performance improvement programs and learning solutions, aligned with business goals and strategies.
  • Work with other Zoetis groups to support other learning initiatives, as needed.
  • Delivers learning solutions in a manner that engages the learner and produces desired outcomes.
  • Designs learning interventions to meet needs, analyzing the right solution, methodologies and technologies to maximize the learning experience.
  • Provides administration of the site’s Learning Management System. Ensures the training system complies with Zoetis Quality standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Works with site leadership to analyze business needs and develop and monitor a technical learning plan.
  • Works with auditors and inspectors to represent and explain the Training Quality System.


  • Site Management
  • Regualtory
  • EHS
  • HR

Financial Accountability

  • NA


No colleagues are managed as part of performing this role.


  • Indicate the formal education, certification or license required and/or preferred. Include the minimum number of years of relevant experience required for the position (where legally permissible).
  • The position requires a BS/BA degree or equivalent in a related field with 5 years experience or M.S with 3 years experience.
  • Training and/or Instructional Design certifications are preferred.
  • Instructional design and program development. Training and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. Knowledge of documentation systems and Learning Management Systems such as Plateau or Master Control.
  • Microsoft office suite capabilities.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing/ medical device environment preferred. Knowledge of medical device manufacturing and regulatory compliance a plus.
  • Experience with 21CFR820 QSR system and ISO 13485 Preferred


Develops, directs and leads technical learning training functions at the Union City site. Accountable for the Training Quality System, development and implementation of site technical training plans, analysis of technical needs and implementation of the appropriate performance improvement solutions, and working with the center Technical Learning and Capability group to introduce technical learning strategies and programs. This is done to ensure the readiness of employees, maintain robust regulatory compliance of the training system and support the achievement of business objectives.


  • N/A

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details


Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.