Abbott Specialist 1, Operational Excellence Training System & Tools in Minneapolis, Minnesota

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.


We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Training System Specialist I (LMS)

The Specialist 1 is responsible for supporting the development and maintenance of systems, tools, and infrastructure to support the Operational Excellence training program within the Global Continuous Improvement group. This job role will work closely with the Business Partner: OpEx Systems and Tools Manager, as well as Global OpEx systems and toolset users. An ideal candidate is able to work independently and proactively, has excellent verbal and written communication skills, is extremely organized, and is comfortable working with all levels of the organization

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • Management of training content and advertising on SharePoint, LMS (Learning Management System), internal company Intranet, and other physical and/or digital media outlets as appropriate.

  • Maintains training material delivered through a variety of methods including classroom, virtual, web, video, hands-on learning.

  • Responsible for deployment of course evaluations, and tracking and trending of training statistics

  • Point person for basic inquiries on Operational Excellence training offerings

  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of course templates, facilitator guides, and playbooks to ensure consistent user/trainee experience across courses, modules, and geographies to facilitate rapid global replication.

  • Support development of Operational Excellence systems, tools, methodologies, and training materials.

  • Ensure use of standardized templates and course branding

  • Point person to coordinate with contractors and external service providers for material maintenance and distribution as needed

  • Coordination of training schedules and logistics (train-the-trainer program, material translations, material printing or shipping, travel and/or catering needs)

Your e experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a professional setting

  • MS Office proficiency

  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments across a Global landscape

  • Strong communication skills with a customer focus

  • Working knowledge of learning management systems (LMS)

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • Working knowledge of web delivery tools (Sharepoint)

  • Proven ability to complete full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)

  • Familiarity with traditional and modern job training methods and techniques


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ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical


United States > Minnesota : 5050 Nathan Lane N.





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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

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