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Specialist Training Development

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Expiry Date: 11 December 2022
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Job Description:

  • The Training & Development Specialist is responsible for the successful implementation of the site Manufacturing Training Program.

  • The Specialist assists in determining training solutions that adhere to the Site Training Program.

  • This position trains other staff members, as well as assesses their ability to perform tasks proficiently.

  • The Specialist may also perform cleanroom processing duties as a Manufacturing Associate as needed.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Requires a high level of understanding of cell therapy processes, controls, and GMP requirements.

  • Intermediate skills in design, development, and implementation of training.

  • Advanced skills in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • Requires a high level of organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to communicate information clearly to facilitate effective learning.

  • This position requires speaking in classroom settings.

  • Requires strong interpersonal skills which enable appropriate collaboration with trainees, colleagues, and subject-matter experts.

  • Ability to work in an aseptic environment requiring successful completion of qualification program.

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. preferred or Associate degree required in Biology, Biochemical, Chemical, or Biomedical Engineering or related discipline with 3-5 years of relevant experience in a clinical laboratory or blood/cell culture processing environment.


  • Implements training programs that meet regulatory requirements & business needs including:

  • Works with the Manager to create a training and development plan to address production demands such that new hires become proficient operators and are contributing to processing stations in a timely fashion.

  • Works with the Manager on an ongoing basis to implement training goals and meet KPIs.

  • Conducts ILT and OJT sessions to ensure cleanroom operators are proficient.

  • Provides feedback to trainees to ensure all skills/knowledge have been acquired and communicates any skill/knowledge gaps that require additional training.

  • Solicits feedback from trainees to ensure the appropriateness of course content, and for continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Collaborates with the Manager to ensure training is compliant and effective.

  • Maintains accurate training documentation and employee record keeping.

  • Seeks feedback from Department Management to assess training needs and to identify areas for continuous improvement.

  • Develops course content and procedures including new SOPs, and TRNs for manufacturing training programs as necessary.

  • Collaborates with the Manager and Quality to identify trends that may require an amendment to training programs.

  • Develops/implements new course content as procedures change or as new techniques are introduced.

  • Performs competency assessments of operators on an ongoing basis to ensure the knowledge/skills from training are continuously applied.

  • Implements the local Manufacturing Operations new hire Training Program including:

  • Promotes and exhibits core Celgene values in onboarding and training activities.

  • Develops an on-the-job training schedule that accommodates individuals of various levels of experience and follows all regulatory and technical requirements.

  • Performs administrative tasks such as scheduling training sessions, ordering training supplies, coordinating enrollment, and completing documentation.

  • Conducts ITL/OJT structured training for new hires to introduce them to aseptic processing and GMP space, and process training.

  • Communicates with different departments to ensure new hires have access to all necessary systems and security.

  • Maintains the training status of new hires and communicates progress to Department Management.

  • Maintain the Training Laboratory and equipment for cleanliness and compliance.

  • Complete room activity, maintenance, cleaning, and equipment usage logs (as required).

  • Run daily calibration checks on equipment where appropriate and escalate deviations.

  • Perform routine cleaning of laboratory areas and equipment.

  • Ensure sufficient laboratory supplies for daily training activities.

  • Manufacture clinical-grade cellular therapeutic products to supply the Clinical Program (as needed):

  • Execute/Implement batch records in ISO 7 & 8 clean room environments.

  • Observe, practice, and promote all aspects of the GMP & GDP requirements.

  • Complete and maintain aseptic processing and sterile gowning qualifications.

  • Communicate with Quality Control to ensure proper handoff of process samples.

  • Interact with Supply Chain, Facilities, and Development as needed to ensure smooth operation, and escalate any issues involving safety or product quality up the appropriate channels.

  • Collaborate with members of internal teams to drive process improvements and assist with the implementation of changes by utilizing quality systems.

  • Reports and initiates non-conformances and participates in follow-up investigations when necessary.

  • Performs all other duties as required.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

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Full Name: Suproteem Bagchi 


Contact Number(678) 276-8265