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Manufacturing Training Coordinator - 230512

Company: W.L. Gore
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

About Us: Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates.

About the Industry: Saving lives and improving the quality of life for patients is at the core of everything we do. This meaningful work gives purpose to our lives and inspires us to create solutions that make a difference in the lives of others. Learn more at

About the Role: We are looking for a Training Coordinator to join our Training team that will provide subject matter expertise supporting our training efforts and provide functional leadership for Training Professionals.

This role will be located at one of our facilities in Santa Clara, California.

Pay and Benefits:

  • $ 85,000 - $100,000 per year
  • We offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive benefits. More details are available at
  • Factors considered in extending an offer within this pay range include (but not limited to) education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.
    • Lead a comprehensive training program providing leadership and direction for training champions and support for process trainers by working across shifts, facilities, teams, and at times, hands-on to gain an understanding of the manufacturing processes and current training methods
    • Work with local Manufacturing Leadership teams to drive the direction and effectiveness of divisional manufacturing training, and to continuously improve and sustain a training organization/program
    • Coordinate and participate in the selection of Training Champions and Process Trainers
    • Lead Training Champions, and Process Trainers to ensure execution of training initiatives that drive toward mutually beneficial divisional training standards including Job Instruction (JI) training methods
    • Align with supply chain operations, divisional training efforts and Enterprise initiatives to understand overall business needs and how it impacts training
    • Establish and prioritize needed training improvements within product lines. Develop manufacturing training curriculum and facilitate "train the trainer" classes (1:1 or group setting)
    • Develop and monitor metrics for training including quality, throughput (time to train), training requirements and records retention
    • Establish clear expectations of equitable and inclusive behaviors from Associates and acts immediately to appropriately address negatively impactful or unfair behavior
    • Ensure training documentation is maintained utilizing eLearn per quality system requirements while providing training support in regulatory audits. Maintain compliance with training expectations as required for this position
    • Develop manufacturing training curriculum and facilitate "train the trainer" classes (1:1 or group setting) and perform a dditional responsibilities as required within the scope of position

      Required Qualifications:
      • B.S. in business management, education or training related field or minimum 4 years experience facilitating skills and/or leadership training
      • Experience leading and developing others with the ability to positively influence and effectively lead individuals and teams through change
      • Experience establishing expectations and holding others accountable, with the ability to address performance issues fairly, directly and in a timely manner, while maintaining a positive and engaging environment
      • Experience in facilitating and influencing diverse groups to work collaboratively towards common goals
      • Demonstrated experience in creating and maintaining an inclusive work environment with clear understanding of equitable practices
      • Hands-on knowledge of and experience working within quality assurance systems (cGMP, ISO)
      • Time-management, prioritization skills, and a track record of being proactive and taking initiative
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills, organization, presentation, and problem-solving skills
      • Ability to identify, develop and implement continuous improvement efforts
      • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
        Desired Qualifications:
        • Demonstrated experience in project management
        • Experience working in a manufacturing training environment
        • Experience working in a regulated industry
          This role requires pre-hire medical clearance by Gore which may include testing to assess visual acuity and/or the ability to wear specific safety equipment as required during the performance of the role.

          What We Offer: At Gore, we offer comprehensive, competitive rewards in the form of compensation and benefits. Among these are work-life balance and sports programs, 401(k) Plan with a gift, Associate Stock Ownership Plan, health & well-being program with full health plan, and a flexible working program. Within Gore, you will find a unique culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and opportunities for growth and development. Learn more at

          We believe in the strength of a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment. In support of our values and continued success we are proud of Associates around the world who support an inclusive work environment, strive to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate, and ensure all Associates and external partners are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

          Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.

          Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the U.S. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.

          Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)

          Our Talent Acquisition Team welcomes your questions at

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