Training Specialist - Medical Device

Job description

Job Title: Training Specialist

Type of Contract: Permanent

Reporting into: HR Manager

Location: Galway City

The successful applicant will manage and co-ordinate the manufacturing training activities for our client's site. The Training Specialist will provide practical training, advice and direction to all trainers, supervisors, managers, directors and employees.


  • Work with the training team & management to strategically develop manufacturing training on site.
  • Lead, coordinate & manage the activities of the training team
  • Conduct annual Training Needs Analysis process and related budget spend
  • Manage operations Trainers including: communication, 1:1's, performance reviews, queries, drive strategy & compliance within value streams
  • Represent the company in internal and external training audits as required by regulatory bodies, customers etc.
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure compliance
  • Design, develop and deliver best in class manufacturing training solutions in line with company strategy eg. Lean, PDCA, JBS, Product awareness
  • CAPA, Complaints, Audit finding, MRR, support and own actions
  • Own/update training procedure.
  • Co Ordinate and deliver both IDL & DL & Contractor Induction
  • Support on training queries, from value streams
  • Execute H&S training requirements including manual handling
  • Conduct Annual GMP Training
  • Perform all LMS & Compliance training management ensuring 100% compliance
  • Responsible for CORE training system (or alternative) ensuring it is updated, accurate and reliable.
  • Collate and communicate Training Metrics both weekly and monthly
  • Implement and maintain a training system that captures and measures training effectiveness
  • Lead relevant manufacturing site Training Projects

 Skills & Knowledge:

  • Communicate and work with people inside and outside the HR Dept.
  • Have an ability to deliver training programmes with an excellent presentation demeanour
  • Have excellent attention to detail and can work on one’s own initiative
  • As part of the HR department the Training Specialist must display discretion and professionalism with interacting with colleagues across the organisation.
  • Be computer literate with a good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages with the ability to maintain various systems in an accurate and up to date manner
  • Complete the JI training course
  • Good working knowledge of regulatory requirements and audits
  • Background and experience in Lean & Six sigma methodologies



  • Third level qualification in Training and Development.
  • 4 + years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience of working in a FDA regulated environment is desirable
  • Ability to improve training methods and experience in the design of training
  • Be a well-organized individual with excellent interpersonal skills


To apply for this position please contact Louisa Poinboeuf at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 455308 E:

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.  Sigmar will never forward your CV to a third party without prior consent