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QA Training Coordinator at Akorn 2 in Cranbury, New Jersey

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

A Training Coordinator will be part of QA department and will closely work with Manager, QA. Training Coordinator will report to Executive Director, Quality. The Training Coordinator will play a key role in the following areas:
  • Identify individual/job-related training requirements
  • Develop training matrix for the site and training modules based on Job Roles
  • Update ComplianceWire with training matrix and training records
  • Track pending and completed training per individual and/or departments, thus ensuring compliance with the SOP and training modules
  • Provide monthly training qualification reports to site management
  • Provide an outside auditor/investigator with the company’s current training records.
In general, the Training Coordinator will perform but not limited to the following:
  • Manage all activities related training including tracking of training assignments and initiatives.
  • Partner with management to identify core competencies of workforce and develop training programs.
  • Analyze and assess the training and development needs of the Cranbury site.
  • Lead Cranbury site training planning, curriculum development and implementation.
  • Coordinate SMEs, schedules, rooms, resources, and equipment for On-the-Job (OTJ) and classroom training, as requested.
  • Assist with onboarding and assimilating new employees to the company and their position.
  • Process training related task and documents through ComplianceWire Learning Management System
  • Create content that involves an effective analysis/evaluation of existing systems and processes.
  • Facilitate training workshops that include Webinars and other Online training tools.
  • Apply principles of adult learning to ensure training effectiveness.
  • Ensure high levels of integrity, and compliance.
  • Effectively use ComplianceWire as the tracking and measurement system to ensure the effectiveness of training.
  • Act as subject matter expert on all aspects of the training program with regard to corrective action development, regulatory inspections, and audits.

College degree and previous experience as a Trainer /Training Coordinator in a pharmaceutical GMP environment is preferred.
  • Three years of previous experience as a Trainer/ Training coordinator in a pharmaceutical industry
  • Proficient with computer programs such as Learning Management System, Iso-Train, or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Strong attention to detail
Ability to lead small and large groups in discussion and instruction

Company Overview
Akorn, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals as well as animal and consumer health products. We specialize in difficult-to-manufacture sterile and non-sterile dosage forms including: ophthalmics, injectables, oral liquids, topicals, inhalants, and nasal sprays. Akorn markets its products to retail pharmacies, ophthalmologists, optometrists, physicians, veterinarians, hospitals, clinics, wholesalers, distributors, group purchasing organizations, and government agencies.

EEO Statement
Akorn, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.