Quality Specialist Training Coordinator in Irvine, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Midsize, growing nutraceutical company is seeking a Quality Training Coordinator to join the Quality Control Department.


  • Develop training plans / training curricula by job type for the site Operations and Quality departments.
  • Create and maintain a system for tracking individual employee training and training records.
  • Coordinate and monitor Supervisors’ and Managers’ proficiency and training in using the tracking tool for monitoring staff training currency.
  • Identify and assess current and future training needs through job analysis and “on the floor evaluation” (Right First Time monitoring) of operators, technicians, specialists, and analysts while executing activities against current procedures, batch records, and specifications, as applicable. Track and document concerns observed during the “on the floor evaluation” and present and share the evaluation data with site management.
  • Deploy a wide variety of training methods in coordination with the Training Manager for training Operation and Quality staff.
  • Coordinate effective induction and orientation sessions at site with Human Resources and department management to ensure to ensure GMP training is performed and the appropriate training plan / curriculum is assigned.
  • Monitor and evaluate training program’s effectiveness, success Right First Time (RFT) and Return on Investment (ROI).
  • Create written and practical testing and evaluation processes, both for initial training and proficiency in collaboration with the Training Manager (COS) and site management.
  • Evaluate department trainer performance and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Partner with other departments and job sites to create a cohesive training system
  • Coordinate, plan, and deliver annual GMP training the site.
  • Perform other job activities as requested.


  • Bachelors degree from an accredited University; concentration in a scientific discipline preferred
  • 3+  years related experience in a Pharmaceutical GMP regulated manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong commitment to quality standards;
  • Able to read and interpret technical procedures, SOP’s, GMP’s and governmental regulations.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated ability (intermediate to advanced skill level)to utilize the MS Office Suite of product (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Well versed in staff motivation and conflict resolution.
  • Proven ability to provide instructional feedback and positively influence employee performance
  • Positive and professional demeanor; able to build rapport at all levels of the organization
  • Able to compose clear and concise communications w/ an astute attention to detail

Contact: CostaMesa@Labsupport.com

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