Training Manager – Mayo | Collins McNicholas

Training Manager – Mayo

  • Reference: GY43697
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Mayo
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food



  • Provide guidance to direct reports to ensure activities are completed as per defined timelines and in a GMP compliant manner.
  • Manage and motivate team members through effective communication and effectively assign responsibility and resources to achieve required goals. 
  • Hold performance meetings according to company policy.
  • Maintain capacity as per business needs including recruitment & management of  staff. 
  • Coach and develop team members to support the Company’s succession planning.
  • Maintain strong relationships with management and colleagues in the business units and the quality function, direct reports and customers. Articulate the necessary quality requirements in a clear, concise and persuasive manner.


  • Management of Compliance Wire (Learning Management System) implementation
  • Management of site quality training activities to drive the importance of quality compliance and adherence to the company quality training standards at the site.
  • Development of Learning plans for business and function units
  • Management and Co-ordination of all site training activities. Continuously looking at novel ways to deliver training across the site.
  • Co-ordination of the area resources to deliver a quality and efficient support service.
  • Proactively validate training programs and functional trainers                                                     


  • Provide quality input as required, providing direction on day to day activities relating to Training
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvements for the Training Program by identifying and implementing efficiencies and quality improvements.
  • Provide direction to personnel directly/indirectly reporting ensuring activities are undertaken in a compliant and efficient manner.


  • Co-ordinate QMS Management for area of responsibility.
  • CORAL: Review and approval of assigned documentation & component drawings as deemed necessary.
  • Support site MOH and customer inspections as deemed necessary
  • Co-ordinate site Training meetings as deemed necessary
  •  Represent the Training group at internal/external meetings as required
  •  Attend all routine meetings as required or arrange an appropriate deputy. For example:
  • Departmental/ANDON Board/APEX/Site Project meetings/H&S Meetings

Skills, Experience and Qualfications:

  • Proven track record in a quality discipline in the Pharma/Medical Device environment.
  • Third level Science qualification: Minimum at BSc degree level
  • Training experience in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a wide variety of Learning and Development training delivery methods
  • Experience in successfully developing, delivering and improving high-quality learning programs
  • Clear understanding of working within a regulated environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to use sound judgment to make effective decisions within appropriate timeframes
  • Proven to be self-directed, self-motivated and ability to prioritise competing priorities
  • Experience of work effectively and influencing others in a manufacturing facility of a large global organisation

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