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Sr Aseptic Training Specialist


Job Summary

Brentwood, MO
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Sr Aseptic Training Specialist

About the Job


The Senior Training Specialist is an experienced training professional who leads training projects and initiatives for Pfizer Meridian Medical Technologies, Sterile Production Manufacturing (SPM) facility. The position ensures successful design, development, management, of high-quality, effective, targeted learning and other interventions that help address specific root cause of human performance gaps.   The position is responsible for leading training improvement projects, developing and delivering training content, and using training effectiveness metrics to monitor and continuously improve the SPM training program. 

Main Accountabilities

Aseptic Operations Training & Documentation Support (60%)

  • Lead and support training process improvement projects for St. Louis Brentwood Aseptic Operations.
  • Develop and maintain of aseptic operations training including needs assessment, instructional design, and job function curricula.
  • Use training needs analysis to distinguish training issues from non-training issues and to design training for learning and performance outcomes. 
  • Collaborate with authors and SMEs in aseptic production operations to support instructional design, technical writing, and training development needs; ensure that aseptic production work instructions and training materials are in alignment. 
  • Develop e-learning as required to support department learning needs. 
  • Participate on HE Reduction Teams; assist with CAPA recommendation and closure for human error issues attributed to learning gaps.

    Training Administration (10%)

  • Provide training report metrics for aseptic operations.
  • Track, trend, and interpret training data; participate on department teams to assess performance gaps and develop remedial interventions.

Training Delivery (30%)

  • Deliver small or large classroom training.
  • Deliver new hire orientation, aseptic boot camp, GMP, and other department specific training topics.

    The successful candidate will collaborate with subject matter experts to develop learning solutions; develop and maintain training tools (curricula, OJTs, SOPs, e-learning); deliver training; assure site compliance with Pfizer Quality Standards; roll-out specific aseptic and site training initiatives; and achieve compliance and business results through strong partnerships with other site functions. 

The Senior Training Specialist reports to the Manager/Team Leader Aseptic Operations & Technical Development. 


  • Lead teams to develop and deliver learning solutions to support site training initiatives.
  • Perform training needs assessment and determine appropriate training methodology to include structured on-the-job (OJT), classroom, computer-based, and blended learning.
  • Partner with Training Specialists, Subject Matter Experts and site resources to develop and maintain training content, materials and tools (curricula, OJTs, assessments, trainer guides, evaluations, etc.)
  • Create tools to measure and report training effectiveness.
  • Assist in roll out of department and site initiatives.
  • Create and maintain computer based e-learning modules, skills, and knowledge assessments as required to support department learning objectives and training requirements.

Partner with aseptic training team members to implement training system improvement and other change initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required; Master’s degree in Adult Learning, Instructional Design, Education, or related field preferred. 
  • 3+ year related experience in cGMP environment; experience with aseptic processes preferred.
  • 2+ years Instructional Design experience.
  • 2+ years Learning Management System experience or equivalent database experience.
  • Proven ability to lead complex projects to successful outcomes. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required to build and maintain working partnerships with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent planning, organizational, presentation, and facilitation skills.
  • Must be adaptable to adjust to changing demands, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Experience developing, delivering and assessing classroom, computer-based, and competency based functional training.
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to learn new and changing responsibilities. Candidate must demonstrate commitment to values based leadership and achieving objectives in a manner that is supportive of Pfizer Core Competencies.
  • Demonstrated competency in Instructional Design, needs assessment, performance measurement and evaluation, process improvement required.
  • Strong ability to deliver training in a variety of settings required.
  • Data analysis and presentation skills required.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills that include MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. 
  • Use of e-learning authoring tools (Articulate, Captivate or other) preferred.
  • Meeting facilitation, team building and consulting skills required.
  • Project Management skills required.
  • Strong technical writing ability.
  • High aptitude and proficiency with computerized systems.
  • Working knowledge and application of Kirkpatrick Four Levels training evaluation or similar.

Skilled at creating tools and templates to help streamline processes and information exchange.


The noise level in the work environment is moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear; reach with hands and arms; stoop kneel, crouch; must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to identify and distinguish colors and to adjust to focus.

Use of eye protection, gloves, and PPE is required. 


Proficiency in Aseptic gowning procedures is required.  The employee must be able to work areas of the facility that requires all body parts to be completely covered (gowned) for substantial periods of time.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule to train off-shift personnel as required.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. 

The job is open only to Protected Individuals (as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), namely, Citizens or Nationals of the United States, Lawful Permanent Residents (“green card holders”), Refugees and Asylees.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: July 23, 2018
  • Eligible for Relocation Package

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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