Stryker Senior Training Specialist in Carrigtwohill, Ireland

Requisition ID 29797BR

Job Title Senior Training Specialist

Group Global Quality and Ops

Division GQO HR

Business Unit HR HQ

Business Function Human Resources


City Carrigtwohill

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required Up to 10%

Shift 1st

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Job Description / Information

Position Summary

Partners with the HR Leader and Business Leaders to ensure Training Excellence across the site. Implements best in class Training and Development processes and coaches/supports leaders to ensure employees have the appropriate training assigned to them and have an awareness as to the importance of adhering to medical device regulations.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Partners with the site HR Lead and internal/external support services to provide excellent training support and expertise to the Business.

  • Leads and facilitates the annual Business Training Review with the local site leadership team ensuring the annual training requirements support the strategic site objectives.

  • Works closely with business leaders to execute on training requirements across the organisation and to identify and deliver continuous improvement opportunities that impact the business

  • Supports both internal and external audits

  • Interprets and implements training and compliance policies, procedures and programmes as required

  • Manages training process areas that include but are not limited to; on boarding, regulatory compliance training requirements, training design, delivery and certification, competency identification and development and evaluation of solutions

  • Provides subject matter expertise and coaches employees and leaders as necessary in relation to training requirements ensuring solutions are realistic, timely, consistent, and effective.

  • Ensures medical device training regulations are reflected accurately in the procedures and systems made available to leaders and employees.

  • Supports business process excellence initiatives and participates in / facilitates cross functional process improvement teams.

  • Manages the training budget at each location and liaises with vendors to ensure an excellent and cost effective service.

  • Liaises with the CSS and HR Administrator to optimise HR systems and administration so that processes are streamlined and efficient.

  • Works closely and flexibly with other Technical Training team members in other locations to leverage best practices

  • Is a subject matter expert (in one of the following areas: Training Program Design & Delivery, Reporting & Analytics, Training Operations Excellence, Curriculum Design & Development) and leverages and implements solutions across the Ireland campus

  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

· Degree in HR, Training & Development, Business or equivalent is necessary.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ previous experience is a Training/Regulatory Compliance related role is required

  • Previous experience of highly regulated manufacturing environment is desirable.

  • Customer service skills. Is very helpful, approachable, and accessible and seeks to proactively meet customer’s needs.

  • Communication skills (listening, oral and written)

  • Facilitation, delivery and negotiation skills

  • Integrity, honesty, confidentiality and builds trust with others

  • Self-assurance and confidence

  • Ability to learn, grow and drives own professional development.

  • Influencing and effective decision making

  • Empathy talent is an advantage

  • Team-player and is very flexible

  • Able to plan/organize workload and can multitask

  • Microsoft Office Computer skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability