Specialist - Learning and Development

  • Company: Merck
  • Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: January 21, 2017
  • Reference ID: TEC001067
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Reporting to the Learning Lead, the primary focus of the Learning Specialist is to:
  • Diagnose a client's learning challenges
  • Design and develop necessary learning solutions to drive positive business results
  • Partner with Subject Matter Experts (SME) to develop training content
  • Leverage and strengthen the skills of SMEs to ensure effective training solutions and sustained results
  • Lead or be a member of a high performing team assigned to develop standard process for the organization
  • Effectively use metrics and measurement to ensure that learning solutions result in desired on-the-job behavior changes
  • Maintain compliant training curriculums and job codes in the area they support
  • Applies team effectiveness skills, listening and integrating diverse perspectives from across the work group; contributes and adds value to the achievement of team goals.

  • BS/BA degree in Science, Engineering or another technical field
Required Experience:
  • Two (2) years in a highly regulated industry (preferably biotech/pharmaceutical manufacturing)
  • Proven interpersonal skills, as well as very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Design and Development of Training Programs
  • Project management
Preferred Experience:
  • Facilitation and presentation skills
  • Collaborative and a team player, able to develop rapport and credibility with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency, when applicable, to drive sustained business results

Our employees are the key to our company's success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company's benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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