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Senior Training and Development Specialist

Work mode:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Alpharetta, GA, US, 30009

Additional Location(s):  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.                


***This role must work onsite at our Alpharetta, GA location.



About the role:  

The Senior Training and Development Specialist will be responsible for cultivating and supporting a compliant site learning culture and strategy.  This role will leverage communication and analytical skills to partner with site leadership to assess and bridge training needs. The Sr. Training specialist will also facilitate classroom trainings classroom trainings, workshops and other classroom-based activities. 


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Apply formal and informal needs assessment processes, including surveys, focus groups, etc. to identify key training needs and root causes. Assist management with analysis and interpretation of results and the development of strategies to address issues and opportunities. 
  • Deliver training and development programs and services including but not limited to the following tasks: Assist in the design and development of training programs.  
  • Create training materials, research and recommend training resources and best practices.  
  • Support talent/succession management and employee/leadership development activities. 
  • Assist in the evaluation and optimization of training systems and procedures. Identify and analyze training and development needs of the entire organization. Cultivate strong business partnerships and interact within the organization. 
  • Conduct formal and informal learning needs assessments. 
  • Identify/develop and evaluate learning solutions to address performance needs Measure and continually improve effectiveness of training and development initiatives.  
  • Leverage e-Learning and blended learning approaches.  
  • Ensure all training and tracking practices comply with the requirements of BSC Quality System and applicable local department practices. 
  • Conduct vendor assessments - review externally developed programs and facilitator capability to meet learning needs; negotiate 


Required qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering, applied sciences or related discipline 
  • 5+ years experience in a manufacturing/regulated environment 
  • 2+ years experience in developing and delivering professional training 
  • 2+ years experience working with a learning management system 


Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experience developing and delivering training 
  • General knowledge in instructional design and employee development  
  • Strong communication, organization, and planning skills 
  • Proficiency and experience working with Microsoft Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint 



Requisition ID: 576846

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a prohibited substance free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.



Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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