Designer/Trainer Semiskill (Flemington, NJ)
Flemington, NJ 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Designer Trainer for the Medical Solutions Division Plant located in Flemington, NJ. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

Provide training and documentation support to production departments. Assist in the development and updating of operator assessments and demonstrations for production equipment, as well as reference material where needed. Ensure departmental training process is meaningful, complete, and updated as changes in standards occur. Train and assess/qualify new and existing employees and hands on trainers in the assessment/demonstration process of their department. Provide flexible support -- coverage may be required across shifts. Keep neat, accurate records of training information, and provide all documentation necessary for entry into the training database. Participate in all safety and regulatory training needed to fulfill the duties of the position. Observe and practice all safety rules and procedures, including the use of personal protective equipment. May represent the department as a member of relevant committees and teams. Ability to use various computer systems and programs (Word, IMES, Legal Compliance training, etc) and assist other employees as needed. Ability to work necessary overtime is an essential function of this position.


1. Assist in development and updating of training on assessments/demonstrations for production departments using the following methods:

  • Observe employee training tasks
  • Research, standard operating procedures, product, process, packaging and test standards as basis for training information
  • Incorporate lean standard work processes into training procedures
  • Interview operators, supervisors, engineers, quality employees, and EHS employees for inputs to training process.
  • Observe and resolve differences in current practices with help of subject matter experts
  • Use digital and video cameras to capture specific tasks of jobs for standardization of the training process.
  • Incorporate all applicable safety and environmental information into training documentation

2. Coordinate training of hands on trainers, new or transferred employees in the department on job

related tasks and guide them through the assessment process.

3. Work safely and follow all safety rules and expectations including use of proper personal protective


4. Document the "best practice" methods of troubleshooting problems as part of the training process.

5. Coordinate special job-related training as needed.

6. Ensure all training and documentation meets UL/ISO/EHS/GMP/ FDA standards -- retrain operators

on changes as needed.

7. Conduct new employee orientation for plant as needed.

8. Participate in new equipment installations or modifications as needed.

9. Continuously upgrade personal skills required for department/plant operations, equipment

assessments, quality, safety, computer and associated software, and cooperative and

professional Interpersonal relationships.

10. Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 1-year related experience in a regulated environment.
  • Minimum of 1-year minimum experience in Teaching or Training role.

This position will require:

  • Training coverage across 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift as needed depending on training needs
  • Satisfactory result on 3M required testing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Education.
  • Basic math and excellent communication skills - both verbal and written, problem solving.
  • Strong leadership skills to support team effort.
  • Computer experience in Microsoft Word, and Excel and PowerPoint.

Location: Flemington, NJ

Relocation: Is not authorized

Qualified applicants will need to take and pass 3M required testing as a part of the selection process.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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