Technical Trainer


Scotland, UK

Job Type

Company Overview

LumiraDx is a medical technology company developing, manufacturing and marketing smart connected diagnostics and diagnostic-led care solutions. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs with a successful track record in building and scaling medical diagnostics and health IT businesses, the company has major operations in the UK and the USA, and is supported by a global sales network, LumiraDx is a high growth organisation. We have recently launched the innovative LumiraDx Platform, and are looking for proactive, experienced, focused and enthusiastic individuals who can make a significant contribution to the continued growth and success of our dynamic and forward-looking company.

Role & Responsibilities

Technical Trainer - Quality Control (QC)

This role will be dual site based across our facilities in Alloa and Motherwell.

Permanent / Full time

Role Description

As a Technical Trainer you will be part of a team providing training to incumbent employees and new starters to enable them to become effective contributors to the QC Team in a GMP environment. This will include but is not limited to compliance training (use of Quality Management Systems, managing quality events), training  the relevant standard operating procedures on work processes and equipment and HS&E Compliance

Work with the QC teams to deliver technical training to ensure the competency and effectiveness of existing employee and new starters.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Onboarding new hires ensuring they are suitably trained and compliant in the use of equipment, processes and systems as per relevant SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Work closely with the L&D Manager to ensure the overall group induction effectively supports the onboarding of employees from a competency management perspective
  • Conduct practical technical training sessions and assessments to ensure that employees demonstrate the competencies required by the Quality Management System to ensure compliance with regulations. Co-ordinate the execution of training programs in consultation with relevant HRBP and functional leader
  • Devise and deliver technical training programs according to organizational requirements. This will include:
    • Produce training schedules and classroom agenda
    • Determining course content according to objectives
    • Preparing training material (presentations, worksheets etc_
    • Executing training sessions, webinars, workshops etc. in groups or individually
  • Ensure staff training/ competency assessment documentation is properly recorded and captured in the LMS to meet regulatory requirements and attendance etc captured
  • Deliver and further develop new starter technical training programs in consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • Continuously observe and evaluate the effectiveness of training using recognised learning evaluation methodology
  • Identify improvements to the training programmes and implement continuous improvement activities
  • Promote understanding by providing operators with background knowledge of the methods used in manufacturing
  • Design learning and approaches that reflects the different learning style/ preferences of the individual employees to ensure training is effective.
  • Work with relevant stakeholder and external suppliers to develop materials and resources (info graphics etc) to support the development of employees to be become fully competent and effective
  • Partner with other stakeholders to ensure compliance/ mandatory training is delivered in line with best practice
  • Ensure that training adheres to relevant ISO standards for medical devices industry
  • Collaborate with Functional Leaders/ Line Managers and the HR/ Quality/ HS&E teams and line leaders locally and globally where required
  • Ensure that all training activities and delivered in line with business needs, on time and within budget

Required Experience

Essential skills
  • Experience working within an GMP environment
  • Proven  experience of delivering technical training in a QC or similar regulated environment 
  • Excellent coaching and communication skills including giving effective performance feedback
  • Significant knowledge of how to carry out training needs analysis and assess competency
  • Experience in designing instructional technical training to appeal to a range of learning styles
  • Experience in designing technical course content
  • Knowledge of modern training techniques and tools in technical subjects
Desirable skills
  • Experience of training in the life Sciences/ Medical Devices industry


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Thank you for your interest. If you're successful in your application, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks. This includes employment references; Criminal records data checks which are processed as part of our recruitment process for employment or continued employment to comply with legal and regulatory obligations to which the company is subject. LumiraDx place a high level of importance on its responsibilities for information security and privacy and have put in place an information security management system to ensure that the company and its staff maintain the highest standards with respect to data protection and information security.