Technical Trainer (Diagnostics)

in Irving, TX

Technical Trainer (Diagnostics) Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Irving, TX, US

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  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories, and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

  • Travel up to 5%

Our location in Irving, TX currently has an opportunity for a Technical Trainer.

What You’ll Work On

  • Prepares for and conducts technical product and diagnostic tools training programs for service employees.
  • Conducts instructor-led and virtual classroom training according to established instructional standards, programs, and methods.
  • Practices good classroom management techniques to handle a variety of classroom situations.
  • Maintains knowledge of new methods and techniques for training. 
  • Performs periodic review of overall effectiveness of product training program for continuous improvements.
  • Completes all administrative aspects of the job accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Assist with the training content development and criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training.
  • Participates in, and may serve as team lead on, special assignments/ projects.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience preferably in Education, Science Engineering, Human Resources, Business, or Instructional Design
  • Minimum 2 years In medical device industry or other FDA regulated industry experience.
    Strong knowledge/understanding/work with a learning management system.
    Experience preparing and delivering presentations.
    Experience utilizing word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of adult learning delivery techniques and general principles of adult learning a plus.
  • Experience with Articulate Storyline, Rise and strong PowerPoint skills preferred.
  • Strong Knowledge and understanding of working with a learning management system.

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $72,700.00 – $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • product training
  • instructional design
  • product training evaluation
  • virtual classroom
  • training techniques knowledge
  • medical devices
  • articulate storyline
  • training development assistance
  • classroom management
  • word processing software

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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