Training Specialist


N. Mankato, US

Job Family:  Manufacturing
Country/Region:  United States




Are you looking for a new opportunity? Coloplast welcomes you to join our team as a Training Specialist in North Mankato, MN. You will be responsbile for training all new hires on proper technique and procdedures for all equipment, systems, and processes. Position pays for proven training specialist experience. As a full time Coloplast employee, you’re eligible for our standard benefit package. 

This currently includes:


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your eligible dependents within 30 days of employment
  • An annual incentive bonus, a 401K plan with 4% company match, and tuition reimbursement up to $5,250
  • 9 company paid holidays, and a paid time off plan of 17 days per year (Your paid time off increases every 5 years of employment)
  • 4 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Employer paid short and long-term disability benefits and life insurance (2X your salary)
  • $2,000 employee referral program


Job Function Summary


  • Responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, and execution of training systems, including developing and training programs to support manufacturing and supporting groups.


Major Areas of Accountability

  • Responsible for new hire and current employee training on all equipment, systems and processes including but not limited to, packaging, compounding, sanitizing, and daily production operations.
  • Facilitate and support carrier growth outlined in the job tier development plan (Supporting Production Supervisors)
  • Works on and with Global efforts.
  • Work with leader to identify skills gaps and recommend solutions to close the gap..
  • Coordinates trainings and re-certifications, ensuring training is designed, delivered and evaluated for consistency, and effectiveness.
  • Work with leaders to observe employees and determine the effectiveness of training programs and ensure that any additional training requirements are fulfilled.
  • Document each training program and module properly and provide follow up for refresher training courses.
  • Exhibit and practice positive communications and team building skills with trainees to ensure a consistently professional environment aligned with Coloplast values.
  • Answer any communication professionally and in a timely manner with internal and external stakeholders to provide optimal service
  • Create, manage and assign learning profiles in tracking systems
  • Complies with all EHS safety policies, practices, and procedures. Reports all unsafe activities to supervisor.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 7+ years experience in a manufacturing operations environment 
  • Ability to effectively read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to perform basic Microsoft functions including but not limited to: Outlook, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
  • Ability to meet physical requirements per production need
  • Experience working with inventory management systems
  • Experience in an FDA regulated environment



Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates Degree
  • 5+ years of previous training experience
  • Bilingual




Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 14.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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