Job Title:  Senior Learning & Development Specialist

Req ID:  34848
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Libertyville, IL, US, 60048


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

Join a company where the work you do makes a difference!  We are One Team with One Goal.  At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), it’s our philosophy and our way of doing business.  Through a network of over 50 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 40 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves.

In alignment with the AST global technical training strategy, the Senior Learning and Development Specialist will implement and maintain training programs to improve employee technical competency and regulatory compliance. The position requires above average communication, organization, and time management skills; and will be required to work both independently, and in collaboration with others; including other Learning & Development Specialists; Leadership; HR Partners; external vendors; and subject matter experts from the business.


  • Collaborates with the Global Technical Training team to assess, design, develop, implement, and maintain competency-based blended training solutions.
  • Conducts training needs analyses with regional Subject Matter Experts and Business Leaders, as assigned; Translates business requirements into learning requirements and recommends appropriate training solutions and measurements.
  • Develops training tools and translated documents in order to be able to deliver training in language associated with go live.
  • Utilizes appropriate tools and software to transfer knowledge into mobile learning methodology.
  • Coordinates new employee orientation and employee skills assessments with Human Resources and Plant Management.
  • Facilitates workshops and/or instructor-led trainings both in the classroom and virtually.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience
  • Able to effectively adapt to changing needs and priorities while positively reflecting the People – The Foundation and Customer First - Always values.
  • Exceptional ability to quickly learn the business strategy, approach and culture of various business groups.  Able to anticipate client needs, make decisions and react quickly in the moment with a variety of solutions.
  • Strong planning, organizing, and execution skills, including experience managing multiple large scope and highly complex projects.
  • Above average verbal and written communication; project management; and facilitation and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to incorporate creativity and variety in the development of training materials and content.
  • Aptitude for adapting to change and thinking outside the box, innovative thinker.
  • Experience with e-learning authoring tool such as Captivate, Storyline or related software highly desired.
  • Recognize & incorporate Instructional Design methodologies used in curriculum development


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  34848
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Libertyville, IL, US, 60048

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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