Upstream Processing Industry Trainer

Upstream Processing Industry Trainer


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

BioNetwork Capstone Center


$54,131.97 - $71,742.59


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Closes: Thursday, December 31, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, January 4, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Hour may vary

Employment Type

Full-time Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree preferably in a life science, chemistry, regulatory science, biopharmaceutical sciences or related field

Five years of experience working in a CGMP environment
Valid Driver's License 

Ability to travel 5-10% -  traveling to industry clients to review processes and facilities

Preferred Qualifications

Experience supervising a team

Experience functioning in a leadership role while performing project execution

Experience in creating and delivering training programs within community college environment

Position Description

Job Summary

Pay Grade: Professional 8

The Industry Trainer, Validation and Quality Systems develops courses and training programs for clients including customized training departments within the NCCCS, biotech companies from across the state of North Carolina, NC universities and colleges, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and international bio manufacturing companies.

This position is part of a state-wide Bionetwork program funded by the North Carolina Community College System.  Wake Technical Community College serves as the fiscal agent for this position.  Daily operational and supervisory activities are conducted and managed by North Carolina Community College System personnel. 

Most postings are open for a limited time, depending upon the number of applications received. When the stated closing date is "Continuous", please apply immediately. The position may close without notice.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.  
* Delivers hands-on, industry specific workforce development courses at the BioNetwork Capstone Center and off-site across North Carolina

*Oversees BioNetwork Laboratory staff to include hiring, supervision, assignments, scheduling, coordinating training activities, goal setting, and evaluations
*Develops new lecture material and course modules including course syllabi, presentation slides, and assessments catered to college, company and student needs that follow FDA, OSHA, ISO, EU, USP, PDA, ISPE and WHO guidance and regulations

*Reviews processes and applications used by companies to determine training needs and partners with community colleges and companies for delivery of courses which includes travel to offsite facilities

Works with management and cross-functional teams to strategically plan a training roadmap of future training and development needs and participates in meetings and committees with industry clients and other stakeholders 

Researches and orders new equipment for use in industry training, liaises with vendors, sales representatives and Wake Tech Business services to procure equipment

Collaborates internally with BioNetwork’s Learning Solutions staff to create e-learning content and marketing materials for use in courses and for the benefit of community college collaborators

Serves as a representative of BioNetwork at industry related conferences and meetings with internal personnel, external stakeholders and industry clients.

Monitors industry trends and benchmark practices in other states and countries in order to gauge the needs of the industry or public sectors

Maintains effective working relationships with industry representatives, BioNetwork colleagues, community college staff and the general public

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Exceptional organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task with demonstrated commitment to follow-through expeditiously
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching, and instruction for individuals and groups and the measurement of learning transfer
Ability to select training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the intended audience
Ability to analyze and interpret regulatory guidelines
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the use of internet resources

Willingness to learn and expand knowledge base

How to Apply

Interested candidates must apply online using the following link: Upstream Processing Industry Trainer 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources