Training Developer I

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita



Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and a strong commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for over 30 years and has earned a reputation for excellence in the healthcare field. Our unique business positioning and our dedication to delivering products of the highest quality enables our team members to contribute in a larger capacity than is usually possible in positions of this type.


Applied Medical is pleased to announce the expansion of our Applied Learning team with an immediate opening for the position of a Training Developer I. As a Training Developer I you will work collaboratively with teams across the organization to design, develop, and implement classroom and/or eLearning courses to serve the training needs of specific departments and the organization.


In the ever-developing world of technologies and processes, our team looks forward to supporting the growth and development of our technical teams by utilizing different adult learning styles and modalities. The Training Development team plays an integral part in developing and implementing training programs for existing team members and continuing education programs for cross functional teams across the organization. We pride ourselves on maintaining quality, offering outstanding customer service, and providing unique and progressive training solutions for our customers.

Position Description

As a Training Developer I, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

  • During your first 30 days, you will spend time learning and familiarizing yourself with departmental processes, systems, and procedures.
  • During the first 30 days, you will also immerse yourself in understanding Applied’s culture, our in-house manufacturing processes, and stakeholders.
  • In the first 60 to 90 days, you will be exposed to and assist with course development, support/co-facilitate in-person workshops led by our Subject Matter Experts, and interface with cross-functional teams to understand our customer needs.
  • By the end of your first year, in collaboration with other Applied Learning team members, you will help lead courses for different modalities from start to finish.
  • By the end of your first year, you will also be able to train and mentor team members on the course development process and other technical skills of the department.
  • On an ongoing basis, you will support and enhance existing programs and processes by collaborating with team members to ensure the successful completion of projects and tasks.

Additionally, you will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Maintaining open lines of communication with our stakeholders, as well as with fellow team members in Applied Learning, to facilitate the development of training programs
  • Communicating with participants and Subject Matter Experts and tracking their progress and needs throughout the training process to provide a positive and immersive training experience
  • Proactively communicate opportunities for improvement
  • Keeping detailed notes and communication logs for review in case team members request them

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Two to four years of eLearning/classroom training development experience
  • Critical thinking skills, a thirst for learning, and a natural tendency to ask the right questions to gather information
  • Microsoft Office
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong analytical skills, the ability to make quick decisions, and meticulous attention to detail
  • The ability to multitask and stay calm under pressure
  • Exceptional organization and implementation skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills


  • Adult education experience 
  • College degree 
  • Articulate Rise
  • Adobe Captivate 


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental and vision coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with discretionary employer match
  • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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