Molecular Templates Inc
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Company Description:

Molecular Templates is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of differentiated, targeted, biologic therapeutics for cancer. We believe our proprietary biologic drug platform technology, referred to as engineered toxin bodies, or ETBs, provides a differentiated mechanism of action that may address some of the limitations associated with currently available cancer therapeutics. ETBs utilize a genetically engineered form of Shiga-like Toxin A subunit, or SLTA, a ribosome inactivating bacterial protein, that can be targeted to specifically destroy cancer cells.  Additional information about Molecular Templates can be obtained at


Position Overview:

Molecular Templates is seeking a highly skilled and motivated learning and development professional to maximize human performance in various manufacturing techniques and procedures used to produce life-saving and life-sustaining therapies in a state-of-the-art cGMP manufacturing facility. The Technical Training Specialist will be responsible for creating technical training materials, conducting and monitoring training activities with the objective of enabling Right-First-Time execution. The Technical Training Specialist will leverage the learning sciences and create a learning and development progression where team members are set-up for success working with both advanced manufacturing equipment and technical processes in a regulated environment.  This position will help develop and maintain the lifecycle of the training program and work cross functionally to develop procedures and documentation used in the manufacturing process.  Through the training program, this role will positively influence human behavior in execution to accomplish desired outcomes.


Job Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and deliver training sessions to new and current team members
  • Maintain and monitor essential training for work in a GMP environment
  • Monitor training compliance and critical process training coverage
  • Determine training needs and establish training curriculum based on work function
  • Coordinate with internal and external subject matter experts to deliver needed content
  • Develop performance-based assessments for critical process and equipment functions
  • Maintain training documentation, records and systems
  • Monitor human performance and support continuous improvement efforts thereof
  • Develop and improve human performance related key measures
  • Liaise with team leads and supervisor to support and mentor new employees
  • Maintain the lifecycle of the training program
  • Support weekend/night work to cover training needs



  • Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences or equivalent applicable experience GMP Manufacturing environment. Learning or Behavioral Science background preferred.
  • 5 or more years of related professional experience developing and delivering training materials in a regulated environment.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement principles desired.
  • Experience in biopharmaceutical industry and purification of proteins, preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Excellent computer skills with knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing.
  • Demonstrated ability to breakdown technical processes, teach relevant content and assess demonstrated personnel competency.
  • Ability to evaluate and assess trends, problem solve, and integrate mistake proofing tools and techniques into process procedures and operations.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • Initiative and ability to function independently.
  • Maintain positive, productive relationships with functional and cross functional team members.
  • Flexible, resourceful and comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.

Reporting Structure:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities. This position reports to Director of GMP Manufacturing.


Molecular Templates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits.

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