Training Specialist


$70,000 – $80,000 per year

*This is an exempt position, all hours worked will be paid under the yearly wage


Monday – Friday

this position supports a 24/5 manufacturing facility, flexibility in hours is a MUST


FOLLOWING MONTH after start date

  • Health, Vision, Dental, Short, Critical, Life and Pet Insurance

After 90 Days

  • Paid Time Off (rates are prorated per your start date) + Paid Holidays

  • Quarterly Performance-Based Reviews for yearly Merit Increase eligibility

After 1 Year

  • 120 Hours of Paid Vacation (separate bank from PTO)

  • 401k Matching and Education Assistance Program

  • 5% Annual bonus (granted per company goals)

  • COSTCO Membership (new hires can participate during our annual sign up/renewal period in March)


  • Associates Degree or higher preferred

  • 3 – 5 years experience in a training role in a manufacturing environment in lieu of a degree

  • Familiar with cGMP requirements for Dietary Supplement Manufacturing

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Able to effectively communicate with all levels of management and functional areas.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.

  • Must have the ability to work under pressure and potentially stressful conditions

  • Under minimal direction, works independently toward department objectives


  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

  • For those applying out of the area: We love working for such an awesome company within the beautiful Pacific NW and understand your motivation is to do the same! Please recognize that relocation packages are not being offered at this time.


As part of the EHS Team, the Training Specialist is responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, updating, and operation of the training programs for all HWP employees. This role will work daily with operations and other management to monitor and assess the training of all employees within HWP’s training programs until they become “fully trained.” This includes but is not limited to meeting with departmental management and subject matter experts to get feedback on the progress of training, meeting daily with trainees to see what is going well and what needs improvement to ensure they have what they need to succeed in their current role. Training and development/improvement of hands-on training using the Next 90 Workbooks and other training materials with an employee’s “overall training experience” being a focal point of the role.

  • Works with subject matter experts and leadership to ensure Policies, Procedures, Work Instructions, Next 90 Workbooks, and other procedural documents are in place, actively followed, used as training tools, are accurate, and put in place for new equipment and processes.
  • Responsible for working with trainees after “Orientation” until fully trained
  • Develops course content for Policies, Procedures, Work Instructions, Next 90 Workbooks, and other procedural documents and coordinates the development of training aids.
  • Continuously assist with updating training programs to meet new training requirements and to maintain up-to-date technical information.
  • Provide train-the-trainer sessions for individuals identified as subject matter experts or trainers.
  • Assesses the effectiveness of training programs and determines the impact of training on employee skills.
  • Develops individual retraining plans for employees who are not keeping pace with their training schedule: Open Training Sessions.
  • Partners with leadership to enhance job performance.
  • Holds “open” and “classroom” cGMP, safety, or general training sessions for employees on all shifts
  • Reports and monitors any unsafe condition.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to successfully pass all job-related tests and certifications required for working in a cGMP, quality environment including but not limited to: inspections and GMP requirements to perform essential functions of the job. Must re-qualify every year on all job-related tests and certifications as job or qualifications require.