Reporting to the Director of HR-Operations, the Training Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing non-technical learning programs for salaried and hourly associates to improve productivity and engagement and reduce turnover in the manufacturing plants. Creates or sources traditional on-ground as well as e-learning courses to include on-going leadership, management, and communications tracks as well as programs identified through informal and formal needs assessments.
Work with Human Resources Managers and Operations Leadership to facilitate unique learning sessions or other developmental programs as needs are identified through annual succession planning and site requests.
Travel to plant and transportation sites to deliver training and leadership development sessions to field managers, supervisors and plant leaders
Assess learning needs through formal or informal means; create or source programs including coaching, traditional on-ground or e-learning courses to address gaps in productivity, retention, engagement and other criteria related to performance
Create, communicate, and audit annual leadership development calendar
Deliver L.E.A.D training for all field leaders on an ongoing basis. Modify as appropriate for field sites and continuously improve the program to ensure appropriate content for all sites
Implementation of continuous skills development process for manufacturing plants; work closely with onsite training resources to deploy training program and ensure adherence to process
Create diagnostic tools and assessments to assess gaps in individual and team performance which will drive recommendations of appropriate courses or other developmental programs
Provide leadership and other management development courses to include classes for hourly team leads, salaried supervisors and other management in the field
Manage LMS for all field sites, provide training to site owners and update system as necessary
Support implementation of hourly training programs in the field through firsthand experiences at sites, working with site leadership to understand best deployment methods and supporting programs past go-live
Captures data and other learning scorecard metrics including evaluations of courses.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Education, Business, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
3+ years in a leadership role in manufacturing, human resources or education
Experience with an LMS system, preferably Alchemy
Innovative solution seeker
Experience developing and executing training programs
Familiarity with adult training methods
Excellent leadership and motivational skills
Ability to multitask and work independently
Advanced computer skills, including MS Excel
Good collaboration and teamwork skills
Ability to lead complex change and transform
Ability to establish rapport with all levels of the organization
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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