Manufacturing Training Manager - #9805061


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Kalama, WA
Contract type: Full time

Job Description

Primary Purpose & Value of the Department & Position:

The Training Manager will identify and monitor Manufacturing/Operational training needs in the organization, and evaluate, design, plan, and implement training programs, policies, and procedures to fulfill those needs. The Training Manager must be performance-based, learner-centered, and evidence-informed in their approach and will work to optimize performance at the worker, work, and workplace levels.

This is a collaborator role; working with in-plant SMEs, job incumbents, corporate and administrative employees to create accurate and relevant content and deliver learning for performance on the job. This role will be responsible for delivering and the completion of all training.

This position assesses company-wide Manufacturing/Operational developmental needs to drive training initiatives and identifies and arranges suitable training solutions for those employees. This includes both positional training, required company training and /or required HS&E training. This includes shaping the organization’s training strategy and improving processes and systems.

The Training Manager is responsible for evolving the organization's manufacturing training system and capabilities to a best-practice manufacturing industry standard for all manufacturing associates, supervisors and leaders; and all company employees for HS&E training.

This role is hybrid with opportunities for in-person collaboration and has travel requirements to other sites for up to 20-25% of the time.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Regularly reviews training programs; suggests enhancements and modifications to improve engagement, learning, and retention and/or to meet the changing needs of manufacturing best practices.

Ensures that learning programs and initiatives are learner-centered, and performance based. Uses evidence-informed practice to assess, design, develop, and implement learning that is essential to performance on the job. Ensures that training materials and programs are current, accurate, effective, and measurable.

Maintains knowledge of new methods and techniques for training, and training requirements applicable to the organization and/or industry; and uses cross-functional collaboration to get the content right, key results defined, and to aid in implementation.

Identifies problems and opportunities such as operational changes or industry developments that training could improve.

Conducts or facilitates required and recommended training sessions.

Collaborates with vendors and third-party training providers to arrange employee registration for and participation in outside training programs.

Ensures that training milestones and goals are met while adhering to approved training budget.

Develops training and development programs and objectives—effective training materials utilizing a variety of media.

Develops and maintains organizational communications such as intranet bulletin boards and newsletters to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources.

Conducts follow-up studies of all completed training to evaluate and measure results.

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