Oct 09, 2019

Training & Development Specialist

  • Stevens Industries
  • Teutopolis, IL 62467, USA
Full-time Education Curriculum

Job Description

Training & Development Specialist, TEUTOPOLIS
  • General Information
    • Job Title:Training & Development Specialist
    • Location:
      • 704 WEST MAIN ST.
      • TEUTOPOLIS, IL, 62467
      • United States
    • Employee Type:Full Time
    • Job Category:Training, Development
    • Industry:Manufacturing
    • Required Degree:2 Year Degree
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  • Brief DescriptionRecognized as one of the fastest growing wood manufacturers in the United States, Stevens is a world-class manufacturer of wood and laminated products. We're dedicated to innovation, technological advancement and beauty in functionality. We credit our achievements to a focused path, and our talented, passionate team members.

    We are a 100% Employee-Owned company. And as such we place great value on our workforce and consider everyone as family!

    This position is responsible for the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of training programs to support Stevens employees and company objectives. Primary responsibility is to develop and implement effective learning experiences, leveraging technology and instructional design concepts to deliver measurable results. The role is also responsible for supporting the administration and coordination of learning activities. The role is a combination of problem solving, designing, and delivery of learning programs and administrative enhancements to internal customers. This role designs and delivers leadership development training, safety training and designs functional training and material such as machine and equipment operation. This role manages the Performance Management process.


    • Identify needs and develop and implement training solutions

    • Creates design documents outlining course objectives, content, assessment, and evaluation criteria

    • Develops and maintains instructional materials and content for training programs using effective instructional design methodologies and technologies

    • Develops assessments and metrics to gauge employee performance and program outcomes; transforms data into meaningful and engaging executive style summaries/presentations

    • Creates, maintains and communicates project/training plans to ensure timely delivery of training materials and programs

    • Present complex information to a variety of audiences (i.e. VPs, Directors, Managers, Supervisors, and employees).

    • Monitor and evaluate training programs to ensure they are current and effective.

    • Analyze performance results and adjust training materials and presentation accordingly.

    • Identify areas for development and provide feedback to functional supervisors regarding training participants' performance.

    • Prepare and distribute training aids such as instructional materials, job aids, handouts, evaluation forms, and visual aids.

    • Organizes and leads in developing learning manuals, pre-work and course evaluation procedures (inclusive of multimedia visual aids and other educational materials)

    • Effectively works with Subject Matter Experts to design, manage and deliver internal training

    • Conducts New Hire orientation and Safety training

    • Manages on-the-job training processes

    • Stays current on the latest training and development methods and technologies

    • Moderates and facilitates learning webinars

    • Develops marketing material and communications in conjunction with other team members to promote relevant courses or learning opportunities in a timely manner

    • Assists in the management of external vendor relationships
  • Requirements• 2 - 3 years' experience (preferably in a facilitation and instructional design or other learning role) Manufacturing experience a plus

    • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Learning, Instructional Design and/or Human Resources)

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Public speaking skills - comfortable moderating discussions either in-person or via web conference • Strong interpersonal skills

    • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple competing deadlines. Effectively communicates status of projects.

    • Experience supporting learning or talent management programs

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 programs (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint): creating, formatting and editing presentations and other documents

    • Knowledge of adult learning theory

    • Knowledge of learning & development best practices and technologies, including instructional design concepts

    • Technical savvy / Ability to learn new systems

    • Collaboration and partnership skills with team and internal customers to best serve the business

    • Ability to effectively collect, analyze, evaluate and prepare learning statistical data

    If you have the skills necessary to thrive in a fast-paced environment, we offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a genuine career opportunity.

    Stevens Industries provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Stevens is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative? Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law
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