Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:To develop, direct & support industrial training for the organization in line with “business excellence” model. Build training capacity to support business growth and workforce transitions. Liaison with internal and external resources to qualify for external funds; prepare submissions for grants/tax credit programs.PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:Implement training processes and features such as: needs analysis, instructional design, training materials & technologies, evaluation of trainee skills/comprehension, recordkeeping & measures of training effectiveness. Initial programs will focus primarily on manufacturing methods/skills to meet customers’ quality specifications.Confer with production management, engineering and quality to gain knowledge of work situations and to prioritize training deliverables.Gain production management’s commitment for hands-on work areas and access to equipment.Assemble schedule/milestones to address current training deficits.Formulate teaching outlines and determine instructional methods utilizing knowledge of specified training needs and effectiveness of such methods as E learning, group instruction, demonstrations.Develop training materials using desktop publishing/graphics/presentation packages; maintain training materials in document control system.Performs assessment of customer and GKN training requirements.Maintains training system procedural documentation.Maintains Training Program requirements and personnel records within training system software.Develops & maintains training material and assessment methods.Plans & schedules training sessions.Responsible for Train the Trainer program & maintains list of qualified trainers.ENGINEER ASSESSMENT REQUIREDEDUCATION:Requires a 4-year degree in Human Resources, Communications, Organizational Development or Industrial Instruction.KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:8+ years’ experience in instructor-led or eLearning instructional design in a manufacturing environment.Extensive knowledge of instructional technology principles, methods, techniques, and standards.Understanding of principles of adult learning, particularly how it pertains to manufacturing plant environment.Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite.Creative ability, writing proficiency, strong visual graphic design ability and public speaking skills.Strong MS Excel skills. Good MS PowerPoint and Word skills.Working knowledge of ERP systems.VOLT is an equal opportunity employer