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The training and development manager is responsible for improving the productivity of the organization’s employees. This position assesses property-wide development needs to drive training initiatives and identifies and arranges suitable training solutions for employees. This position actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate, enhance performance and recognize performance.
- Administering programs to train employees in installation, operation, safety, and/or maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.
- Developing training manuals, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.
- Collaborating with outside vendors to develop and/or assist in training needs.
- Planning, developing, and providing technical training and staff development programs for organization employees, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.
- Providing orientation and training on new course materials.
- Selecting appropriate training aids.
- Preparing lesson plans relevant to training material.
- May monitor training personnel records to ensure that employees have met all company training requirements for company and regulatory compliance.
- Analyzing course evaluations in order to judge effectiveness of training sessions and to implement suggestions for improvements.
- Overseeing work of lower level technical trainers.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Knowledge of petrochemical site best practices.
- Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement and evaluation of training effects.
- Ability to effectively communicate as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Excellent project and time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or a related discipline. Prefer advanced degree; in human resource management, training and/or organizational development.
- Certification: Association for Talent Development (ATD)
- Minimum of 4 to 6 years of experience working in petrochemical industrial plant environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
- Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.
This position will initially be located in Baton Rouge, LA during construction. This position will ultimately be located at the plant site in St. James, LA.
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other related tasked be performed as assigned.