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Trainer - I

Date: Jun 6, 2022

Location: Paris, IL, US, 61944

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Conducts manufacturing-related training activities within assigned manufacturing facility; develops new training programs, methods, and materials; and updates current programs to reflect the most recent process changes and/or developments.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Trains manufacturing facility employees on company’s production processes and related topics
2. Conducts “train-the-trainer” sessions for supervisors, managers, and other trainers, as needed
3. Analyzes performance improvement needs through individual interviews, focus groups and surveys, as well as by working with the management teams at their assigned facility
4. Creates training programs for identified gaps in employee skills, knowledge, and behavior
5. Develops instructional materials for training programs, including measures of competency
6. Modifies content and materials for existing training programs, including participant manuals, job aids, and instructor guides
7. Ensures that the materials presented in training programs reflect the most recent process updates
8. Monitors effectiveness and usability of instructional media elements developed, reports areas of weakness in media or media development processes, and recommends areas for improvement
9. Facilitates new hire orientation at local facility training center, coordinates the schedules of presenters, and fills in for presenters on an as-needed basis
10. Maintains a thorough understanding of, and keeps current with the latest industry technology, tools, trends, and processes
11. Performs other duties as assigned


At North American Lighting

1. Meets one of the following education and experience requirements:
a. HS Diploma or GED, plus 5 years of related manufacturing and/or training experience; OR
b. Associate's Degree in a Manufacturing, Organizational Development, or a related discipline plus 3 to 5 years of related manufacturing and/or training experience; OR
c. Bachelor's Degree in a Manufacturing, Organizational Development, or related discipline plus 0 to 2
years of related manufacturing and/or training experience
2. Prior experience conducting training sessions in a manufacturing environment is preferred

3. Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
a. Knowledge and understanding of the following:
i. TWI training methodology
i. Adult learning theory is preferred
ii. Teaching and instruction for individuals and groups is preferred
b. Organizational and planning skills
c. Computer software skills — ability to proficiently use standard business software packages with an emphasis on MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access
d. Written and verbal communications and presentation skills
e. Interpersonal skills — ability to confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority and to maintain composure in stressful and/or sensitive situations

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 9162

Location: Paris Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur