Training & Development Specialist in Manawa, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 11/26/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Manawa

Job Type:

Production Support

Job Posting Title:

Training & Development Specialist

Job Description:

Job Title: Training & Development Specialist
Department: Operations
Reports To: Human Resources Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt

Updated: October 2020

SUMMARY: Responsible for improving the productivity of the organization’s employees through the deployment of effective training initiatives and programs. Plans, develops and implements strategy for training and development, establishes and maintains appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of training and development programs.

 Assessment of training needs in consultation with department supervisors and creation and execution of learning solutions
 Develop a detailed training curriculum with a testing and certification procedure for various departments of the company
 Design and develop, engaging training programs which provide content necessary to meet training needs of the organization.
 Review training program evaluations and conduct program effectiveness assessment
 Collaborate with functional areas across the organization to increase information sharing, performance support and training delivery skills
 Coordinate with other functional/departmental managers so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs of training and development, and to ensure they are fully informed of staff training and development objectives, purposes and achievements
 Determine the extent TWI (Training Within Industry) concepts will be incorporated in the overall training and development strategy and ensure execution of such
 Oversees Standard Work and Training Checklist development
 Manage and control expenditures within agreed budgets
 Maintain awareness and knowledge of contemporary staff training and development theory and methods and provide interpretation to supervisors and managers within the organization
 Plan and deliver training courses personally on-site or utilizing CBT
 Arrange for the maintenance of all necessary equipment and materials relating to the effective delivery and measurement of training
 Ensure all training activities and materials meet with relevant organizational and statutory policies, including health and safety, employment and equality laws
 Develop self and maintain knowledge in relevant field at all times

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES include the following:
 Positive Attitude
 A natural leader who inspires team members to reach their full potential
 Possess the knowledge of Learning tools and how they can be applied to business challenges
 Drives initiatives through to completion on time and on budget – results driven
 An effective teacher and trainer to which employees respond positively
 Strong facilitation and presentation skills
 Accuracy and adherence to high standards
 Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
 Self motivated with strong multitasking, analytical thinking, problem solving and leadership skills
 Considers the impact of decisions throughout the organization
 Strong people skills – ability to coach and mentor employees
 Strong written and verbal communication skills
 Good computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.)
 Knowledge of manufacturing process and practical experience in manufacturing environment
 Strong leadership with the ability to influence a wide range of people from the shop floor to senior management

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, and minimum of five years of manufacturing related experience with 2-3 years of training delivery required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend instructions using good written and verbal communication skills. Has the ability to effectively present information to various departments and employees.

 Requires sitting, bending, climbing stairs, extensive standing and walking the manufacturing facility
 Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
 Must be willing to work necessary hours to fulfill the needs of the job

 50% – Office setting
 50% – Manufacturing Floor

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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