"Join the Acme Brick Family"
TALENT MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
Acme Brick Company (a Berkshire Hathaway Company) is an organization of professionals in the manufacturing and building material distribution industry. We manufacture brick and distribute our own brick as well as brick and associated products manufactured by others. We operate in 15 states with a philosophy that we are much more than a brick manufacturer and distributor.
We are currently seeking a "best in class" highly motivated individual to establish, and continuously improve, a talent management and development function to help each associate reach their full potential. The chosen candidate will be responsible for supporting and guiding 2,000 associates and leaders across the company which will accelerate the growth and development of our entire company.
Responsibilities and Duties
Assess the talent management/development needs across the organization and formulate a strategy to deliver to these needs.
Conduct a needs assessment for online learning and implement the appropriate learning management (LMS) solution to support training delivery and management.
Act as a trusted consultant to both corporate and field partners to assess performance gaps, conduct needs analysis and prioritize learning and development efforts.
Design, implement and evaluate engaging learning activities, compelling course content and web-based programs to develop associates.
Build strong partnerships with field management and cross-functional business partners in evaluating, developing and delivering instructional materials.
Develop learning strategies and maintain programs that drive continued sustainment of all current and future learning and people development initiatives.
Design and launch a leader onboarding and development program.
Identify and launch a compliance training program.
Maintains in-depth knowledge of best practices regarding talent management and development.
Skills and Experience Required for Success
5+ years of experience in curriculum development and training delivery required.
3+ years of experience in talent assessment, development and succession planning required.
2+ years of HR experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment required.
Demonstrated experience with e-learning applications and web-based authoring tools, such as Captivate, Presenter, Articulate, InDesign
Exceptional knowledge of adult learning principles, methods and techniques used in the design and delivery of development solutions as they pertain to a manufacturing/distribution environment.
Exceptional written and verbal communications skills with the ability to convey strategies and complex information effectively at all levels of the organization
Demonstrated experience with implementing and maintaining an LMS (learning management system)
Demonstrated ability to translate business needs to talent management and development programs.
Experience in influencing leaders to gain commitment for new ideas.
Ability to navigate ambiguous situations and facilitate change.
Competencies Required for Success
Achievement Orientation measures results, performs cost benefit analysis; finds more effective ways of doing things; solves problems.
Teaming ability to thrive in a team environment and work collaboratively with others.
Analytical Thinking analyzes systematically and determines what is needed to accomplish goals.Anticipates obstacles and ways to forge through them; strategic foresight.
Integrity Of high moral character and integrity; principled.Understands and embraces company's core beliefs.Honest and forthright.
Innovative Stays abreast of developing trends, risks, technologies, best practices, etc. and brings relevant new and innovative ideas to the table.
Communications Effective communicator in all forms and audiences.Can relate to entry level associates as well as plant and sales office leaders.Direct yet diplomatic; transparent.
Customer Service Orientation discovers and meets underlying needs of customers; becomes a trusted advisor.
Bachelor's degree in business, human resources, organizational development, education or similar required
CPLP strongly desired
Bilingual English/Spanish helpful
30-40% travel to plant and sales locations to stay in touch with our operations as well as deliver instructor-led training. Based in Fort Worth with travel throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and the southeastern U.S.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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