The French's Food Company, a subsidiary of McCormick & Company, Inc. and a global leader in flavor is seeking a full-time Training Manager for the plant located in Springfield, MO. This person will report to the CI Manager.
With more than $500 million in annual sales, our company has been crafting trusted foods using simple ingredients of the highest quality. From French's Classic Yellow Mustard, long America's top-selling mustard, to its most recent innovations, such as French's Ketchup, the company has a history rich with delicious creations made from what today would be considered "clean, simple ingredients." To learn more please visit us at www.frenchs.com.
A critical leader of the Journey to Excellence; the integration of High Performance Work Systems (HPWS) and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) at the Site, the Training Manager is the system owner for the Site Training & Development program, as well as the Leader of the Training & Development (T&D) Pillar.
50%: Training & Development System Owner
Partner with the plant leadership team to determine training needs that will drive manufacturing excellence for the facility
Implementation of the training strategy and program structure that is integrated with the Journey to Excellence (identify site level training losses, define training objectives, develop and deliver training solutions that address employee development needs and business priorities)
Develop and implement training standards and measures that support the vision of self-sufficient teams
Ensure the implementation and effectiveness of an on-boarding and early development program and early development for new employees
Determine instructional methods such as individual training, group instructions, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings and workshops. Select or develop teaching aids such as training handbooks, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, computer tutorials, and reference works
Primary support of new technologies as they become available, coordinating and preparing training schedules to accommodate facility needs
Evaluate training effectiveness; assess quality and success of program and share feedback to validate effectiveness
25%: HPO Network Team Participant
Actively partner with other Site Training Managers on the HPO Network team to support HPO Work Systems implementation
Provide framework for overarching training methodologies through standardization with other functions (HR, Safety, and Quality) to create regional training standards
Determine learning management system solution that will meet the needs of the manufacturing sites and JTE
Support the development of robust curriculum for both operational and soft skills
25% T&D Pillar Leader
Leadership of Pillar team to manage the site through the T&D Route
Establishment of the T&D Pillar and capability building of the team
Foster the development of internal subject matter experts through Train-the-Trainer program to leverage internal training resources and promote knowledge transfer within organization
A minimum of 4 years of relevant training experience, with experience developing curriculum and training materials and facilitating training courses
Proven project management skills, with the ability to participate in initiatives according to business needs and strategy
Proven presentation and facilitation skills
Demonstrated ability building and sustaining relationships at all levels required, promoting a high performance organization
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to resolve issues with strong influencing, diplomacy, and partnering skills in order to grow business relationships and guide business partners to the best solutions
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Willingness and ability to work flexible hours to support the needs of a multi shift operation
Experience working in a manufacturing environment and leading production / manufacturing employees
Experience in adult learning theory
Experience working in a TPM environment
Experience working in a High Performance Work Systems (HPWS) and/or Self Directed Work Team environment
Knowledge of SAP, manufacturing methods and related equipment
Experience in the food and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing industry
FDA / GMP knowledge
French's is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
As a general policy, French's does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future.