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Job Title: Manager, Technical Training
Location: USA
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Logistics/Distribution
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Manager, Technical Training  - (Point Lisas, Trinidad)
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
The Manager, Technical Training will report to the site's Managing Director.
What you will do:
  • Direct, plan, implement, promote and control an operator training program with effective induction and recurrent training
  • Direct, plan, implement, promote and control a maintenance training program for mechanical technicians with effective induction and recurrent training
  • Direct, plan, implement, promote and control an electrical and instrumentation training program with effective induction and recurrent training
  • Direct, plan, implement, promote and control a contractor training program with effective induction and recurrent training
  • Direct, plan, implement, promote and control training program for professionals with effective induction and recurrent training
  • Maintain an interface with management in all areas of employee training and education
  • Monitor Trinidad’s entire training program (employee and contractor) and recommend to management where remedial action may be necessary to bring up to standards and ensure due diligence, while communicating to management team where training programs and procedures can be improved or expanded to meet current and future needs
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Human Resources, SHE and Process Safety in order to achieve various training objectives at Trinidad site
  • Support and work with Human Resources in providing management and employees with training, information, contacts, and resources concerning leadership and supervisory development, higher education, certifications, etc. to enhance individual competencies which will enable all employees to perform current and possible future job assignments at maximum potential
  • Support and work with SHE & Process Safety to ensure employees are properly trained to safely perform tasks and effective training is provided to staff in safety program requirements
  • Review available data streams (SHE, PSM, M&R, Operations, Employee Engagement) to determine any necessary modifications to the training
  • Develop annual training goals and objectives for Trinidad to the management team for discussion, feedback, and approval
  • Oversee the development, and support the evolvement of training programs
  • Identify and report on Training Metrics, effectiveness and ROI on training
  • Audit reference materials, selection of materials, class outlines, lesson plans, and training aids to ensure materials are sufficient for supporting operating functions and ensuring safe operating techniques
  • Ensure required competencies are clearly communicated to employees being trained so expectations are clear
  • Ensure competency checks are in place to assess training and performance
  • Work with appropriate supervisors and human resources and provides feedback and recommendations regarding probationary employees or to address performance concerns and training needs of existing employees
  • Continually manage and strive to ensure existing training content is evergreen so that materials and presentations of classes or computer based training are effective and consistent with government regulations and corporate policy and guidelines
  • Monitor (as necessary) outside trainers, vendors, and consultants to ensure that training is conducted in an efficient, effective, legal, and professional manner
  • Provide day-to-day direction and oversight to the training personnel to fulfill identified training objectives
  • Ensure a high level of service and efficient performance of training roles by establishing, monitoring and measuring goals and objectives and coaching direct reports for superior performance
  • Personally conduct training as needed and appropriate and develop, prepare, and introduce training specifications, policies, procedures, programs, or manuals as necessary
  • Verify and assure achievement of government regulations and corporate policy and guidelines for instructor or employee certifications and other company objectives
  • Manage and ensure current and accurate records retention is being captured through the existing Learning Management System, and that current LMS Success Factors is being utilized at full potential
  • Compile, analyze, and report to site on compliance with recurrent training
  • Develop Training Steering Committee which should meet monthly to collaborate on progress and needs
  • Produce Monthly Training Report with metrics for circulation to Department Heads
  • Coordinate the review, update, and upkeep of Development Plans for each employee in Success Factors in collaboration with department heads and employees
  • Critically evaluate data from Performance Assessments (MAP) to determine training and developmental needs for each employee in collaboration with Department Heads and managers responsible for training in SHE, Operations, and Maintenance & Reliability
  • EAM employee profile entry
What you will bring:
  • A BSc degree in Education, Human Resource Management, Engineering, or equivalent, supplemented by a certificate in Adult Learning or Facilitation offered by a recognized university
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to deliver high quality and effective training personally, and through direct reports
  • At least 6-8 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably heavy industry energy sector, and a minimum of 3-5 years of teaching and training delivery experience
  • Knowledgeable of government and regulations as well as company policies and guidelines with ability to extract pertinent information from resource materials and incorporate into training design
  • Knowledgeable of training standards and requirements including in industrial mobile equipment
  • Knowledge of adult learning and inst To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION
    Job Post Date: 01/12/21
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