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Smithfield Foods Plant Training Specialist in Altoona, Iowa

Plant Training SpecialistID2021-17760Job LocationsUS-IA-AltoonaCategoryOperationsTypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusNon-ExemptShiftOther - Ask for detailsJob Locations US-IA-Altoona Your Opportunity Responsible for working with On-the-Job Trainers and Training Supervisor to ensure new hire training is conducted both on the line and in the classroom. Will work with new hires to on-board and orientate in job skills and Smithfield Policies. Will be responsible for walking the production floor to check on new hires and assist with training needs for new hires and job movement created through the Job Bidding Process. The Training Specialist will assist with job specific training that may include knife sharpening techniques, LOTO, Animal Handling, Floor Hyster Training and other job specific knowledge required for an employee to learn their assigned position with the company. Will work with Training Supervisor to coordinate facility training needs daily and to ensure tracking documents are in place to verify training and identify those needing additional training. Core Responsibilities Train new and existing employees on job-specific topics and procedures conducted annually and monthlyAssures that all new employees receive the necessary training to perform assigned jobs safely and according to job standards.Utilize training platform to conduct training, track and report on training activity.Evaluate training programs and modifies as needed.Promotes continuous improvement and innovation of all training programsWrite and revise training SOPs to accurately reflect current practices.Communicate with employees about their job requirementsProvide feedback to the Production supervisor for the progress reports to be communicated to employeeAssists other plant departments as needed and miscellaneous duties as assigned by supervisor.Ability to work various shifts and hours.Ability to travel to other facilities.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 2+ years of experience in manufacturing operationsAbility to perform operational positions within the facilityEffective verbal and written communication skills Bi-Lingual in more than one language preferredAble to work with co-workers and Management proactively and in a team environmentShows problem solving abilitiesExperience in computer programs to include Microsoft, Word, Excel, Power Point and/or other computer programsAbility to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment. Work Environment and Physical Demands The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.Occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision and ability