VIVA USA Inc Training and Development Specialist in Waterloo, Iowa
Description: Performs various activities within the training and development area. This is the first level of specialist and typically possesses prior generalist experience or a degree in education and training. MAJOR DUTIES: Description of the major duties performed in this job. Investigates training and development needs of employees in support of training needs analysis or other such projects. Based on needs analysis, develops training proposal and/or other development activities designed to close gaps related to employees' knowledge, skills or behavior competencies. Coaches managers and employees on training and development opportunities that relate to the identification of development needs and are consistent with Enterprise objectives. Assists with the development of training and development programs as well as the delivery of such programs. May develop basic programs or straightforward job related skills training. Also, is certified to deliver various courses developed within the Company such as Train the Trainer courses or those courses obtained externally. Prepares instructional materials and job aids for courses. Administers scheduling of training facilities, the reporting of training hours and other related administrative duties in the training area. Implements training requirements related to Enterprise projects such as Performance Management or Succession Planning. Specific Position Requirements This role will support 5S Activities: • Collaborate with Drivetrain teams to identify 5S/visual factory opportunities and solutions • Work with operations to execute monthly 5S audits in production and non-production areas and define corrective actions • Implement 5S improvements that align with factory initiatives • Provide training on 5S/visual factory requirements • Create factory signs and labels to support 5S needs • Manage and execute print room requests for Operations • Participate in Rapid Continuous Improvement (RCI) events and Day in the Life (DITL) activities Education – Prefer at least 2-year degree in any field or equivalent work experience Skills – Must have previous Kaizan or 5S project work. Must have great computer and communication skills. Previous print room experience is preferred. Ability to run vinyl printer. This position will work 1st shift (7 am to 3:30 pm). Minimal overtime. VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.