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Mesa, Arizona, United States
3 days ago


Responsible for developing and implementing soft-skill training initiatives for Empire's work force.  Responsible for curriculum design, development and facilitation of training for assigned topics.  Effectively assess the need for external training consultants, through research and analysis; provides recommendations as appropriate. 

Essential Functions:
  1. Promote all aspects of Learning and Development with specific focus on soft-skill development; Business Professional, Management and Leadership Development.
  2. Administer training plans, procedures and programs that address the organization’s training needs.
  3. Will be required to attend “Train the Trainer” courses for certification on specific subject matter.
  4. Maintain knowledge and understanding of Empire's business and anticipates future learning and development needs based on business realities and organizational shifts, making recommendations for changes needed.
  5. Evaluate existing courses on an on-going basis, ensuring continuous improvement and business relevance.
  6. Build and foster relationships with Caterpillar and external client contacts incorporating their inputs into course materials, as appropriate.
  7. Drive change management and business cultural transformation efforts to promote a learning environment within the organization.
  8. Build and foster relationships with Empire workforce, with whom the position relies upon to be successful.
  9. Perform other duties/responsibilities as assigned.
  10. Work safely at all times.  Adhere to all applicable safety policies.  Comply with all company policies, procedures, and standards.
Additional Responsibilities:
  1. Travel to outlying locations on an as-needed basis.
  2. Work within and promote corporate values.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
  1. Functional expertise in assessment, evaluation, and training needs analysis, organization systems, and internal consulting.
  2. Knowledgeable in Adult Learning Theory; conducts trend research for best practices.
  3. Strong negotiation skills and project management experience.
  4. Skilled at making clear and persuasive presentations.  Builds credibility quickly with all levels of the organization.
  5. Ability to work in and manage ambiguity, deal with issues or problems, work independently, drive for results and stay focused to accomplish objectives with a sense of urgency.
  6. Ability to think strategically and systemically.
  7. Ability to be flexible, creative and can grasp complex concepts and execute ideas.  Motivated by challenges.
  8. Excellent written and spoken communication skills with individuals or in small or large groups.
  9. Must be able to meet all safety requirements for applicable safety policies and use of all required safety equipment.
  10. Must have acceptable attendance to meet all company standards and requirements.
Education and Experience:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field preferred; or equivalent years of experience specializing in Human Resources, Training or Organizational Development.
  2. Minimum 5 years’ experience in a corporate learning function managing the analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of learning and development programs.
  3. Experience with instructional design preferred.
  4. Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus.
  5. Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, and talk or hear.
  2. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop and kneel.
  3. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  5. This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position".   A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that EMPIRE in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others. 
Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics 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.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  2. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  3. The noise level in the work environment is usually office moderate.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.

Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Empire Southwest is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 57840950
  • Location:
    Mesa, Arizona, United States
  • Company Name: Empire
  • Industry: Manufacturing
  • Job Function: Trainer/Facilitator
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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