27 days old
2018-08-282018-09-27

Instructional Designer

Niagara Bottling
Diamond Bar, California 91765
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

At Niagara, we’re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water. 

Consider applying here, if you want to:   

  • Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.   
  • Develop lasting relationships with great people.   
  • Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.

Instructional Designer

The Instructional Designer is a strategic internal consultant who focuses on analyzing business needs to update and create training content for self-guided, manager or peer-to-peer led, and classroom learning. Additional responsibilities include conducting needs assessments, metric creation and analysis, conceptualizing, designing, producing learning programs/activities, and facilitation as required for our Supply Chain Training Team.Core Functions

  • Identify and recommend method for roadblock removal in the work environment to ensure that training can be supported and effective in goal fulfillment
  • Design and develop course materials based on the principles of adult learning theory
  • Plan sustainable learning solutions targeted at various employee levels within Supply Chain
  • Facilitate learning sessions as needed 
  • Define success criteria as an expected result of training content, and evaluation of success
  • Formulate job-aids to allow for post training support, including checklists, glossaries, and quick reference guides
  • Create metrics and evaluations, analyze data
  • Validate learning retention using observations, interviews, data collection and review, as well as formal evaluations
  • Remain abreast on technologies, industry trends, and best practices used to create effective solution-driven content
  • Stay informed of relevant changes in processes or procedures related to Niagara’s Supply Chain department and order-to-cash process
    • This includes understanding of roles, best practices, strengths/opportunities, technical systems, in addition to upcoming process and system changes

Content Development

  • Conduct thorough needs assessments to ensure training solutions are developed based on solving knowledge and skill gaps
  • Plan and develop/update multimedia learning content and courses for Niagara’s Supply Chain Team
    • Learning content will primarily focus on:
      • Technical skills required to efficiently use and maintain the software applications required for various positions in Supply Chain, such as Oracle EBS/OTM/Service Cloud, JDA, Logility, Tableau, Supply Chain Guru, among others
      • Core functionality to successfully onboard or retrain in any department within Supply Chain, such as Strategic Planning, Customer Service, Strategic Solutions, Procurement, and Logistics
      • Amelioration learning opportunities, for example Excel shortcuts
  • Utilize e-learning software to assist in material delivery
  • Use image, audio, and video editing software to refine raw media to meet the standards necessary for practice in instructional media
  • Ensure developed material is formatted in accordance with company/department formatting standards
    • Content may be used in a traditional setting, e-learning, or alternative
  • Write technical documents and SOPs using relevant technologies
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure accurate content
  • Ensure the accuracy and consistency of generated documents and job-aids

Miscellaneous

  • Coordinate enrichment activities, such as inter-department rotations and creative learning experiences
  • Manage projects; work to meet project deadlines, report project progress in a way consistent with Team management protocol
  • Analyze the results of training programs and modify future curriculums to better meet the needs of the business
  • Attends summits, training opportunities, and collaborations on and off-site
    • Not expected to exceed 5% off-site
    • Create and track course offerings through Niagara’s Workday learning portal

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice

Requirements

Work Experience/KSA’s

  • Required:
    • 3-5 years  – Experience in Field
    • 2-4 years  – Experience in Position           
    • 0-2 year(s)  – Experience Supervising Employees

                *experience may include a combination of work experience and education

  • Preferred:
    • 5-7 years  – Experience in Field
    • 3-5 years – Experience in Position            
    • 0-2 year(s)  – Experience Supervising Employees
    • *experience may include a combination of work experience and education

Competencies

Proficiency in, but not limited to:

  • Needs assessment consultation
  • General instructional design concepts and practical implementation
  • Experience in application of adult learning methods and pedagogy
  • Well versed in various forms of training execution to best determine the appropriate design for the target audience
  • Detail oriented with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Aptitude to actively listen, convey, and understand the conversation, comments, and questions of others
    • Values opinions that are different from their own
    • Ability to comprehend and break down complex technical topics to clearly communicate how to perform such activities
      • Technical writing
      • Internal client customer service focused
      • Innovative with the ability to creatively think outside the box for solutions
      • Strong analytical and problem solving talents, root cause analysis
      • Self-motivated, takes initiative, and solution driven with moderate supervision
      • Change management
      • Commitment motivated, independently productive, ability to manage change, stays focused under pressure and in a dynamic environment
      • Strong public speaking skills and educational workshop facilitation
      • Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft SharePoint
      • Adobe Creative Suite (CS6), specifically Flash Professional, Adobe Captivate, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and Acrobat, as well as Articulate Storyline
      • Multimedia skills:
        • Proficient in manipulating and synchronizing video & audio files for use in content delivery  
          • Willingness to do voice over work
  • Ability to identify and interpret multimedia design needs as well as develop creative and responsive design concepts
  • Exercises sound judgment and ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce
  • Ability to work with and influence individuals throughout the organization without direct authority, providing leadership throughout the company 

Education

  • Minimum Required: 
    • Bachelor's Degree in Instructional Design, Education, Supply Chain, and other related fields
    • Preferred: 
      • Master's Degree in Instructional Technology, Education, Supply Chain, Business Administration, and other related fields

Certification/License:

  • Required:            N/A
  • Preferred:           N/A

Foreign Language

  • Required:            None Required
  • Preferred:           None Required

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