Company: Russell Stover Chocolates
Posted on: February 12, 2024
At Russell Stover, not only do we love chocolate, but we love
our jobs! Every day we go to work exhibiting our values of
excellence, innovation, entrepreneurship, responsibility, and
collaboration. Working at Russell Stover you'll be part of the
leading manufacturer of boxed, seasonal, and sugar-free chocolates.
For over 100 years, Russell Stover Chocolates, Whitman's, and
Pangburn's have been crafted with the finest ingredients to bring
happiness to generations. Today, we produce over 55 million pounds
of chocolate annually, and our legacy brands can be found in 13
company-owned stores and over 9,000 wholesale accounts. Join our
team and let's continue making chocolate lovers happy! A day in the
life---The Training Coordinator will lead site training programs
and events in support of Operations & LPW initiatives. They will
guide the implementation of new learning systems and tools by
strategically developing unique training programs fulfilling fellow
workers' specific needs to maintain/improve job skills and overall
work environment. Duties and Responsibilities Participate and
maintain a positive and supportive work culture developing trusting
relationships with peers and others in the organization.
Work with area-specific experts to train new employees and
cross-transfer skills horizontally across the factory.
Evaluate and monitor equipment training effectiveness and skill gap
analysis, always looking for improvement opportunities.
Meet with Operations, Safety, Quality, Maintenance, Warehouse and
Human Resources regularly to identify near-term ongoing training
needs. Work with department management to identify
training/transfer opportunities. Maintain site training record
systems including an up-to-date list of individual qualifications,
and position requirements. Assists with development of training
aids such as One Point Lessons (OPLs), Standard Work Instructions
(SWI), manuals and handbooks, and other training tools.
Facilitate learning based on site requirements through a variety of
delivery methods including classroom instruction, hands-on
training, on-the-job coaching, and virtual or computer-based
training, using 70/20/10 learning principles. Work with corporate
training manager to evaluate and continuously improve training
material and methodology. Work with all Departments to organize and
implement site training needs outside of equipment training such as
LPW tools/practices, Safety, Quality, or methods of Problem
solving. Develop, Manage, and maintain in-house training facilities
and equipment. May identify external training programs or groups to
address ongoing training needs or improvements to current programs.
May conduct new employee and contractor orientation programs with
sign offs and documentation records electronically/manually. Other
duties as assigned.--Basic Qualifications Excellent interpersonal,
written, and oral communication skills. Proficient in MS Office
programs; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, ... Can utilize project
planning and video editing tools.
Organized and has attention to detail. Able to maintain
confidentiality. Able to multitask and prioritize tasks to address
the most critical and pressing demands first. Analytical and
problem-solving skills. Comfortable with managing cloud-based data
Knowledge of adult instructional techniques and learning theory
Familiar with training techniques and strategies. Site equipment
operation knowledge is a strong asset. Minimum of 1 year experience
working in a manufacturing environment.
Minimum of 1 year lead or supervisory experience. --Preferred
Qualifications Able to effectively connect and interact with all
individuals - integrity, empathy, and sincerity. Have strong
motivation. Visible team player at workplace A positive attitude Be
respectful. Have cultural awareness and sensitivity skills.
Demonstrate a dedication to the position and the organization.
Demonstrate sound work ethic.Physical Requirements:
Must be able to routinely sit, stand, stoop, kneel, bend, climb and
Must be able to lift 49 lbs.
Work in extreme cold, extreme heat, extreme wet or humidity.What
it's like at the Russell Stover Plants Safety. Your safety is
important to us, so we provide protective gear. We also go through
an in-depth Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) training on your
first day and continue to share safety tips daily Surroundings.
You'll be working around different machines - Schubert's,
forklifts, electric pallet jacks, and chocolate candy banks/steels.
Activity. Some activities may require standing in one place for
long periods, walking around, or climbing stairs/ladders, and
routinely lift 50 lbs. Temperature. You will be comfortable
year-round with our climate-controlled environment. Our
temperatures are consistently around 63--F but could fluctuate
depending on your specific role. Smell. You will enjoy a variety of
deliciously sweet aromas and you may end your day smelling like
chocolate! Dress code. Relaxed, with a few rules to follow for food
safety, personal safety and in guidance with our good manufacturing
practices (GMP). Comfortable, closed-toe shoes are required.
Leather, imitation leather, or rubber boots or shoes must be worn
in the kitchen and other areas when working around hot
liquid/product or hot water.At Russell Stover Chocolates, we don't
just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we
thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and
our community. Russell Stover Chocolates is proud to be an
equal-opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action
employer.We provide equal employment opportunities to all people
without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry,
citizenship, age, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, physical or
mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic
information, military service, veteran status, or any other status
or characteristic protected by law.Employment by Russell Stover
Chocolates is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility
Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education
verification, and satisfactory reference and background check
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