Training Manager 7/28/2018

Sig Sauer, Inc. Newington, NH

Location
Newington, NH
AJE Ref #
582392948
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
998
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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TRAINING MANAGER

Category: Business Process
Location: Newington, NH

Training and Learning Manager

Location: Newington, NH

SIG SAUER, Inc. is The Complete Systems Provider , leading the firearm/outdoor industry in American innovation, ingenuity, and manufacturing. SIG SAUER brings a dedication to superior quality, ultimate reliability, and unmatched performance that has made it the brand of choice among many of the world s elite military, government and law enforcement units as well as responsible citizens. SIG SAUER offers a full array of products to meet any mission parameter, including handguns, rifles, ammunition, electro-optics, suppressors, ASP (Advanced Sport Pellet) air guns and training.

Our headquarters is in a 206,000 sq. /ft. state-of-the-art facility at Pease International Trade port in Newington, New Hampshire, conveniently located less than 1 hour north of Boston. SIG SAUER has more than 1,700 employees across eight locations, and is the largest member of a worldwide business group that includes SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG in Germany, and Swiss Arms AG in Switzerland.

For over 100 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved and thrived by blending American ingenuity with German engineering and Swiss precision. The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team.

We currently have an opportunity for a Training and Learning Manager to join our team at our Newington New Hampshire headquarters. See what you can do when you aim higher.

Position Summary:

The Training and Learning Manager will lead the design, development and delivery of courses, as well as the management of training metrics and resources in support of the company s strategic integration project. This position will partner with multiple cross functional teams to maintain focus on the training and learning needs of the business.

Responsibilities:

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Support the change management strategy and plan which at a minimum includes plans for stakeholder identification and sponsorship management, communications, training and organizational readiness assessment. Integrate content of communication, training and change activities to ensure focus on behavioral change.
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Manages the design, development, and roll-out of learning content including delivery of selected courses
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Partner with functional areas to conduct ongoing needs analysis, training effectiveness checks, learning transfer, and trend results.
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Identifies gaps between ideal and actual performance required to meet organizational business needs and determine performance deficiencies; aligns learning solutions with business goals
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Measures and analyzes effectiveness of learning and performance improvement solutions and identifies immediate opportunities to improve outcomes, with an emphasis on performance metrics including behavioral change, overall readiness for operations, and business results
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Performs general program support in a proactive manner to ensure successful learning events, including acting as a point of contact for programs and answering logistical and content related questions
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Manage external vendors who supply content and delivery expertise to support SIG SAUER s curriculum
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Work with other project team members to gather and analyze detailed information about the process design and the impact on the roles and the organizations affected (for example, information on the transactions owned by particular roles).
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Identify human and organizational risks and propose mitigating actions/responses
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Understand the significance of the changes within the functional areas to further improve training effectivity.
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Support the management of and promotion of realistic expectations of the organization with regard to new systems and processes, e.g. capabilities, features, etc.
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Complement project communications strategy and generate communications deliverables as assigned
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Generate and maintain advocacy at the executive level of the respective organizations and stakeholder buy-in for the implementation project.
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Support the impacted businesses with direction, expertise, guidance, information and detailed training frameworks, where appropriate, to ensure that they can conduct the necessary activities to minimize organizational risks.
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Evolves a learning culture in various levels and functions within SIG SAUER as well as embedding a development mindset
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Acts as a partner with HR and business leaders to provide L&D support to achieve the business objectives
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Willing and able to travel as required.
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Performs other duties as required.

Requirements

Qualifications Education and Experience:

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Bachelor s degree in Instructional Design, Organizational Development or related discipline highly preferred
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Advanced degree a plus
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Minimum of 5 years of learning and development experience in a corporate environment
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Experience with Cornerstone LMS or LMS implementation preferred
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Experience working with virtual learning platforms and building digital/virtual learning programs a plus
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Certification or training in Change Management methodologies preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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Strong change management skills

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Mastery of learning principles, tools, technology, metrics, and practices
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Communications, resistance management, sponsor and stakeholder management
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Experience conceptualizing and executing team engagement/effectiveness strategies

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Strong interpersonal, coaching, facilitation, and influencing skills
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Strong project management and execution skills
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Excellent multi-tasking, organization, and time-management skills
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Sound business acumen with corresponding analytical and judgment skills
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Strong customer focus with ability to foster effective cross-functional partnerships



SIG SAUER, Inc. is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. Apply