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Learning & Development Specialist – Manufacturing

LOCATION:               Hamburg – Germany

REPORTS TO:            Global Learning Manager – Manufacturing


Company Background:

Ingredion is a Fortune 500 provider of ingredient solutions that helps nourish, comfort, sustain, and delight people around the world. Ingredion’s wide range of ingredient solutions is strategically designed to address changing consumer trends and preferences. Our specialty portfolio includes starch-based texturizers, clean and simple ingredients, plant-based proteins, sugar reduction and specialty sweeteners, and food systems. Our innovative ingredient solutions are used by consumers in everyday products, from foods and beverages to paper and pharmaceuticals. And we do it all in a planet-friendly sustainable manner.

The MANUFACTURING TRAINING SPECIALIST will be accountable for developing and delivering technical and compliance training for our manufacturing team members. This includes the development and delivery of high quality, effective learning standards in alignment with global leadership to apply at assigned site(s) to standardize training, operate on a common platform, and ensure consistency across the network.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Onboarding – Owns all new employee on-boarding activities (including salaried and hourly) at assigned sites and ensures execution in alignment with global standards.
  • Training expert – Partners closely with local leadership (Plant Manager, HR Manager, etc.) to provide leadership and expertise for any site -functional training needs that may require additional local design and development as well as with peers and key subject matter experts in Safety, Quality, and other functions to identify training requirements and develop content in coordination with the global manufacturing training team to ensure consistency across sites.
  • CI – Supports Manufacturing’s Continuous Improvement journey by developing curriculum, shop floor standards, and monitoring training effectiveness.
  • Training Plan – Establishes a plan to keep regional content and training current for team members including refresher training as needed. Creates certification criteria and cadence for recertification of technical jobs.
  • Skill matrix – Develops with site input a global skills matrix for each role supporting job tiers in alignment with prioritized site training plans.
  • LMS – Ensures effective use of LMS, training reporting tools and training effectiveness while communicating training status updates and business impact.

Qualified candidates will have:

Mandatory requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Education, HR, OD, Psychology, Engineering, Operations, or similar related discipline.
  • Experience leading and developing training programs in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working with Workday Learning.
  • Experience coordinating learning and development activities throughout the organization; perform training administrative tasks in a Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in all Microsoft office tools.
  • German and English fluency, both written and spoken.

Desirable requirements:

  • Proven project management skills and the ability to facilitate organizing and managing multiple priorities and/or projects.
  • Preferred experience utilizing Articulate 360 to create engaging and interactive e-learnings or CBTs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status.

Ingredion provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.

Privacy Notice: The Candidate Privacy Notice explains how Ingredion uses personal information about job applicants, and what rights an applicant has in respect of the use of this information for recruitment purposes.  This Notice applies to applications submitted via Ingredion’s careers websites and any third parties, such as recruitment agencies, job boards and other means, such as by post and email.  The Notice can be accessed here:

English: https://emea.ingredion.com/legal/candidate_privacy_notice.html

German: https://www.ingredion.de/legal/datenschutzhinweis_fur_bewerber.html

Relocation Available:

Yes, Within Country