Job Name:
Training Specialist

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Location: Goodyear, AZ
Andersen Corporation
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Description & Requirements

Imagine working for America’s premier window and door manufacturer in a new state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing and distribution campus. The 500,000 Sq ft. climate-controlled facility in Goodyear, AZ is an amazing place with smart factory technology, warm, welcoming and fun work environment, privacy rooms for new mothers, prayer/ meditation rooms along with an outstanding benefit and compensation plan. This combined with the Andersen history and culture creates an outstanding opportunity for you to join a great organization! 


This position contributes to operations strategies and initiatives through execution of the training system, and coaching that drives retention, safety, employee engagement and a continuous improvement culture.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Deliver and sustain training initiatives and programs that drive retention, employee engagement and business performance. Use a variety of mediums: hands on training, classroom, on the job, e-learning, and virtual.(Develop a video library of the different operations base on training within industry principals to support training in each of the manufacturing lines)
  • Support talent pipeline and leadership development programs with a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Coordinate and track annual training plans for plant associates to include safety, quality, compliance and continuous improvement.
  • Train and develop training team leads and line trainers based on training within industry principals.
  • Provide onboarding support to new VSTL and VSS..
  • Develop and report on measurements related to onboarding, retention and development.
  • Collaborate with VS leaders in the creation and reporting of metrics that show business impact
  • Coach and train others across the operation that are involved in hands-on training, orientation and onboarding.
Qualifications - External
  • Knowledge and experience with lean, safety and quality manufacturing concepts, processes and workforce training methods.
  • Associates degree (or equivalent education and/or experience) in manufacturing, training, lean, continuously improvement, industrial safety, HR, or instructional design.
  • Minimum 3 years manufacturing, logistics or industrial experience, including 2 with training or coaching responsibilities.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Strong interpersonal skills - specifically verbal communications.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.