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Training & Development Specialist

General Information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking a Master Trainer for its South Boston, VA location. In alignment with the North America Hub’s vision and growth strategy, this role is responsible for facilitating various training to include leadership skills, interpersonal skills, lean concepts, and various orientation/onboarding topics. Training materials will be provided by vendors or created within the company. This role will have input into the course development and may even assist the Training & Development team in the creation of training content. The Master Trainer role reports to the Training & Development Lead at the site location.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and lead training, including leadership skills, interpersonal skills, lean management, orientation/onboarding, and other non-technical training topics.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams, including Operations, Training & Development, Process Engineering, and Continuous Improvement Leaders, in creating training materials and facilitating associated training.
  • Assist in training/qualifying On-the-Job Trainers, including coaching On-The-Job Training (OJT).
  • Maintain training records within a Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Learn the Lean Management system (ITM System) to support training and coaching others to build capabilities on the Lean tools and methods.
  • Research effective teaching methods and apply them to continuously improve facilitation skills.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Proven leader and results-oriented professional with experience driving organizational change and business results.
  • Candidate must already have work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.
  • Degree/certifications in education, business, human resources, information technology, psychology, or related field OR
  • Equivalent education and experience as a trainer, training specialist, teacher, coach, or related position.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, facilitation, and teaching skills.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral, to all levels of employees and management teams.
  • Knowledge of various facilitation methods and approaches to ensure all types of learners are engaged.
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
  • DDI Facilitator certification is strongly desired (requirement to achieve certification upon starting role, if not certified).
  • Experience with Lean Principles is a plus (requirement to learn these upon starting role)
  • Experience with administration of LMS is a plus.
  • Willingness to continue your own learning and development
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively; self‐motivated and disciplined to meet deadlines in the context of competing priorities and projects; lead and work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Comfort operating in a fast-paced environment with the ability to successfully multi-task and meet deadlines and customer demands with a sense of urgency.
Location South Boston, Virginia, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Human Resources
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-03-22
Reference number R0047216

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

Hitachi Energy is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome you to apply and want you to know that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, protected veterans' status or any other legally protected characteristic. For more information regarding your EEO rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites here and here. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.