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Director, Training and Development in Chicago, IL at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 2/16/2020

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Director, Training and Development

City: Chicago / State: Illinois                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

At EVRAZ NA we invest in our people through training, leadership development opportunities and engagement. We are looking for a Director of Training and Development with experience accelerating talent building. The ideal candidate will succeed by collaborating closely with all levels of our organization to define immediate and long term strategies that will shape our leaders and enhance organizational performance. This newly created role will be responsible for analyzing the training needs and gaps at all levels across the organization. As a strategic business partner, this role will design, deliver, coordinate and evaluate education programs/curriculums aimed at enhancing and reinforcing our culture of learning and development. This position reports to the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Lead the training and development center of excellence (COE)
  • Provide guidance and support to Human Resource Business Partners (HRBP), business leaders and managers in areas such as training plans, career development, succession planning, etc.
  • Create a learning and development roadmap that addresses short and long term business needs and includes front-line supervisor training and employee engagement initiatives
  • Design and deliver training in various mediums including classroom, action training, individual coaching, webcast and other technology mediums Develop training materials and job aids to support and reinforce learning objectives and organize regular train the trainer sessions
  • Research new training programs to keep up with effective ways to teach
  • Ensure overall training quality through implementation and monitoring, feedback, testing, competency evaluation and ongoing analysis of key metrics; communicate the impact of offerings on key metrics
  • Partner with leaders to accomplish strategic priorities, develop content material and support the organization’s culture transformation and improved effectiveness
  • Integrate diversity and inclusion strategies throughout learning and development activities
  • Generate formalized high potential development opportunities and explore new ways to engage and grow high potential talent
  • Manage the governance, management and effective functionality of the Learning Management System, with support from our HR Systems team
  • Make recommendations to the business on the most effective use of the vendor/training spend, the annual course offerings and oversight of the budget



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree and/or HR related certifications; advanced degree specializing in leadership, organizational change, business, or strategy, preferred
  • 10+ years in a HR/people leadership role, preferably in industrial manufacturing
  • Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) and/or Society for Human Resource Management-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), preferred
  • Demonstrated experience advancing the long-term learning and development agenda, while executing on short-term initiatives with extensive experience developing and executing a learning development curriculum in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with Learning Management Systems and E-learning tools
  • Knowledge of traditional and modern training methods, tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of adult learning and instructional design principles, behavioral effectiveness skills, organizational development strategic curriculum building and learning technologies.
  • Proven record of strong relationship building, organizational skills and the ability to be work independently
  • Proven ability to support multiple cross-functional teams across the North America
  • Creative problem-solving skills with a passion for performance strategy development
  • High degree of emotional intelligence and flexibility in a dynamic culture
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including formal presentation skills

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree and/or HR related certifications; advanced degree specializing in leadership, organizational change, business, or strategy, preferred
  • 10+ years in a HR/people leadership role, preferably in industrial manufacturing
  • Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) and/or Society for Human Resource Management-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), preferred
  • Demonstrated experience advancing the long-term learning and development agenda, while executing on short-term initiatives with extensive experience developing and executing a learning development curriculum in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with Learning Management Systems and E-learning tools
  • Knowledge of traditional and modern training methods, tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of adult learning and instructional design principles, behavioral effectiveness skills, organizational development strategic curriculum building and learning technologies.
  • Proven record of strong relationship building, organizational skills and the ability to be work independently
  • Proven ability to support multiple cross-functional teams across the North America
  • Creative problem-solving skills with a passion for performance strategy development
  • High degree of emotional intelligence and flexibility in a dynamic culture
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including formal presentation skills

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