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Training Specialist II (Don Plant) Pocatello, ID


Pocatello, ID, US, 83204-7510

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This individual will provide support and leadership for the training functions at the Plant. This is inclusive of operations, maintenance, ESH, engineering, leadership and professional development training. They will enhance developmental opportunities and execute technical training strategies and initiatives that provide employees the skills to meet the expectations of their roles, enhancing their ability to achieve greater results and sustain compliance with all state and federal regulations

Key Responsibilities

  • Determine instructional methods such as individual training, group instruction, conferences, workshops, computer-based training, and demonstrations; select appropriate courseware and training materials
  • Establish standards for training programs and document control
  • Develop training materials by completing research, analyzing educational sources and assessing the needs of each department
  • Partner with corporate resources to effectively execute training initiatives
  • Establish methodology for technician qualification and continuous learning
  • Research and incorporate training techniques and technologies that match industry best practice
  • Develop in-house training or utilize effective outside resources to deliver training
  • Assist in creating online LMS training and maintain the LMS system of record
  • Maintain documentation of all other training documentation for employee training files
  • Review effectiveness of training and offer alternative solutions to ensure objectives are met
  • Lead the effort to continuously enhance the plants talent management program, to support employee engagement, growth/development, and retention
  • Coordinate enrollment of in person trainings, schedule class times, locations and sending out invitations to all trainees

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from 4-year college or university (preferred)

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal knowledge to adjust training to the audience
  • Ability to create and write clear, concise training documents
  • Must be competent working with computer programs such as Windows, Access, Word, and Excel
  • Online Learning system (LMS) administration (preferred)
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Motivation to be creative in developing and delivering training
  • Familiarity with different training methods (preferred)

Job Requisition ID:?9383

Travel Required:?Less than 10%

Location(s):?AB Don Plant - Pocatello?

Country:?United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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