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Specialist, Plant Training

Company:  Ball Corporation

Findlay, OH, US, 45840

Date:  Jan 16, 2022
Job Category:  Human Resources
Req. ID:  15280

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?


Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.


We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. From infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.


Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.


We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.



Primary purpose of the position:

Drives operational excellence though the deployment and execution of a standardized and comprehensive technical training program.  Drives quality and consistency of training delivery by assisting trainers with training methods, materials and classroom operation through on-site and remote delivery methods.  Promotes a continuous improvement culture through the identification of gaps and opportunities in materials, methods and technology.


Essential Responsible Areas:

  • Drives an effective training program that enables teams to safely and effectively perform consistent, high-quality, role-based work consistently across assigned plants to maximize operational performance.
  • Drives effective use of the training assets in the plant including the training room, aids, materials and related technology.
  • Drives consistent training delivery by developing plant training resources with approved methods, skills and techniques.
  • Drives continuous improvement of the training program through collaboration and feedback with the regional technical training department.
  • Drives and administers plant based training grant opportunities in collaboration with the regional technical training department.
  • Indirectly drives employee adherence to the defined training program by monitoring and reporting status of training completion against defined targets of timing and performance.
  • Champions use and functionality of training program and ensures accuracy / effectiveness through a validation strategy that includes visual observation along with both formal and informal feedback.
  • Conducts training, when appropriate, on general concepts and topics as defined by the standardized training program
  • Supports the successful deployment and execution of the LMS system included administration duties as defined by the program.
  • Supports training-related employee onboarding activities as defined by the training program
  • Supports and follows critical control processes such as change control systems, document control systems and SOP/WI systems.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication across the plant to insure training processes are equally and effectively supported across all crews and shift.


Position Requirement & competencies:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience; adult education, instructional/curriculum design
  • Job related experience for 3 yea(s) minimum
  • Advanced user of technology including computers, tablets, software
  • Experience with teaching and supporting trainers on adult learning methods, skills and techniques
  • Experience developing content using Microsoft Office and other content development tools
  • Experience using and supporting learning management and content management systems
  • Ability to identify, organize and administrate local training grant opportunities
  • Ability to communication with associates at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently
  • Personal integrity, confidence, and enthusiasm
  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.
  • Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.


Compensation & Benefits

  • Hiring Salary Range:$60,000-$90,000 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Other Compensation:   This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


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Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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