Manufacturing Training Manager

Tesla - Buffalo, NY3.6

The Role:
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to lead, support and manage our manufacturing training system. This person will build a strong and capable manufacturing training team that supports Production at Tesla's Gigafactory 2. The successful candidate is driven, organized, confident, and has a proven track record of achieving training targets and goals. This full time role requires the flexibility to support manufacturing training activities with on-going cooperation of the work station trainers and management.

Work with the Production Management, Leads and Work Station Trainers on implementing our training systems.
Manage the training staff who will support Solar Roof manufacturing. Engage and partner with the leadership of these departments.
Lead internal training audits to ensure that training requirements are followed.
Develop and facilitate training and development, learning initiatives, and training recommendations for specific disciplines.
When necessary and applicable, update manufacturing instructions to the latest revisions as approved by engineering / process owners.
Work with management to determine training needs and determines subsequent training and development priorities.
Lead the training specialist in identifying root causes and corrective actions on QDRs related to training.
Participate in the implementation of the Learning Management System (LMS), to track training, assign training, coordinate training and create training reports.
Promote continuous improvement of all training program
Participate in the development of the new hire training program to ensure onboarding success.
Administer training classes when necessary.

Minimum B.S./B.A. in Education or related field preferred.
Evidence of exceptional ability.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including solid interpersonal skills.
Proficient in MS Office software (Word, Excel, Power Point).
Familiarity with continuous improvement methodologies.
Demonstrated personal leadership and accountability.
Minimum 4 years of similar experience.
Experience in providing on-the-job training, ideally with manufacturing personnel.
Experience in providing classroom training.
Proven ability to be highly organized with strong attention to detail.
Understanding in adult learning principles, instructional design or education.
Experienced in using a Learning Management System (LMS).
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