Operations Trainer (Teaneck)


: $86,130.00 - $132,000.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Reporting to the Vice President of Operations Human Resources and working closely with other members of the manufacturing Sr. leadership team, the Operations Trainer(s) will be responsible for driving training solutions for assigned Wastequip manufacturing sites. This individual(s) will play a key role in the delivery of onboarding and new employee training, developing and delivering training on process standard work, on-the-job training, environmental, health, and safety (EHS) training, and other targeted training solutions to develop employee job skills, change or establish new work processes, and/or improve employee performance.

Major Responsibilities

  • Onboarding: Participate in and/or coordinate shop-floor job applicant interviews and skills demonstrations; coordinate and deliver Day 1 @ Wastequip new employee training; monitor the onboarding process and intervene as needed to ensure adherence to the established process and make recommendations for improvements
  • Safety Training: Ensure that all employees have completed required safety training; deliver weekly standup safety refreshers; deliver forklift certification training/retraining; participate in other safety activities as needed
  • Process Training: Work closely with manufacturing engineers, area supervisors, and the Operations Excellence team to develop standard work; ensure that all on-the-job training adheres to established standard work; lead and/or participate on root cause analysis teams as a Subject-Matter-Expert (SME) to understand and resolve process interruptions;
  • Coaching: Coach employees daily to develop and/or maintain their performance to improve the work of the employee, the team, and the department
  • Documentation & Reporting: Ensure that all training is documented properly; complete periodic reports as needed; continually follow up with employees, supervisors and managers to ensure the effectiveness of training; update/revise training documents as needed
  • Requirements

  • Leadership ability to provide direction and assistance; shares knowledge and is well respected by team members
  • Learning Skills ability to learn and grasp new information and concepts quickly and accurately
  • Communication - ability to clearly communicate complex concepts verbally and in writing; comfortable presenting to small and large groups; interact well with subordinates, peers, and superiors in a combined effort to maximize performance
  • Time Management and Flexibility ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at once
  • Process Improvement solicit and seek feedback to improve current processes; proactive problem solver and analytical thinker
  • Bias for Action - sense of urgency, a positive attitude, and a collaborative problem-solver while working in a team environment
  • Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years shop-floor manufacturing experience required; preference given to candidates with demonstrated MIG welding and/or production painting knowledge
  • Experience leading employees and delivering on-the-job training highly preferred
  • Bilingual with above average communication skills using both Spanish and English is a plus.

  • Associated topics: fertilize, forklift, fork lift, inventory, management, manufacture, mow, prune, scanner, ship * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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