Stanley Black and Decker Training & Development Specialist in Verona, Mississippi
Direct all training and development activities to ensure they are carried out efficiently, cost-effectively, and in accordance with the organization's policies and regulations.
Analyze and identify the training and development needs of employees in all areas of the business (including both hourly and salaried)
Serve as a connection with Department Managers/Supervisors to develop and implement training, development and succession plans that are appropriate for their business needs and that are consistent with the overall training strategy.
Design the strategy to develop, implement and maintain the organizational culture (environment, safety, leadership, teamwork, life balance).
Design, develop and implement training plans for employees, including measuring the effectiveness of them; Evaluate ongoing programs to ensure relevance in business processes and employee development
Build and maintain strong, trust-based relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the business with the highest degree of integrity and discretion.
Maintain relationships with existing workforce development partners (technical schools, community colleges, etc.) and further develop other co-op/internship and apprenticeship opportunities
Use performance reviews and skills gap analyses to identify training needs per department, team, and individual
Participates in working groups, councils, and committees
Lead, direct, evaluate and develop a team of training professionals.
Support business priorities
Develop strategy that supports the execution of the business based on Mission, Vision and Values
Keep up to date on news and innovations in training and education in the industry so that the training activities of the organization remain relevant.
Select and manage day-to-day relationships with external consultants and training providers.
Support compliance with training audits
Support the development of the leadership group
Comply with corporate and legal requirements
Other duties as assigned.
E d uc a t i o n R e q uir e d :
- Bachelor’s degree in OD, Business, Human Resources, Education or related field strongly preferred.
W ork E xp e ri e nce R e q u i r e d :
5+ years of experience in Human Resources, Organizational Development or Training preferred.
5+ years of experience in:
Developing/designing and delivering training programs/curriculum
Demonstrate proficiency in the development of training strategies applying world-class adult learning principles
Experience leading and developing a team of training professionals
S kills & K n o w l e d ge R e q uir e d:
Self-starting, results-oriented individual who is team oriented
Effective organization, time management, and verbal/written communication skills
Advanced computer literacy, especially Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Word
Willing to work additional hours to cover off shifts for communication rhythms
Able to handle multiple projects and priorities as well as deal with ambiguity
Demonstrates leadership and people management skills, proven ability to effectively develop, coach, and motivate employees
Ability to prioritize and work well both independently and as part of a team
Demonstrates a strong attention to detail
Interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
Strong project planning
Ability to manage groups, facilitate sessions, and presentations
Knowledge about organizational behavior, group dynamics, tools for managing change, intervention strategies, conflict management and problem solving
Ability to analyze in ambiguous or difficult problems
Focused on continuous improvement
We Don’t Just Build The World, We Build Innovative Technology Too.
Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you’ll get the unique chance to impact some of the world’s most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black + Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.
Who We Are
We’re the World’s largest tool company. We’re industry visionaries. We’re solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.
Benefits & Perks
You’ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, retirement benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.
What You’ll Also Get
Career Opportunity: Career paths aren’t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
Learning & Development:
Our lifelong learning philosophy means you’ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).
Diverse & Inclusive Culture:
We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that’s how the best work gets done. You’ll find we like to have fun here, too.
You’ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.
All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.
For the builders and protectors, for the makers and explorers, for those shaping and reshaping our world through hard work and inspiration, Stanley Black & Decker provides the tools and innovative solutions you can trust to get the job done—and we have since 1843.
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