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Training Manager Chemical, Beaumont

Date: Mar 16, 2019

Location: Beaumont, TX, US

Company: Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.



About the Position

This position provides direction & leadership for the manufacturing hourly & salary education & training efforts in the chemical organization to ensure that all manufacturing associates have the competencies required to meet customer & government requirements & continuous improvement in every manufacturing performance indicator. The position is accountable for the management &/or coordination of the hourly training processes & systems which meet prescribed training guidelines. This position is key to the implementation & measurement of key intervention strategies which allow each plant to achieve its performance objectives. The Training Manager plays a key role in assessing local competency gaps & helps to define measures for remediation of these gaps.  


Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead & direct the plant training function. Assists in developing annual plant training plan. Identify & organize resources to implement hourly & salary training plans. Participates in auditing plant training function performance against training guidelines. Advises plant leadership on matters related to floor education & training.   


  • Oversee & use plant training systems. Certification check-off process. Annual verification & performance screen process. Recordkeeping system. Objective based training methodology system for training documentation. Testing/test-out system. Develop best practices among our chemical manufacturing facilities, which includes regular support visit to Houston & to a lesser extent Bayport & Niagara Falls.    


  • Conduct &/or implement training programs, new employee orientation processes & assist with salary training implementation as necessary. Train trainers. Maintain & support craft/maintenance training. Measure & evaluate training. Evaluate skills attained in job training. Conduct post training follow-up. Develop metrics that measure impact of training. Verify that training relates to organization development requirement. Identify performance gaps (knowledge, skills & ability).      


  • Communication: Maintain an “open door” & model effective two-way communications with associates at all levels of the facility. Communicate training issues to HR Manager & Plant Leadership. Maintain daily communication with Plant Leadership, Site Shift Managers, etc. to insure positive training relations. Participate in public relations. Participate in public relations assistance as requested. Coordinate & participate in community & outreach events as required.     


  • Leadership: Model effective leadership & communication skills at all times. Maintain confidentiality.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Degree in business/ personal management/ business administration preferred.
  • MBA or Master’s degree in training & education desired.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in training facilitation for hourly & salary staff.
  • 2-5 years' experience managing the functions of planning training, scheduling tacking, evaluation, reporting at a mid-sized company or 1-2 years at a large company.
  • 2-5 years conducting gap analysis & proposing solutions for countermeasures.
  • 2-5 years' experience in curriculum design & development writing objective-based training guides & the creation of evaluation tools.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to


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