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People Development Specialist Job, Sterling Heights, MI

Job Number: 1026432

Location: Sterling Heights, MI

Date Posted: 2-7-2017


The People Development Specialist is responsible for designing, developing and delivering the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) course offerings. The People Development Specialist will utilize the classroom, lab, plant and on line environments to disseminate knowledge. He/she will assist, coach and mentor participants through the PDCA process for the application of tools learned from the academy, in plant training, and application of PD tools for competency management. Organize, develop and schedule plant training. Provide feedback and follow up to the plant staff and WCM Academy of training. Work with operational leads to plan appropriate training based on need. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Education in the development of learning material in an industrial setting or adult learning
  • Analysis of training needs for the plant and align these needs to the company strategy
  • Create and standardize training module templates
  • Work with operational leads to plan appropriate training
  • Develop and manage training plans
  • Review individual training and development plans for target completion
  • Coaching and follow-up training with employees
  • Manage 24 week new hire immersion program
  • Assist with leading the human error management system from all aspects of safety, quality, professional maintenance, logistics and environmental perspectives to drive plant performance Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in a positive direction
  • Management of quality gates for People Development
  • Coordination of Manufacturing Training Area (MTA) and training as required
  • Provide reports to senior plant management as required
  • Participate in WCM activities to support PD and audits
  • Support HR/PD functions as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Education, Business or Engineering
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to adapt to changes
  • Ability to work in a team and in a fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Instructional design experience
  • Ability to use raw data to drive strategic plans to impact KPI 

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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