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Meridian Street - Huntsville, AL
Full Time
4 Year Degree


Role Summary:


The Learning and Development Manager will develop and administer the Learning and Development program for the company.


Scope of the Position:


The Learning and Development Manager will support 375+ employees at 4+ Alabama and Tennessee locations and manage a team of 1-3 employees.  The office will be based at the Huntsville Meridian Street location.  This position requires <25% travel to job sites.




Responsibilities expected of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop, implement and track annual learning and development programs to align with business goals
  • Conduct organization-wide needs assessment and identify skills or knowledge gaps and recommend solutions
  • Work closely with subject matter experts, department leaders, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure learning content accuracy and relevance
  • Foster an inclusive and participatory learning environment that encourages active engagement and knowledge retention
  • Establish and maintain learning plans for all positions
  • Recommend appropriate learning methods or activities (e.g. simulations, e-learning, mentoring, on-the-job training, professional development classes)
  • Design, prepare and order educational aids and materials
  • Maintain learning management system and records
  • Host train-the-trainer sessions for internal subject matter experts
  • Prepare reports for senior leadership team with the outcomes of learning and development efforts
  • Support emerging leader and management learning initiatives as required
  • Partner with business leaders and health and safety representative to ensure required safety training is administered
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of learning programs and make recommendations for improvement
  • Create and deliver an annual calendar outlining all training requirements
  • Schedule and conduct a quarterly conversation with each direct report as required


Position Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to complete full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)
  • Progressive knowledge of learning management systems and web delivery tools
  • Computer skills including MS Office
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Ability to implement new processes and motivate others
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Flexibility to cover multiple shifts
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field, preferred
  • Minimum of five to seven years of experience in a Learning and Development role in a manufacturing environment
  • Hands-on experience coordinating multiple training events in a corporate setting

Physical Requirements:

  • Walking, standing and sitting for long periods of time