Semiconductor Manufacturing Training Specialist
Fairchild Semiconductor Incorporated - South Portland, ME

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Semiconductor Manufacturing Training Specialist

Fairchild Semiconductor, a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile products, is seeking an organized, energetic training expert with a background in designing, developing and delivering semiconductor manufacturing and technical training. This individual will consult with key stakeholders and members of the manufacturing organization to understand training needs; assist with the design and delivery of training programs; and contribute to the goal of consistent and high-quality education and knowledge management. This position reports to the Manufacturing Excellence Training Manager.


South Portland, Maine


Design training focusing primarily on classroom and webinar modalities.

Consult with internal customers, partner with subject matter experts, and develop training content that meets the needs of the manufacturing organization.

Facilitate pilots, train-the-trainer, instructor-led, and virtual learning programs while continuously identifying strengths and improvement opportunities in instructional design.

Maintain and consistently improve upon learning management system solutions related to manufacturing,such as maintenance, new functionality, streamlining curriculum creation, and reporting.

Monitor, measure, and report on the effectiveness of manufacturing training programs.

Performance Objectives

Develop and continuously improve manufacturing training. Successfully understand Fairchild’s business and meet with key stakeholders to understand existing training and future needs within the first month.

Ninety days: (first quarter): Learn Plateau LMS at an intermediate level, become well-versed in all online learning software and how it is used at Fairchild.

Six months: Develop or redesign two manufacturing courses; a classroom course, or other learning program.

Use Plateau at an administrative level to support all manufacturing training needs. In a year’s time, the training specialist will have developed innovative and effective solutions in manufacturing education and, at the same time, learned new techniques, technologies, and applications.


Knowledge in semiconductor manufacturing required

Working with e-learning development authoring tools (such as Articulate Studio and Storyline,Camtasia, and Adobe Captivate) is a plus.

Training experience in a technical or manufacturing environment preferred.

Understanding of adult learning theory and the ADDIE method of instructional design.

Must be able to design interactive and creative online programs that engage learners and result in increased retention and participation.

Exceptional written, verbal, instructional, and facilitation skills.

Ability to work independently and establish effective working relationships with all levels of staff.

Knowledge in using Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.

Able to come up with an effective training solution with often-times complicated information and multiple stakeholders, while encouraging internal customers to think outside the box and move away from a “that’s the way we’ve always done it” philosophy.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as Google apps and collaboration tools.

Experience using online conferencing tools such as WebEx or Adobe Connect.

Takes initiative to learn new technologies or applications.

Experience in writing and managing documentation and revisions.

Understanding of video and audio editing preferred.


Minimum associates degree in engineering or technical field; semiconductor experience strongly preferred.

Cetifications from/or in any of the following: ASTD, eLearning Guild, instructional design, or similar training certifications.

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