Training and Development Specialist
AMRI - Rensselaer, NY

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Job Description:
The Training and Development Specialist’s primary
responsibilities will focus on coordinating the site’s
training activities.
1. Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to create job
and site specific training. Utilize on-the-job, online,
and classroom training. Incorporate all forms of
electronic and traditional media. Key target groups
including, but not limited to Analytical Development,
Manufacturing Technicians, Environmental and Waste Water
Technicians, Warehouse Material Handlers, and Facility
Groups.
2. Confer with managers to determine skill gaps and
training needs. Promote training consistency by
educating those in supervisory and managerial positions.
3. Coordinate activities of instructors engaged in
training employees. Train instructors to conduct
training.
4. Administer the Learning Management System.
5. Schedule classes, based on availability of
classrooms, equipment, and instructors.
6. Evaluate current training materials and recommend
changes.
7. Evaluate site orientation program and recommend
changes.
8. Monitor budget to ensure that training costs do not
exceed allocated funds.
9. Write budget report listing training costs, such as
instructors' wages and equipment costs, to justify
expenditures.
10. Monitor instructors during lectures and laboratory
demonstrations to evaluate performance and provide
feedback for improvement.
11. Provide regular updates to the Leadership Team on
training progress for each group and areas for
improvement.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in business
administration, psychology or a related field.
  • At least three years of training experience in an
industrial setting.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities in
a professional and timely manner.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to effectively present information in a clear
manner, facilitate discussion, demonstrate procedures
and respond to questions.
  • Computer and internet skills including Microsoft
Office.