Reporting to the VP of Human Resources and Labor Relations, the Manager, Learning and Development is responsible for the creation, execution and continuous improvement of employee training across all functions. This includes all facets of program management to meet deliverables, curriculum development, and delivery methods, ensuring compliance to all railroad specific and regulatory training, which is critical to the business, along with behavioral skills training and leadership development initiatives. Longer term strategies include developing LORAM University offerings both for employees and training specific to our rail grinding technologies for our customers.
Railroad Specific Training and Compliance
Develop and maintain relationships with appropriate railroad safety and regulatory leaders to help influence and ensure understanding of all required railroad training and certifications
Ensure that all Loram employees are given the training and tools necessary to be successful in their current role while preparing them for personal and professional growth opportunities to increase market share for Loram globally.
Values Based Leadership: Recognized by others as living and teaching Loram’s values and who appropriately responds when others behave in opposition to the values.
Driving Execution: Translating strategic priorities into operational reality; aligning communication, accountabilities, resource capabilities, internal processes, and ongoing measurement systems to ensure that strategic priorities yield measurable and sustainable results.
Building Partnerships: Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one's area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
Trusting and Transparent Based Communication: Is naturally inclusive and shares information to instill a learning culture and to drive dialogue, debate, and decisiveness. Values and promotes cross functional relationships with peers to build trust and transparency across organizational lines, for the good of the whole.
Business Acumen: Using economic, financial, market, and industry data to understand and improve business results; using one's understanding of major business functions, industry trends, and own organization's position to contribute to effective business strategies and tactics.
Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Leading a team of technical trainers, project managers and e-learning content developers
3 – 5 Years
Emerging e-learning technologies that enable on line learning and measurement
5 - 7 Years
Facilitation of content development
Program and Project Management (PM Certification very helpful)
Railroad Safety Training Design and Facilitation
2 – 4 Years
Basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic assembly and operation
*Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special licenses, other education, certification or professional memberships:
Maintain railroad safety training and certifications.