Chemical Manufacturing Training Specialist

Nufarm Americas

Location: Manufacturing

Job Type: Full time


Grow a Better Tomorrow with Nufarm.

We know that growing is about more than just crops and cultivation. It’s about sunshine and rain, early mornings and hard work. It can be frustratingly unpredictable but also wonderfully uplifting. More than anything, it’s about people. Nufarm is the dependable partner behind thousands of agricultural success stories. Every day, growers around the world turn to our products and our people to help with the challenges of fighting disease, weeds and pests, and to increase crop yields.

How can you Unearth the Possibilities with Nufarm?

Based in Chicago Heights, IL Nufarm is looking to engage a motivated Chemical Manufacturing Training Specialist to own, administer, deliver, and continually improve training in support of Nufarm’s training strategy. You will serve as an ongoing educational and training resource to ensure that all manufacturing employees located at our three sites receive the training needed to perform their jobs safely and effectively. Key training focus will be on Operator Development and operational processes.

What will you be doing?

  • Manage the training curriculum and records for all employees in manufacturing using Nufarm’s Learning Management System (LMS) Success Factors.
  • Work with plant leadership to define learning needs assessments and applicable KPIs measure the effectiveness of Nufarm North Americas Training Program.
  • Provide training, follow-up coaching and feedback to employees and managers based on individual needs and development opportunities.
  • Work with Site Leadership to develop and deliver solutions to training gaps.
  • Create new training materials and ensure all current training materials are up to date and relevant.
  • Establish and develop processes/best practices for scheduling e-learning and other training.
  • Ensure that training SOPs are updated and remain current.
  • Drive PSM including but not limited to PSRM 1Employee Participation, PSRM 4 Operating Procedures, and PSRM 5 Training.

What do you bring?

You hold a bachelor’s degree and instructor-led training experience. The right candidate will have experience and knowledge in PSM (Process Safety Management) systems and OSHA 29 CFR 1910. As well as proficient software skills including Microsoft Office. You have excellent verbal and written communication necessary to communicate with various audiences and ability to effectively provide employees instruction on process and practice.

If you want to be a part of a thriving, supportive environment and are inspired by the prospect of being a part of something bigger, we’d love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. All employment decisions are decided based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We are committed to building an inclusive environment for all Nufarm employees.


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