Training & Development Specialist

Job Location: 
Chicago, IL

Are you a degreed CORPORATE TRAINER looking for your next opportunity in Chicago? Do you have a passion to develop and design E-learning curriculum and training programs from scratch? Are you experienced with collaborating with various business units and manipulating multi media and video applications to create training programs?   If so, we have a newly created job that was meant for you! 

This TRAINING DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST role is an excellent opportunity in the Greater Chicago area with a technically focused and fast growing company that offers outstanding health benefits, a very competitive compensation package, 401K, tuition reimbursement and many other side benefits! 

 If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to:

The TRAINING DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST is a key member of the company’s Human Resources team. This individual will work in a highly collaborative environment utilizing adult learning methodologies to help analyze training needs, assist in the development of a corporate development strategy, support the delivery of courses, and monitor and report on the effectiveness of training.

This newly created role will play a key objective in supporting development initiatives such as evaluating, coordinating and facilitating a comprehensive range of learning and education programs for all employees.



Collaborates with HR, Technical Learning and Development Team, business leaders, and subject matter experts to design, develop, and deploy learning solutions to address identified needs.

Manages multiple training projects simultaneously; assists in the development of project plans, coordinates resources, identifies and overcomes barriers, and ensures timely completion

Organizes various day to day training activities including learner enrollments, logistical set-up, material planning, and post-training follow-up/analysis

Creates, delivers and maintains leadership development materials, including in-person and online training and other resources

Instructs and facilitates in a wide variety of education and training classes and leadership workshops as needed

Develops train-the-trainer programs where applicable

Integrates the latest technology in ways to enhance learning and performance improvement

Owns of all training activities and materials ensuring they meet the requirements set by relevant organizational and statutory policies including employment and federal and state laws

Serves as the key point of contact to answer staff questions regarding training needs and programs

Conducts needs assessments to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of learning and development programs

Audit and modify training courses as necessary




Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Business, Instructional Design, Human Resources, Education, Training and Development, Organizational Design, or related field required


Five years professional experience in a training capacity in a MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT; to include adult learning, instructional design, and curriculum development utilizing blended learning approaches, required

Must have successfully created and implemented multi-location, multi-media training programs

Working knowledge of training development software

Travel requirements: Will be required to travel to client locations Nationwide and in Canada. 20%

Learning Management System (LMS), preferred

Experience must include but not limited to:

Leadership development

Management skills

Strategic planning

Communication skills

Relationship building

Speaking and writing


If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to:



Recruiter Name: 
Scott Fre
Recruiter Phone: 
Scott Fregien
Manufacturing & Engineering

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