Director Talent Management

Human Resources Birmingham, Alabama




Do you want to be the director of talent management at Autocar?


Who are we?  Autocar is the only American truck manufacturer focused on trucks for severe-duty vocational applications. But above all, Autocar is focused on our customers:  Our truck helps our customers to be more successful and to achieve their challenging objectives.

Autocar’s hundreds of customers include every national waste-hauling fleet, major cities such as Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, and Charlotte, and many of the largest retailers and freight handlers in North America.

As the industry's technology and innovation leader, Autocar has forged strong partnerships with the leading suppliers in the business, including, Allison, Cummins, ArvinMeritor, Hendrickson among others, and has delivered more natural gas vehicles than all of our competitors combined. 

Key Responsibilities

          Create training programs that support the development of Key Talents based on the assessment done by the Executive Leadership team

          Conduct training needs analysis at individual, department, and plant levels

          Manage and/or develop education and training budget. Obtain funding to support training plans

          Develop and implement appropriate annual training plans and monitor the completion of them, by managing training records to ensure effective tracking and compliance

          Schedule all training in most efficient way to maintain production schedules

          Manage training facilities (meaning) ensure facilities, supplies, etc. are in order

          Manage Inventory of Trainers & Vendors to deliver training

          Identify potential internal trainers and certify them as train of trainers

          Evaluate Technical / Non-Technical training and measure the impact/effectiveness of them (data collection, analysis, and reporting)

          Report-out status to the Executive Team to ensure alignment with the business objectives


Required Skills

  • Highly organized self-starter comfortable leading and capable of working in a rapidly changing environment with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of management.
  • Ability to evaluate skill requirements of the organization and develop solutions to fill gaps.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and leadership within and outside the authority.
  • Demonstrated capability as a project manager, delivering on complex employee development and learning programs.
  • Strong persuasion and negotiation skills.


Where will you work? This role is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

What do we offer in benefits? We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, to include base salary and benefits such as medical/dental/vision options, retirement/401K plans, etc.