Training Manager

Human Resources Sumter, South Carolina


Job Summary

The Training Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of Company training systems and programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and implement operator training and certification programs, including identifying and engaging appropriate subject matter expert (SME) support.
  • Ensure the overall training systems and programs of the facility to meet and exceed all regulators entities state and federal guidelines. (FDA, OSHA, and HR to name a few)
  • Work with key stakeholders to assure appropriate Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Quality, Food Safety and Human Resources (HR) compliance trainings are assigned and completed as required.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a Master Training Schedule and associated training materials to ensure compliance and documentation of results.
  • Regularly report training completion metrics and goals to site leadership.
  • Develop and maintain job specific training curriculum and learning guides.
  • Collaborate on the development and delivery of trainings for key initiatives and topics, as needed.
  • Participate in the development and enhancement of New Employee Orientation processes by reviewing and providing training requirements and materials associated to Operations.
  • Assist with prep-audits, audits and related follow-up items associated to training.
  • Collaborates with vendors and third-party training providers to arrange employee registration for and participation in outside training programs.
  • Research and apply for appropriate state or other externally sourced training funds.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or related field such as (Human Resources, Education, Communications, Engineering, etc.). 
  • 5-7 years of training design, development and delivery experience.  Experience in Food, Medical Device or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Operational requirements including policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Work Instructions (WI), etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to oversee group trainings and partner with consultants.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Training systems development and/or management experience.
  • Strong organization, collaboration, time management, project management and written/verbal communication skills (to include technical writing).


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Company operations or similar supplement manufacturing operations.
  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Project Management Certification.


Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.