Learning and Development Manager

Posted on May 17, 2019 by SunSource

Addison, IL 60101
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

SunSource is one of the county's largest and most successful fluid power distributors. Bring your talents to SunSource to help continue to grow the company and our associates.

We are looking for an innovator in the learning and development space to create and manage custom experiences that meet the needs of our growing organization. In this role, you should be passionate about helping people learn, develop and grow. Ultimately, you will help our company succeed by developing our workforce and leadership capabilities.

The role is responsible for creating and executing learning development strategies throughout the organization to improve organizational effectiveness. This position assesses talent development needs to drive training initiatives, identifies and arranges training solutions to improve the productivity and engagement of our associates. This is a great opportunity to build out a talent development function in a growth focused company!


Lead learning strategies and programs: Create and execute learning strategies across broad organization. Incorporate into this strategy various learning methods company-wide (e.g. coaching, job-shadowing, online training, etc.)

Perform Needs Assessment: Conducts regular training and development needs assessment to evaluate organizational needs with the goal to develop and define minimum standards for competency development by position. Design and deliver surveys and tests that will identify overall skill level as well as skill gaps.

Develop and Enhance Associate Curriculum: Review and evaluate existing training curriculum design and update to reflect needs identified in training needs assessment. Develop role specific curriculum for positions without existing plans.

Research Available Resources and Technology: Review and evaluate available training programs and training resources offered by current partners, vendors, suppliers or outside agencies, in addition to the products/systems we have on-hand. Evaluate and implement LMS technology to deliver and track training across organization. Establish training catalog of available courses, training aids and calendar of training sessions available.

Develop Learning and Development Materials: Oversees design and development of training material specific to SunSource, as well as modifications made on existing materials to align with associates specific training needs.

Conduct Training Sessions: Personally design and facilitate training sessions on leadership, soft skills, and other key areas specific to SunSources needs.

Evaluate Effectiveness of Training: Monitor effectiveness of training by measuring progress of associates in improvement of competence, as well as certification in respective areas.
Develops and maintains organizational communications such as bulletin boards and newsletters to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources.
Trains and coaches managers, supervisors and others involved in employee development efforts and help them to develop their team members through effective career planning.
Develops and monitors spending against the departmental budget and negotiates contracts and enterprise wide training spend.

General Education and Experience:

  • Education Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or related degree.
  • Experience7-10 years or more of learning and development experience preferred.
  • Certifications - Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential preferred.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



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