Technical Training Coordinator

Technical Training Coordinator

AIDT at the Bill Taylor Institute – MBUSI  in Vance, AL is seeking applicants for a full-time Technical Training Coordinator ($50,650 – $65,472).

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: April 23, 2021

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 7, 2021

PROJECTED START DATE: July 1, 2021

All resumes (mailed or electronic) must be received no later than 1:00 p.m. on May 7, 2021 to be considered.

SYNOPSIS

Provide expertise in the development, design, construction, maintenance, documentation and implementation of training programs for assigned department(s) at Mercedes-Benz (MB); Work is performed with considerable independence and decision-making authority; Constant interaction with MB team members and management is required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Training Coordination:

  • Function as training contact for assigned department(s) and understand MB processes and training needs within assigned department(s).
  • Consult with assigned department manager(s) as needed to determine training needs and approaches to training.
  • Develop/instruct safety and technical classes for MBUSI and suppliers as required.
  • Create, maintain, update, and take ownership of all training documents (existing and under development) in area(s) of expertise and be responsible for storing electronically on a designated network drive.
  • Provide training budget information to assigned department(s) as requested.
  • Coordinate classes with vendors.
  • Negotiate with vendors to achieve competitive pricing for all purchased training.
  • Assist assigned department(s) to complete regulatory training requirements as needed.
  • Perform all duties as needed throughout Alabama and, on occasion, out of state. In-state travel; some out-of-state travel necessary.
  • Be able to manage multiple projects and priorities with competing deadlines as the demands from assigned department(s) evolve.
  • Perform all duties with a positive attitude; communicating professionally at all times to reflect a positive AIDT image.
  • Perform all other duties as required by AIDT.

Class Management:

  • Establish schedule of anticipated classes for assigned department(s).
  • Create class in training database and enroll participants into class.
  • Send class invitations, confirmations, and reminders to requestor(s).
  • Collect and analyze class evaluation forms and monitor classes by participation, when necessary, to determine quality of facilitators.
  • Monitor classes in training database for enrollees to determine if cancellation is appropriate.
  • Complete classes in training database to provide credit for attendees.
  • Secure training location for on-site classes by completing proper paperwork.
  • Ensure training location is set up according to instructor’s request and communicate safety plan/expectations/contact number/etc. with instructor on first day of training.
  • Coordinate and schedule external training classes.
  • Order all necessary training materials for classes.
  • Request quote and other required paperwork from vendor and forward to appropriate person for issuance of purchase order.
  • Add classes to electronic training calendar.
  • Update electronic training catalog as necessary.

Special Projects:

  • Accept and manage the development and implementation of special projects and other work-related duties.
  • Assist AIDT and MB management staff by assuming responsibilities for coordinating the planning, implementation and direction of new technology integration at MB and AIDT.
  • Develop cross training of other AIDT employees and part-time instructors.
  • Evaluate and assess training proposals, equipment and systems from vendors and third-party suppliers.

Work Habits:

  • Comply with all policies and procedures regarding punctuality, attendance and workplace ethics.
  • Communicate professionally with staff, company representatives, government officials and the general public.
  • Contribute to and extract from the information flow of the Institute using automated tools.
  • Plan daily/weekly work schedule without direct supervision.
  • Maintain housekeeping to organizational standards.
  • Demonstrate a can-do attitude with co-workers and with all MB team members.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Skill in comprehending technical literature and processes.
  2. Knowledge of technical trends pertaining to new technologies.
  3. Knowledge of industrial training and retraining procedures.
  4. Skill in use of MS Office, particularly Word, and Outlook.
  5. Ability to function in an automated work environment using computer systems, copiers, electronic mail, and telephone systems.
  6. Skill in problem solving techniques.
  7. Ability to comply with all pertinent safety, environmental and other local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  8. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  9. Ability to effectively present training information to groups in a classroom or lab environment.
  10. Ability to work flexible hours based on program needs.
  11. Ability to follow established laws, policies and procedures.
  12. Ability to interact professionally with company representatives, public officials, trainees, coworkers and the general public.
  13. Ability to function in a team-based environment.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum high school diploma or GED certificate and two years additional college training in appropriate area of specialization; or three years work experience in appropriate area of specialization.

Salary and General:
Initial placement will be based on experience and education applicable to the E1 salary schedule, within a range of $50,650 – $65,472. Paid monthly. Excellent benefits package included.

Criminal Background Check:
In accordance with AIDT policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a Criminal Background Check consent form and to submit a nonrefundable $23.75 payment for the cost of the criminal background check. (Note: $23.75 fee is based on possession of an Alabama Driver License. The fee for the background check may be more or less if the driver’s license is not an Alabama license.) Permanent employment will be contingent upon the results of the criminal background check.

Resumes received by mail or email after 1:00 p.m. on May 7, 2021 will not be considered for review.

Interviews are by appointment only. If selected for an interview, applicants must travel at their own expense to the interview site. Male applicants between the ages of 18-26 must provide proof of Selective Service Registration when requested. Employment references may be requested during the application process.

Resumes will be accepted by email at: techtrainingcoordinator@aidt.edu

Resumes will also be accepted by mail to the name/address as shown below:

TECHNICAL TRAINING COORDINATOR
ATTN: REGINALD TAYLOR
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS/HR
AIDT
One Technology Court
Montgomery, AL 36116

AIDT is an equal opportunity employer. It is the official policy of AIDT that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. AIDT will make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants or employees with a disability. AIDT reserves the rights to withdraw, modify, or extend this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding of the position.

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