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at Essendant

Posted: 1/24/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: d15df57d-e552-4786-a10c-6e72d46269bc

Job Description

Major Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, and deliver training to distribution associates to ensure understanding to execute specific distribution tasks and processes properly, safely handle powered industrial vehicles, assist with projects and effectively support the roll out company strategic initiatives.
  • Enhance and maintain training materials including handouts, PowerPoint presentations, computer-based tutorials, and reference materials to onboard new distribution associates.
  • Assist with Managing, monitoring and communicatiing with Leadership about associate’s progression throughout the various training programs/initiatives.
  • Works closely with Leadership Team to identify, communicate and address learning opportunities for all associates.
  • Job observations and coaching are a significant part of this role.
  • Seek support of Subject Matter Experts across key departments to serve as members of an advisory group responsible for providing technical operational expertise that will enhance knowledge and improvement of training materials.
  • Become a subject matter expert in specific operational functions.
  • Understand and demonstrate Essendant’s Core Values.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Skills/Knowledge Required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Ability to engage associates for prolonged periods of time.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and training methods.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of Company policies and procedures.
  • Excellent MS Office proficiency, especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to learn new computer applications, concepts, and processes.


Education and Experience

  • Associate's Degree preferred.
  • Minimum one year of training experience preferred.
  • Distribution and logistics experience preferred