Facility Training Manager (Manufacturing Support Manager 3)

Los Alamos National Laboratory

$100K — $200K *


3w ago


5 - 7 years of experience

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Job Description

What You Will Do

Come join the best and brightest minds in the world at one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. The work we do at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) matters to our country and the world.

The Operational Readiness Implementation, Training & Mission Services Group (WMS-2), is seeking a highly motivated and experienced training manager to support training programs for the facility and programmatic training teams supporting the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Weapons Production (ALDWP). The individual must be uniquely skilled to oversee the successful development and implementation of many different types of operational and field execution training programs. Intimate familiarity with the use of learning management systems to assign and track training for large target audiences of people is a must, as well as the desire and commitment to establish and motivate a disciplined team of training developers, coordinators, and technical trainers to execute the work.

The Manufacturing Support Manager 3 will report directly to the WMS-2 Group Leader. The selected candidate will provide direct supervision of the selected team of individuals, lead them to complete mission critical training milestones and deliverables, and set the standards and example for utmost professional behavior and operational effectiveness.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Planning, organizing, and defining tactical objectives for successful training outcomes.

Monitoring scope and schedule and establishing day-to-day protocol for planned training activities.

Delivering quality training products and/or services; enforcing adherence to performance standards; achieving the balance between the need to meet both productivity goals and quality standards.

Ensuring administrative and operating procedures are current, understood, and adhered to before training to them.

Working with operational staff within the directorate to execute training events safely, securely, with quality, and in compliance with nuclear facility requirements.

Performing direct daily oversight of work, workers, and the training environment.

Ensuring impeccable communications with line management reporting on work status, deliverables, and commitments.

Directing and overseeing work performed by employees including "on the floor" supervision of training activities in various locations across the directorate.

Implementing efficient time management skills and the ability to deal effectively with changing priorities and conflicting demands.

Motivating employees to work as a team in accomplishing objectives, including mentoring and inspiring peers.

Applying training analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation expertise within assigned scope according to customer needs and desired outcomes.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Leadership: Experience managing multidisciplinary teams of technicians and/or professional staff in both operational and virtual environments. Advanced leadership skills in supervising, resolving conflicts, mentoring, team building, motivating employees, and developing personnel such as students and/or early career training staff. Proven ability to match skillsets of workers to the task at hand.

Knowledge and Expertise: Advanced experience in developing and implementing training-related scope and coordinating activities. Experience with planning for and managing strategic and tactical execution of work; tracking and reporting progress, specifically in operational training execution to meet both short and long term goals. Expertise in the areas of Conduct of Training and Conduct of Operations in nuclear and/or manufacturing/production facilities.

Accountability: Experience working with confidential, proprietary, or sensitive information, including training records. History of dependable, reliable performance with a high level of integrity at all times. Proven ability to show good judgement when managing and overseeing the work of a team.

Communication: Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills as evidenced by internal and/or external interactions, seminars, briefings, presentations, and publications; effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of personnel and customers.

Customer Service: Advanced experience in interacting with a wide variety of personnel with the ability to make sound decisions in high-stress situations. Proven experience executing training programs in a fast-paced, moderate/high-hazard environment with the ability to shift and adjust priorities quickly and accurately, as needed.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 5 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

DOE O 426.2:

The training manager must have a baccalaureate degree and 4 years of nuclear experience.

The training manager must have courses in education or training that focus on instructional analysis, design, development, delivery and testing as well as evaluation of training programs if not included in the baccalaureate course material (baccalaureate need not be in engineering or related science).

Education or experience that is job related may be substituted on a case-by-case basis. The degree may fulfill 3 of the 4 years of nuclear experience on a one-for-one time basis.

Desired Qualifications:

TSQP qualified.

Experience performing work in a manufacturing and/or nuclear environment and executing work in compliance with facility requirements, conduct of operations, conduct of engineering, and conduct of maintenance standards.

Experience developing training and/or instructing in live and online environments.

Expertise of DOE O 426.2 and application of training requirements in a nuclear environment.

Knowledgeable of Integrated Work Management (IWM) and integrated safety and security management (ISSM) procedures.

Knowledgeable of document control processes and records management protocol.

DOE Q Clearance and HRP Certification highly desirable.

Work Location: The work location for this position is onsite and located in Los Alamos, NM. All work locations are at the discretion of management.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

Note to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive resume that addresses the key requirements of the position.

Submission of a writing sample and/or applicable work materials is highly suggested.

This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2 Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities. This DOE Order establishes entry-level requirements to ensure employees in the position can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

Dental and vision insurance

Free basic life and disability insurance

Paid childbirth and parental leave

Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

Flexible schedules and time off (PTO and holidays)

Onsite gyms and wellness programs

Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2. Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation conducted by or on behalf of the Federal Government, and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance. and obtaining such clearance requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon the position, additional authorization to access classified information may be required, which may or may not be available to dual citizens. Receipt of a Q clearance and additional access authorization ultimately is a decision of the Federal Government and not of Triad.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing. Although New Mexico and other states have legalized the use of marijuana, use and possession of marijuana remain illegal under federal law. A positive drug test for marijuana will result in termination of employment, even if the use was pre-offer.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Incentive Compensation Program: Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program. You must be in an eligible position for a minimum of 3 months, before July 1st and remain in an eligible position as of the end of the fiscal year, October 31st. The annual distribution is prorated based on the number of months in the eligible position.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to Policy Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process.

Employment StatusFull TimeAppointment TypeRegularRegular.

About Los Alamos National Laboratory

Learn More About Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a United States Department of Energy national laboratory initially organized during World War II for the design of nuclear weapons as part of the Manhattan Project. It is located a short distance northwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico in the southwestern United States. LANL conducts research in fields such as national security, space exploration, renewable energy, medicine, nanotechnology, and supercomputing. It is the largest institution of its kind in the world. LANL is managed and operated by Triad National Security, LLC, which is composed of Battelle Memorial Institute, the University of California, and the Texas A&M University System.
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