The Supply Chain Learning Consultant is an architect who will design the future of learning for Supply Chain employees. The Learning Consultant will apply sound instructional design practices and hands-on learning methodologies to build competency roadmaps. Within these roadmaps, the Learning Consultant will propose solutions that will close process knowledge and skill gaps. To do so, the Learning Consultant will need to evaluate existing programs to extend their reach and effectiveness and propose new solutions. This may include industry-recognized formats such as classroom courses, online courses, job aids, and tests – and newer or emerging options, such as simulations, games, social media, apps, e-tools, performance-based assessments, and more. The Learning Consultant will work closely with a team of technical content developers as they build the actual solutions. The Learning Consultant will help guide the development team and evaluate the deliverables. The ultimate goal of this new role is to positively impact the job performance of supply chain employees. Above all, this will require vision, drive, energy, and self-direction.
- Key: Positively impact the job skills training for all roles in supply chains.
- Apply performance-based methodology and instructional design skills in task analysis, curriculum design, course design, etc.
- Work with Subject Matter Experts and Accomplished Performers to determine training needs and to design sound performance solutions.
- Become a recognized domain expert and “go-to” person for training, performance and competency, within and outside of the Field Enablement organization.
- Communicate and “sell” the value of the instructional design process and any proposed solutions to various levels of customers, from leadership, to the content developers, to the actual audiences served.
- Evaluate existing programs to extend their reach and effectiveness.
- Propose new solutions to close skill gaps: from industry-recognized formats such as classroom courses, online courses, job aids, and tests – to newer or emerging options, such as simulations, games, social media, apps, e-tools, performance-based assessments, and more.
- Work closely with a group of technical content developers as they develop the actual deliverables.
- Drive consistency in similar deliverables by defining processes, functional specifications, templates, and guidelines – and reviewing deliverables.
- Pilot new programs with target audiences to ensure accuracy and effectiveness.
- Evaluate student and program performance and the strengths of the new solutions.
- Collaborate with cross-business and cross-regional teams to leverage expertise. This includes sales, marketing, and business units.
- Develop or maintain a level of expertise with Rockwell Automation technology in order to design appropriate competency roadmaps and work with experts and content developers.
- Take advantage of professional development opportunities in order to stay current on competency best practices, trends, etc. This includes conferences, professional societies, networking, etc.
- Have a proven track record of resolving complex issues in creative and effective ways.
- Demonstrate strong program management, organization, and time management skills.
- Align with Learning Consultants from other areas.
EOE, M/F/Disable, Vet
- Bachelor's Degree
- 8+ years of experience
- Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
- Experience in instructional design, development, and evaluation is preferred, along with Supply Chain knowledge – however, training and mentoring can be provided on-the-job for a highly self-directed and willing candidate who demonstrates vision, drive, and energy. Such a candidate would be expected to earn a certificate in basic instructional design, attend conferences, etc.