Learning & Development Manager

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Apply Now and moveyour career forward with Airgas as a Learning & Development Manager basedin Waterford, CT!
What you will do:
The Learning& Development (L&D) Manager is responsible for the design, development,and delivery of employee and leadership development, program management, andcompliance & coordination for North Division (NDIV) L&D program(s) inalignment with the North Division priorities and Airgas Corporate L&D strategies.The L&D Manager actively partners with HR leadership (HRD, HRVP, HRM),Talent Management (TM), the business, and other L&D Managers andCoordinator, in identifying the L&D needs of the organization aligned with thebusiness strategy. This position also engagesin the design, development of the workforce, delivery and evaluation of L&Dsolutions with internal resources and external vendors where appropriate.
Your responsibilities:
Createsand implements annual L&D plans within the NDIV. Serves as a liaisonbetween the regions, division, and Corporate Airgas L&D team communicatingany changes to the business and aligning L&D materials where appropriate.
Conductsneeds assessments working with key HR and business stakeholders to understand L&Drequirements. Develops learning objectives and creates content to supportobjectives through challenging assignments, developmental relationships, andcoursework and training (70-20-10).
Providesperformance development and consulting services with HR to the business. Develops tools for Individual DevelopmentPlans (IDP's) and coaches managers on their use.
Responsiblefor partnering with the L&D Coordinator to initiate associate trainingthrough Airgas University, ensuring it reflects both company-wide and position-specificcurriculum for operations and non-operations based positions as well asmanagement and non-management. Providesinput and guidance to L&D Coordinator to facilitate position specificcurriculum in conjunction with the associate's manager.
Closelypartners with people leaders and HR leadership to ensure onboarding success fornew associates, as well as people leaders engagement and responsibility inL&D programs (dev. Programs, immersion, etc.).
Facilitatesand/or program manages a broad range of development programs and topicsincluding but not limited to supervisor/ leadership development, operationsdevelopment, customer service, new employee orientation, on the job training(OJT), product training, and systems training.
Leadsexternal scan of new and innovative programs across the Company and/or on themarket meeting a specific business need or gap.
Actsas back-up to L&D Coordinator for purposes of assigning, tracking andreporting on Corporate, Division and/or Region-specific training (i.e. Code ofEthics, Workplace Harassment). This mayinclude creating courses/programs centered on talent and leadership developmentto include the development of interactive e-learning courses to supportlearning objectives.
Otherprojects and duties as assigned.
Theabove job functions are illustrative of the duties and responsibilitiesassociated with this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of theorganization.
What you will need:
Bachelor'sdegree in Human Resources, Organizational Development/ Behavior, Business orrelated field. In lieu of degree, consideration for up to 4 years of additionalrelated experience may be accepted.
Aminimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in the design, delivery andevaluation of learning and development initiatives and programs to includeexperience in the creation of talent and leadership development curriculum.
Demonstratedknowledge in distance/blended learning techniques including needs assessment;development and design of distancelearning training materials; training delivery, platform skills, and follow-upassessment techniques.
Knowledgeof Learning & Development (L&D) technology tools to improve customerand personal productivity.
Knowledgeof adult learning theory and evaluation techniques including needs assessment;development and design of trainingmaterials; training delivery, platform skills, and follow-up assessmenttechniques.
Abilityto work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines.
Musthave excellent organizational, written and oral communication, listening andpresentation skills including the ability to effectively present and discussinformation and respond to questions from employees and managers.
Intermediateknowledge of MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint andOutlook, and / or Google applications including Gmail, Sheets, Docs and Slides.
Frequentintra/inter regional and divisional travel.
Occasionalovernight travel.
Musthave reliable, appropriate transportation.
Livesby Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedureswhich are applicable to this position's responsibilities.
We take care of you:
Airgasoffers a full benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision,Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick,Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Tuition Assistanceand much more!
Who we are:
Airgas, anAir Liquide company, is the leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical andspecialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largestU.S. suppliers of safety products; and a leading U.S. supplier of ammoniaproducts and process chemicals.
Dedicatedto improving the performance of its more than one million customers, Airgassafely and reliably provides products, services and expertise through its morethan 18,000 associates, over 1,100 locations, robust e-Business platform, andAirgas Total Access? telesales channel. As an Air Liquide company, the worldleader in gases, technology and services for Industry and Health, Airgas offerscustomers an unrivaled global footprint and industry-leading technology andinnovations.
Check out what a career at Airgas can offeryou!
What doour Team Members have to say about being part of the team?
"Greatplace to work with great growth potential" - Director, Atlanta
"Opportunityto advance and a great safety program" - Driver, Cheshire
"Funpeople to work with and flexible management" - Sales Specialist
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

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