Learning & Development Manager


Are you ready to be a part of a passionate and hard-working
team eager to drive our business forward and exceed customer expectations?

Apply Now and move
your career forward with Airgas as a Learning & Development Manager based
in 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, and
compliance & coordination for North Division (NDIV) L&D program(s) in
alignment 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 and
Coordinator, in identifying the L&D needs of the organization aligned with the
business strategy. This position also engages
in the design, development of the workforce, delivery and evaluation of L&D
solutions with internal resources and external vendors where appropriate.

Your responsibilities:
  • Creates
    and implements annual L&D plans within the NDIV. Serves as a liaison
    between the regions, division, and Corporate Airgas L&D team communicating
    any changes to the business and aligning L&D materials where appropriate.
  • Conducts
    needs assessments working with key HR and business stakeholders to understand L&D
    requirements. Develops learning objectives and creates content to support
    objectives through challenging assignments, developmental relationships, and
    coursework and training (70-20-10).
  • Provides
    performance development and consulting services with HR to the business. Develops tools for Individual Development
    Plans (IDP s) and coaches managers on their use.
  • Responsible
    for partnering with the L&D Coordinator to initiate associate training
    through Airgas University, ensuring it reflects both company-wide and position-specific
    curriculum for operations and non-operations based positions as well as
    management and non-management. Provides
    input and guidance to L&D Coordinator to facilitate position specific
    curriculum in conjunction with the associate s manager.
  • Closely
    partners with people leaders and HR leadership to ensure onboarding success for
    new associates, as well as people leaders engagement and responsibility in
    L&D programs (dev. Programs, immersion, etc.).
  • Facilitates
    and/or program manages a broad range of development programs and topics
    including but not limited to supervisor/ leadership development, operations
    development, customer service, new employee orientation, on the job training
    (OJT), product training, and systems training.
  • Leads
    external scan of new and innovative programs across the Company and/or on the
    market meeting a specific business need or gap.
  • Acts
    as back-up to L&D Coordinator for purposes of assigning, tracking and
    reporting on Corporate, Division and/or Region-specific training (i. e. Code of
    Ethics, Workplace Harassment). This may
    include creating courses/programs centered on talent and leadership development
    to include the development of interactive e-learning courses to support
    learning objectives.
  • Other
    projects and duties as assigned.
  • The
    above job functions are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities
    associated with this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.
    Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the


What you will need:
  • Bachelor s
    degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development/ Behavior, Business or
    related field. In lieu of degree, consideration for up to 4 years of additional
    related experience may be accepted.
  • A
    minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in the design, delivery and
    evaluation of learning and development initiatives and programs to include
    experience in the creation of talent and leadership development curriculum.
  • Demonstrated
    knowledge in distance/blended learning techniques including needs assessment;
    development and design of distance
    learning training materials; training delivery, platform skills, and follow-up
    assessment techniques.
  • Knowledge
    of Learning & Development (L&D) technology tools to improve customer
    and personal productivity.
  • Knowledge
    of adult learning theory and evaluation techniques including needs assessment;
    development and design of training
    materials; training delivery, platform skills, and follow-up assessment
  • Ability
    to work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Must
    have excellent organizational, written and oral communication, listening and
    presentation skills including the ability to effectively present and discuss
    information and respond to questions from employees and managers.
  • Intermediate
    knowledge of MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
    Outlook, and / or Google applications including Gmail, Sheets, Docs and Slides.
  • Frequent
    intra/inter regional and divisional travel.
  • Occasional
    overnight travel.
  • Must
    have reliable, appropriate transportation.
  • Lives
    by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures
    which are applicable to this position s responsibilities.
We take care of you:

offers 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 Assistance
and much more!

Who we are:

Airgas, an
Air Liquide company, is the leading U. S. supplier of industrial, medical and
specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest
U. S. suppliers of safety products; and a leading U. S. supplier of ammonia
products and process chemicals.

to improving the performance of its more than one million customers, Airgas
safely and reliably provides products, services and expertise through its more
than 18,000 associates, over 1,100 locations, robust e-Business platform, and
Airgas Total Access telesales channel. As an Air Liquide company, the world
leader in gases, technology and services for Industry and Health, Airgas offers
customers an unrivaled global footprint and industry-leading technology and

Check out what a career at Airgas can offer

What do
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people to work with and flexible management - Sales Specialist

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