Training Specialist - Production - #1687100


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Arlington, TN
Contract type: Full time

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.


Training Specialist – Production has functional responsibility for designing, developing, and delivering training materials and documentation. Primary responsibilities of the Training Specialist will be to use TPM to achieve compliance with training and GMP needs of the facility. This will require a technical understanding of the operation of equipment and processes in manufacturing to meet business needs related to production.


Perform clerical duties to maintain associates training records. (Step up cards and Skills Matrix)

Guide associates to achieve their goals while monitoring training effectiveness.

Technical understanding of manufacturing processes and ability perform competency assessments for associates.

Utilize instructional design techniques to create and maintain On the Job Training (OJT), Instructor Led Training (ILT), and Computer Based Training (CBT) initiatives and programs.

Provide training on AM/PM tools and techniques to drive results through HPT activities.

Actively participate in pillar meetings and contribute to pillar action plans.

Perform routine audits of training records to ensure compliance.

Deliver training courses and orientation to all levels of manufacturing associates.

Collaborate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders for the purpose of serving as a liaison and resource in identifying associate training needs.

Create and present solutions to resolve identified training productivity and performance issues.

Stay abreast of new and current training methodologies, theories, and techniques through continued education.

Be able to execute position requirements with little or no supervision.

Perform other and incidental duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate or Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

Requires training experience equivalent to a Training Specialist and/or 2 years of experience in a role with significant training focus.

Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint experience required.

Mechanical aptitude required.

Ability to lift 30 lbs. unassisted, 20/30 corrected vision and exposure to allergens.

Must be willing to work extended hours when necessary.

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department at ****** if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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