Training & Develop Designer in Liberty, MO at Ferrellgas

Date Posted: 4/20/2018

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Ferrellgas, a national propane retailer, is seeking a Training & Development Designer to design and develop training materials and employee development programs within the organization. The ideal candidate will have strong people and adult-learning-principles delivery skills, and must have the ability to partner with various stakeholders to plan, deliver, test, deploy, and improve learning solutions. The Training & Development Designer will need to roll up their sleeves and have a high level of ownership and accountability to be a part of the Employee Development Department. They will need to have the ability to diagnose issues and influence solutions/outcomes. They must be able to interface effectively with employees at all levels of the organization. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and at least 1-3 years' experience creating training materials.
If you pride yourself on your business acumen, excellent communication skills, influence, strategic thinking and planning/project management skills, as well as the ability to thrive in a fast paced, rigorous environment, this opportunity may be for you!
Responsibilities:
  • Develops in-house training programs as assigned. Ensures the instructional integrity of training and course development projects through defined standards, systematic design and clear, concise writing of scripts, narratives and storyboards to ensure continued quality and speed of delivery.
  • Produces training initiatives to be delivered online, through CD or in the classroom. Programs will prepare employees to provide exceptional customer service, promote Ferrellgas products & services, and operate company systems & software applications.
  • Works with management and subject matter experts to ensure materials are current and relevant to training needs.
  • Assists in finding and evaluating training programs and materials.
  • Gathers and analyzes information to determine employee training needs.
  • Communicates frequently and effectively with managers and employees to ensure that goals and objectives are being achieved.
  • Conducts internal training programs occasionally.
  • Provides instruction and guidance to trainers.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Communications, Graphic Design or related field.
  • 1-3 years' experience.
  • Experience in a learning management system (LMS), use of SilkRoad a plus.
  • Experience with Articulate Storyline, GoAnimate, and Adobe products a plus.
  • Well organized with the ability to prioritize and organize work, meet tight deadlines, adapt to shifting deadlines, and successfully function within a team environment
  • Ability to recommend learning & development interventions after analysis of problem and consideration of alternative solutions
  • Experience with instructional design a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong planning and organizing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Experience in project management, training and curriculum development preferred.
Who we are:
Ferrellgas distributes and sells propane and related equipment and supplies throughout the United States. We transport propane to distribution centers, tanks on customers' premises, as well as deliver portable propane tanks to retailers. Blue Rhino is a segment of Ferrellgas, best known for the portable propane tanks used with gas grills. Ferrellgas propane is primarily used for space heating, water heating, cooking, outdoor cooking with gas grills, crop drying, irrigation, weed control, and other propane fueled uses such as engine fuel for combustion engine vehicles and forklifts. We are now one of America's largest propane retailers. If your passion is to help others, you value continuous improvement, and you want to be valued for your contributions, come be a part of our successful team.
Why work for us?
We offer you a challenging career with a competitive compensation and benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Insurance Plans
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Bonus potential
  • Paid time off (including holidays)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee and dependent life insurance
  • Short term & long term disability (STD/LTD)
  • Propane discounts
  • Paid vacation and paid sick leave.
  • Support of a healthy lifestyle through a wellness program and on site gym.