Training Specialist - Manufacturing

Traverse City, Michigan
Feb 21, 2017
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Community College

Position Title:                           Training Specialist - Manufacturing     

Department:                              Training Services

Reports To:                               Richard Wolin

Anticipated Starting Date:       May 2017

Expected Starting Salary:        $51,892.00

Excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vacation, paid sick leave, and tuition benefit. For more details about benefits, go to and click on Salaries and Benefits, or request a copy from the Office of Human Resources.



The position provides training, facilitation, and coaching services to clients, including instruction in organizational development, quality systems, continuous improvement, and individual development.




  • Associates degree in related field or comparable experience
  • Experience with lean or other continuous improvement methodologies
  • Two to five years of experience in manufacturing or processing industries


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience using on-line or blended learning to deliver training and or coaching remotely
  • Experience with quality systems such as ISO, TS, or AS certifications
  • Experience with training in leadership and teams


FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES: Essential for all NMC employees

  • Ethical behavior and integrity
  • Commitment to quality service, responsible stewardship, continuous improvement
  • Agility/adaptability/tolerance for ambiguity
  • Accountability/personal responsibility
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Create/Contribute to a culture of innovation and thoughtful risk-taking
  • Collaboration/Team work
  • Value all people


Supervises others in accordance with NMC's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding, recognizing employees; addressing performance problems or gaps.


This is a full-time, 40+ hour per week position.



Applications submitted by 4:30 pm on 3/21/17 will receive first consideration. Join NMC for a career where you will be part of an organization with history, a legacy, and possibility! Applications must be submitted online. For more information, visit NMC on the web at   For assistance call 231-995-1377 or 1-800-748-0566 x51377 or email .

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