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Manufacturing Learning and Development Partner Specialist

Bimbo Bakeries USA | Phoenix AZ 85099 USA | Full Time | Posted: 05/21/2024

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Manufacturing Learning and Development Partner Specialist


Employment Type: Regular

Location: PHOENIX,AZ

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmanns or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

More than 20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers, offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest products at every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity, promotes development and allows our associates to be their authentic selves.


Come join the largest baking company in the world and our family of 20,000 associates nationwide!

Top Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA:

Great Annual Salary range: $71,00 - $92,300

Annual Bonus Eligibility

Remote Position

Comprehensive Benefits Package

Paid Time Off

401k & Company Match

Position Summary:

This position will help create, implement, and sustain a standardized on-the-job training certification program (OJT) and additional training solutions across a BBU region. They will collaborate with Operations Excellence (OX), North America Learning & Development (L&D), Bakery Leadership, HR Business Partners, and Training Coordinators (where applicable).


  • Provide structure and guidance through a standardized approach to OJT to enhance frontline onboarding and skill development
  • Drive consistency of frontline associate training
  • Support national OX and L&D initiatives, working with a One Team mindset

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Be the Subject Matter Expert for adult learning as a partner for bakery leadership
  • Work with bakeries to implement the OJT program, collecting, assessing, developing, and validating content
  • Host Train-the-Facilitator and Train-the-Trainer sessions to certify Training Coordinators and Floor Trainers
  • Co-facilitate the OX Playbook
  • Co-facilitate OX Coaching for Performance
  • Look for synergies with other locations for sharing best practices and content
  • Manage skills development with bakery leadership and replicate training program best practices and resources across assigned bakeries
  • Collaborate with business partners, including Bakery leadership, Training Coordinators (where applicable), Safety, and People Teams to ensure associates complete requirements
  • Partner with bakery leadership teams to assess associate capabilities and provide necessary feedback on skill level or additional required training, including supporting the build of the skill gap analysis
  • Identify and share best practices to solve for learning & development needs across all facilities
  • Ensure focus on OX People & Culture KPIs
  • Travel commensurate with requirements throughout region
  • May require travel outside of primary region, as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Behavioral & Technical Competencies:

  • Proven ability to:

o organize and lead concurrent tasks and projects

o work independently and collaboratively with immediate and cross-functional team members

o work in a continuous improvement, agile culture

  • Drive results by balancing focus on development, KPIs, and meeting deadlines
  • Communicate (written and oral) professionally
  • Professionally interact with associates and leaders at all levels of the organization
  • Other

o Comprehend adult learning methodologies

o Excellent computer skills and proficiency with Word, Excel, Microsoft 365, Oracle, and other software/applications highly desired

o Experience developing learning content is preferred but not required

o Work flexible work schedules when necessary

Education and Work History:

  • Four-year college degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment and training role preferred
  • Experience writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other detailed training tools
  • A combination of education, training, and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted

The physical and mental demands described in each job posting are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of each job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of each job.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, any other classification protected by law.

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Location Phoenix, AZ, 85099, United States
Categories Human Resources

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