The agriculture and food industries are growing fast. With a variety of positions in a lot of different places, Land O’Lakes has just the job for you. Land O'Lakes, Inc., (www.landolakesinc.com) one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations spanning the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2015 annual sales of $13 billion, we manage some of the most respected brands including LAND O LAKES® Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition and WinField Solutions. To all the big thinkers, the leaders, future leaders, change makers, hard workers and everyone with a passion for doing something meaningful—we want you on our team. Land O'Lakes is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Land O'Lakes growth relies on hiring extraordinary, diverse talent. Our Supply Chain & Operations team provides strategic leadership across the company's many business units. The team plays a significant role in fueling revenue growth and profitability through operational excellence, quality, and process improvement. Our end-to-end Supply Chain organization includes: engineering, manufacturing, procurement, planning and logistics, warehousing and transportation, customer service, and quality and safety. Unlock your greatest potential with the opportunity to make a difference, drive results, and develop a rewarding career.
Work with supervisors and to schedule certification training
Ensure all prerequisites have been met before scheduling training
Make sure trainee understands and follows all Safety Policies and SOP's related to the job
Track the hours a trainee spends training on a job and make sure they train for a minimum of 40
Communicate with the supervisor on the progress of the trainee
Make sure the Certification Requirements and Training Progress Forms are filled out correctly and in their entirety
Administer and grade the appropriate certification test for the job
Update the training matrix with the date of certification
Notify supervisor when employees are ready to change
Tier status and provide copies of appropriate training documentation needed
Review the training matrix daily to make sure employees have performed each of their certified jobs for at least 40 hours annually
Communicate with supervisor daily/weekly to confirm how many hours each employee spent performing a job in which they are certified
Update the training matrix with the number of hours worked
Once the employee has met the 40 hours annually administer and grade the appropriate certification test
When the test is passed; update the certification date on the training matrix
Stay up to date on all group SOP, EQMS and Safety Trainings
Perform assessments of employees to ensure training is effective and to make note of any improvements that can be made to the training process File all completed training paperwork in the training office
Required Experience / Knowledge
High school education or equivalent
Knowledge of manufacturing and warehouse processes
Experience working with barcode scanners
Needs to understand the importance of getting value from every hour spent training.
Must have an understanding of the 4 basic ways people learn
Tier 1 training status or 2 years in manufacturing/warehouse.
Knowledge of real-time inventory systems
General computer and office usage skills – especially Excel, Word, Outlook, and Internet
Good communication skills – Oral and written
Good organization/multi-tasking skills
Good interpersonal skills
Must be familiar with activities at a manufacturing facility such as ours and offer ideas for improving environmental, health and safety
Must have patience and be able to deal with the learning curves of different employees
Must be approachable to all employees and be able to answer any safety, quality or process questions they may have
Must have the ability to understand all job functions within the plant
Must have attention to detail when training, completing paperwork or evaluating performance
Ability to file/organize documentation for future reference
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
Ability to receive and give direction in a respectful manner
Flexible with work schedules (reliable, changes to schedule, overtime, call-ins)
EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.