Trainer at Morgan Truck Body in Janesville, Wisconsin

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Janesville facility, 3100 East Morgan, Janesville, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #2235

Friday, January 8, 2021

***$1,000.00 BONUS FOR ALL NEW HIRES***


Morgan Corporation is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. With a total of fourteen manufacturing and six service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.

A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Corporation offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan's winning team means being part of a great home away from home. You will be challenged. You will be proud.

The Plant Trainer will conduct new hire orientation, training and coordination of continued new hire training on the shop floor. Provide training to existing employees in regards to safety and quality, as it pertains to manufacturing processes. Assist with 5-S / Lean Manufacturing training and implementation. Assist the OD&D Specialist with plant leadership to determine areas where additional training is required. Assist with development of training manuals and training schedules.


  • Evaluate and work with supervisors to determine type(s) of training needed.

  • Coordinate, create and implement programs at work that connect employees with business goals, specific to learning and facilitating.

  • Identify and evaluate business initiatives to ascertain appropriate programs that meet company goals.

  • Create effective strategic training methods.

  • Create competency models and skills matrix.

  • Develop, coordinate and conduct team-building exercises and workshops.

  • Identify specific work situations requiring employees to better understand work processes and procedures.

  • Diagnose potential organizational problem areas.

  • Recommend training and development systems.

  • Create definitions of desired individual or group performance.

  • Identify learning needs, development and delivery of learning programs for all team members and multi-cultural employee groups.

  • Utilize instructional design and adult learning principles to develop and implement a variety of learning programs; ensuring alignment with competency models and organizational goals and leveraging technology to broaden the blended learning experience.

  • Evaluate, assess and monitor outcomes of learning programs, providing follow-up to ensure desired goals are met and driving return on investment.

  • Develop training manuals and training schedules.

  • Specific training of Team Members can include, but is not limited to: new hire, 5-S, lean manufacturing, safety, quality, work instructions, team leader, leadership development, and any other training as needed. Update and maintain competency models and skills matrix.


    • Bachelor's degree in Organizational Behavior/Development, Training & Development or related field a plus comprehensive knowledge of training practices, principles and procedures with an emphasis in the areas of leadership development, development and facilitation of learning, technology and learning, training assessment and evaluation, learning needs analysis.

    • Excellent written, oral, presentation and facilitation skills required in the English language.

    • Demonstrated innovation and creativity in the development of communications, presentations, and systems to support training needs.

    • Skilled in training needs assessment, leadership development, project management, learning content development and delivery.

    • Exceptional interpersonal skills required (listening, coaching, facilitating, conflict management).

    • Demonstrated skill in assessing the impact of development initiatives.

    • Demonstrated ability to drive transfer of learning into the workplace.

    • Ability to successfully multitask in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

    • High level proficiency in MS Office is required.

    • Ability to travel for training to Morgan plants throughout the US in advance of the Orrville plant opening.

    • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish is preferred


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Working in an office environment in a seated position a minimum of eight hours per day is required. Also, this job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

    Other details

    • Job Family Morgan Corporation
    • Job Function Manufacturing
    • Pay Type Hourly