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Training Specialist


Edison, NJ, US, 08817

Req ID:  79663
Facility:  Edison-Lyo
Department:  Production/Logistics
Division:  Americas Manufacturing


Basic Function

Provides expertise and knowledge about assigned area(s) of responsibility and acts as a resource to personnel in the assigned site.  Functions with minimal supervision.  Key stakeholders include:  Site Trainers, Coordinators and Administrators, Plant Management Staffs, Site Human Resource Generalists.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Lead the training processes in the local site/area in a manner that supports the Enterprise training process.
  • Provides site leadership with knowledge on the training process in order to align with business and site objectives.
  • Responsible for development and delivery of site learning initiatives which are aligned to site goals and objectives.
  • Responsibilities include championing the training process, developing training content, and delivers training, as appropriate.
  • Develops and maintains the Site Training Matrix and 3 year site training plan.  Ensures data is accurate and aligned with Enterprise Matrix.
  • Ensures training satisfies regulatory and Operational Excellence standards.
  • Ensures the New Hire On-boarding process is in place.
  • Ensures regulatory training requirements are identified and met.
  • Accountable for site training budget and monitors training spending.
  • Performs needs analysis and facilitates development and approval of site training plan.
  • Consulting with plant personnel on available training opportunities.
  • Coordinates with U.S. Manufacturing Training to identify training requirements and opportunities to share available resources.
  • Utilizes all resources available, e.g. vendors, suppliers, engineers, and specialists.
  • Networks with other site training personnel to be informed of activities, share best practices, and implement as necessary.
  • Communicates changes to the training process with plant personnel.
  • Collaborates and shares courses and training information with U.S. Manufacturing Training for multi-site use.
  • Provides information to update the systems, e.g. record keeping system, catalog, external course, and conference feedback.
  • Recommends the training that should occur based on the site goals and business objectives and the manufacturing strategic plan.
  • Analyzes metrics, feedback, and overall training process and recommends improvements.
  • Mentors and develops training personnel and SMEs in material development and delivery.
  • Aware of all training events at the site.
  • Provide draft training plan to U.S. Manufacturing Training Group.
  • Coordinates training manual updates.
  • Develops content and delivers training.

Min. Qualifications

Associates Degree.  Equivalent experience will be considered on an exception basis.  Experience working in a manufacturing operation; Chemical industry preferred.  Experience working in a position providing training such as instructional design, classroom presenting, leading training projects, and/or assessing training needs.  Role includes training system administrator (technical, maintenance, ops training, EDO/NEO), P2E Revamp (visualization, consistency, etc), potentially scheduling, SAP Super User


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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