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4 Aug 2021

Full-Time Training Manager

claytonhomes – Posted by claytonhomes Maryville, Tennessee, United States

Job Description


We are looking for an instructional design leader to lead a team that will design and develop learning experiences for the Home Building Group. Working with a diverse set of learners across the group, you will need an innovative and agile approach to instructional design to be successful.


Training Design, Development & Execution

  • Develops training programs and initiatives using different learning formats (instructor led learning, interactive eLearning, job aids) to drive desired outcomes.
  • Establishes and maintains the design, quality, and brand standards in learning for the Home Building Group to ensure a consistent approach to training.
  • Drives alignment on learning solutions, gathers feedback from operational leaders and functional teams on areas of improvement, and adjusts programs as necessary.
  • Defines and measures success metrics to assess short- and long-term effectiveness of learning programs.
  • Partners with operational leaders to ensure training initiatives are deployed and used effectively in the field in collaboration with Regional Trainers.
  • Maintains strong understanding of trends in learning, and development both within and outside of the manufacturing industry.
  • Serves as training subject matter expert on cross-functional teams.
  • Researches and assesses external vendors for training programs, materials, and equipment; makes recommendations to leadership team as appropriate.
  • Provide periodic reporting to senior leaders on the success of the training process.

Needs Assessment, Reporting & Analytics

  • Uses operational metrics (e.g., participation rates, completion rates), reporting and other data (i.e. survey data, KPIs, etc.) to conduct needs assessments, recommend, and deliver appropriate training as needed.
  • Assesses impact of training programs on organizational performance; provide recommendations for improvement based on data.
  • Develops tracking, reporting, and KPI dashboards to present business results to various stakeholders.

Supervising Team

  • Manages portfolio of projects for content design team while ensuring adherence to project timelines.
  • Coaches, mentors, and provides constructive feedback to content design team.
  • Delegates tasks related to projects or daily work; gives instructions on assignments as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required; master’s degree in learning and development preferred
  • Minimum 10 years related experience in instructional design
  • Instructional Design certification required; Certificated Professional in Talent Development preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of adult learning theory and instructional systems design.
  • Thorough knowledge of change management and project management systems.
  • General knowledge of learning technologies to include learning management systems and eLearning authoring tools.
  • Thorough knowledge of learning assessment and evaluation processes.
  • General knowledge on leading large-scale training and leadership development projects.
  • Thorough knowledge on competency / capability development.
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working knowledge of basic manufacturing principles such as total quality management, LEAN, or Six Sigma preferred.
  • General knowledge of facilitation techniques for in person and/or virtual learning.
  • Energetic with a strong positive presence; committed, motivates, and inspires others; cooperative and reliable.
  • Gets work done through others, leverages appropriate influence, and can thrive in a matrix organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead to lead a small team of instructional designers.


  • 401(K) includes 100% company match of the first 4%
  • Medical and Dental Plan with Prescription Coverage and Vision
  • Paid Time Off days and holiday
  • Wellness Programs and On-site fitness facility
  • On-site restaurant
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Team Share Quarterly Bonus!

Clayton is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Clayton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.


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Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 35 days.

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