Automation Training & Development Specialist Job Listing at APC in AB
Electronics & Misc. Tech.
Divison Schneider Electric
Job Title Automation Training & Development Specialist
Location CAN - AB - Alberta
Alternate Location(s) CAN - MB - Winnipeg, Canada
Req. # 32893
Job Responsibilities About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 130,000 plus employees achieved sales of 22.4 billion euros in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy. www.schneider-electric.com
Schneider Electric #32893
Automation Training & Development - Specialist
Edmonton, AB (preferred) OR Winnipeg, MB
This is a regional position primarily covering Western Canada. The Training Specialist (Automation Products) has the following responsibilities.
• Delivery of Automation & Drives product training:
This is the largest component of the job function and is centered on the delivery of Schneider Electric's product training courses and the instruction of our customers. Training courses may be delivered from a Schneider Electric facility or a customer's site. Business travel is required to cover the customer base and travel will be primarily focused on Western Canada. We strive to keep travel to a minimum and a technical trainer can expect to be delivering training 50% of the time. It is preferred that the successful candidate will reside in Edmonton or Winnipeg but access to a major airport and a willingness to travel are just as valuable.
The position is responsible for coordination with training administration to ensure that all training materials/hardware are available and in place to successfully conduct each training class with a high degree of customer satisfaction. This requires good proactive communication with the training coordinator, customer, site personnel and shipping carriers. Heavy lifting may be required at times during the setup of courses.
• Course & Training Simulator Development and Maintenance:
Each member of the training team is involved in the upkeep, maintenance and development of our standard courseware. Strong computer, word processing and writing skills are desirable. Trainers are expected to maintain their equipment in good working order and repair as necessary. This includes ordering replacement parts, hands-on troubleshooting and repair of simulators and computer hardware.
• Business Development
Work with internal employees, customers and distributors to define new training opportunities for existing courses and new courses, prepare training quotations. Help to ensure the training sales pipeline is full by promoting our training offer and growing training sales revenue. Collaborate with other internal functions to promote our training offer and support our mutual business goals and strategy. The position is responsible for the creation of an annual training schedule related to the courses taught by the trainer; ensuring training sales quotas are attained. It is important that this training schedule reflect current customer demands in the responsible regional marketplace.
• Personal and Professional Development:
The incumbent is responsible to ensure that both their product knowledge and skills are current and that they continually improve their soft-skills to incorporate adult education principles and behaviors. This responsibility is accomplished by attending available educational courses or self study on new product/technology offerings, delivery/education techniques. This development includes developing safe and ethical work practices aligned with Schneider Electric principals of responsibilities.
• Administrative and Reporting:
Assist with training coordination, planning & scheduling as required, be an active team member and ensure training classes are delivered with quality and customer satisfaction. Manage all company assets ensuring the security and safe keeping of these assets at all times. Handle non-training activities like telephone, meetings, e-mail, monthly reporting, etc…
2. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• College level accreditation, or equivalent experience, C.E.T./R.E.T./P_ENG preferred.
• Instrument or Electrical trades qualification would be desirable.
• Minimum of 5 years of Industrial experience in maintenance, design, training or technical support role for automation & drives. Preferably with Schneider Electric PLC's, HMI's & Drives.
• Exposure or experience with industrial control software desirable
• Superior computer skills in a Microsoft Windows/Office environment.
• Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills
• Must be well organized and a self starter
• Ability to work and travel unsupervised
• Adult education certification or equivalent training experience is strongly desired
• Valid Canadian passport is required
Care. Connect. Challenge. Commit. Our values define our company.
Who we are, our customer approach, how we do business, what it's like to work here, and the kind of people we want to attract and retain. We care for our planet, our customers, our company, our team, and ourselves. We connect to customers and colleagues; we are open and respectful. We challenge others and embrace challenges ourselves. We commit to change by leading the change.
At Schneider Electric, because we value our employees, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, pension plan, training and development opportunities and much more. Join Schneider Electric and together, let's make the most of your energy!
Schneider Electric is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities.
If you are interested in this position please apply directly online at our website: www.schneider-electric.com REF# 32893
This position will remain open until filled.
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