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At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice. We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination. Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.
We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement. Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees. We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision. We have high standards for our employees, with good reason. They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.
We have high expectations and so do you. You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job. We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees. If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team. You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.
Peterson has an immediate need for an experienced Technical Trainer for our Earthmoving Division at our Portland, OR location. The person in the position provides a comprehensive technical employee learning and development program that enhances knowledge, skills, and performance of technical employees and the Peterson organization. The person in the position analyzes, researches, develops and designs, organizes and implements and conducts training programs.
Works with Employee Development staff to plan, develop, and implement a comprehensive training and development strategy for the Company that is consistent with the Company’s core values. Conducts learning needs assessments to identify individual, departmental, divisional and organizational training opportunities.
Works with Human Resources and Managers to define minimum skill proficiencies for technical positions and develops a process for evaluating incumbents for the purpose of identifying future training and career advancement opportunities.
Develops a needs analysis to identify skills/competency gaps and establishes measures to track progress. Develops and executes innovative strategies to ensure the organization has the necessary skills and competencies to meet company business plans and strategy.
Assist with develop, design, coordination and implement a companywide performance management system used to evaluate employees work performance, establish future business goals, identify individual responsibilities and monitors an employee’s individual career development plan.
Provides consulting services to departments in all aspects of non-technical training and analyzes training requests. Makes recommendations to the appropriate Manager and coordinates training activities with other departments and outside companies.
Researches, establishes and maintains training vendor/partner relationships with other training agencies. Conduct cost-benefit analysis to assess utilization of outside training resources.
Establishes a process for designing, identifying, delivering, coordinating, and evaluating seminars, workshops, courses, and training.
Develops curricula, programs, and materials for training. Conducts personalized classroom training, Lotus Notes, Franklin Covey, Microsoft Office, Electronic Sales tools, ETC. Coordinates alternative training delivery methods such as: computer based training programs, web deliverable training programs and distance learning programs for companywide learning programs.
Work with the Peterson Marketing Department to market Peterson Universities’ training services to customers and Cat dealers.
Travel to other Peterson and customer locations as needed.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and three or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check is required.