Plant Leadership Development Manager (Open to Remote)

Plant Leadership Development Manager (Open to Remote)

Cargill Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd
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Job Description

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Plant Leadership Development Manager will implement a global leadership development strategy and roadmap to drive the specific skill build needs of Production Leadership at Cargill (plant managers, superintendents, & supervisors). This role provides strong consultation, and direction to senior business leaders regarding specific skill gaps in the production manager workforce and solutions to accelerate leadership and management skill acquisition for the short and long term needs of Cargill. He/She/They is responsible for strategic and tactical oversight, learning strategy, business impact studies, team leadership, and budget management (as applicable). This includes providing regular training updates, understanding business goals and priorities, and identifying training as well as non-training solutions for business challenges.
Cargill seeks a Leadership Development strategist and leader with experience in manufacturing and/or plant environment to design our plant manager and leader training curriculum, select appropriate delivery methods, lead a global deployment approach. and monitor training effectiveness. The role will have matrixed direct reports to begin.
A successful candidate will have a track record of building and leading high performing geographically diverse expert teams. They are proficient in the use of modern learning technologies and building impactful outcome focuses in-person training sessions (physical & virtual). In addition, he/she/they has a strong growth mindset and works in an agile way to provide quick impact addressing current needs, while also building the strategy and plan for the future.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work with peer L&D managers, Business HR Partners (BHR), business leaders, and other stakeholders to determine learning needs, understand business impact, define the measurable outcomes, and collaborate to help determine prioritization.

  • Analyze production leadership workforce training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs.

  • Confer with management and collect and organize survey data to identify training needs based on projected production processes, changes, and other factors.

  • Plan, develop and provide training programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as digital learning, classroom training, demonstrations / skill qualifications, on-the-job training, meetings, & workshops.

  • Prepare and manage ad-hoc training request, annual strategic planning, and training budget for Global Operations.

  • Develop plans and deliver results in a fast-changing business or regulatory environment, while leading and developing a team of experienced professionals and supervisors, coaching and making decisions related to talent management hiring, performance and disciplinary actions. You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.

  • Plan, administer and review activities regarding recruitment, training and development, compensation and benefits, mobility, talent acquisition, diversity, talent management and organization development and employee/labor relations.

  • Other duties as assigned



Minimum Qualifications
  • 6 years training and leadership development strategy experience in-person, virtual, and digital delivery models.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to facilitate complex discussions & synthe/summarize key points in a discussion to move it forward.
  • Ability to think on feet, be flexible and skilled at handling challenging discussions and helping people connect the concepts and skills to their roles.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity - stays present under stress, maintains composure, makes decisions in the moment.
  • Ability to orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal and use logic and methods to solve difficult problems effectively.
  • Attention to detail, solid organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Manufacturing / plant or shop floor experience.
  • 3+ years of supervisory / team management experience.
  • Experience with Adult Learning, Adult Development, Human Performance Technology, Instructional Design, Training Delivery, and Training Evaluation.
  • Experience working in a global, highly diverse organization.
  • Strong change management and portfolio management skills.
  • Executive coaching certification.
  • High technical aptitude.

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill's safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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