Staff Engineer - Manufacturing Technical Training and Development

7 months ago 11 Applied
Job Description

This role requires an understanding of engineering processes and the ability to communicate engineering requirements in technical and non-technical terms. The individual must be enthusiastic and hands on in their approach and possess excellent organizational, leadership and written and verbal communication skills. The individual must be able to work in a team environment and collaborate with several types of engineering disciplines to execute tasks on-quality and on-time. The individual will use communication, collaboration and governance skills to lead and facilitate the training and certification process for a diverse set of teams.
Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Training development - In partnership with global Subject Matter Expert and Training teams, develop and improve training materials including course outlines, storyboards, presentations, tests, instructor and student guides, OJT steps and course evaluations for multiple disciplines
  • Training assignment - Establish and revise training requirements for existing and new job profiles, ensuring incumbents in all roles are assigned training required for success
  • Training analysis - Using a variety of methodologies, conduct needs assessments and training effectiveness analyses in order to identify necessary updates and improvements
  • Training process - Support the communication and alignment of global training directives manage the training process globally for compliance with applicable procedures and work instructions and compliance to training matrix requirements.
  • Customer focus - Manage customer-specific training needs for internal and external customer groups.

Additional Accountabilities:
  • Continuous improvement - Support continuous improvement of the training process, through participation in regional and global projects, identification of local improvements and overall project management of CI initiatives as required.
  • Organizational development - Periodically review job profiles within assigned functions to ensure proper alignment for levels of the same position and within regions.
  • Compliance - Manage global training materials, ensuring compliance and accuracy of all content and appropriate ownership and periodic review of related documentation.
  • Periodic travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated 25%).
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required a Graduate degree is preferred.
  • Five (5) years of related experience is required Three (3) or more years of progressive related management experience is preferred.

Other Qualifications:
  • Organizational Savvy - Ability to provide leadership, direction and guidance to members of the operations management team
  • Relationships & Teamwork - Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Open Communication - Strong oral and written communication skills, with a focus on influencing change without formal authority
  • Functional knowledge - Computer literacy, electronic industry knowledge and ability to supervise teams effectively
  • General office equipment and materials


Since 1979, Plexus has been partnering with companies to create the products that build a better world. We are a team of over 25,000 individuals who are dedicated to providing Design and Development, Supply Chain Solutions, New Product Introduction, Manufacturing and Sustainability Services. Plexus is a global leader that specializes in serving customers in industries with highly complex products and demanding regulatory environments. Plexus delivers customer service excellence to leading companies by providing innovative, comprehensive solutions throughout a product's lifecycle. For more information about Plexus, visit our website at .

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