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Manager, Learning & Development

Company: PPG Industries, Inc.
Location: Mojave
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Learning & Development (L&D) Manger designs, implements, evaluates and provides ongoing program management of comprehensive training, learning, and leadership development programs to support organizational initiatives and build skills for Mojave P&M and support staff, and leaders. The L&D Manager also supports Mojave leaders with individual and staff learning and development and on-boarding.

Key Responsibilities

* Supports organization-wide initiatives with strategic design, implementation, and ongoing program management for learning and training programs at staff and leader level.
* Designs, implements, and manages leadership, management, and employee training programs.
* Delivers and facilitate classroom, virtual, and online learning and training.
* Consults with partner groups to assess and analyze learning and training needs, identify delivery methods, and insure successful and sustainable implementation.
* Liaises with SBU/Function/HR managers to develop and implement training, development, and succession plans that are appropriate for their business needs and consistent with the overall training strategy.
* Designs, delivers, and manages new leader on-boarding program.
* Applies various modalities (i.e. online, instructor-led, blended, mobile, etc.) and follow-on supporting tools and job aids when designing learning and training programs.
* Evaluates, selects, and manages a pool of resources (vendors, external trainers and consultants, content providers, etc.) to support learning and training needs.
* Serves as a master trainer to provide training to internal or external resources deployed to training and learning initiatives.
* Implements communication and change management principles and tactics to ensure adoption and participation.
* Designs and maintains evaluation metrics and tools to monitor training and program effectiveness and uses data to make improvements, insuring appropriate documentation of education programs by maintaining course records to document participation and to align with regulatory requirements.
* Leads advisory councils and/or engages customers (when appropriate) to support design and implementation of learning and training programs.
* Selects and manages ongoing relationships with external consultants and training providers. Stay current on developments and innovations in training and education in the industry sector so the organization's training activities remain relevant.
* Supports leaders with learning and development needs for themselves or their staff.
* Support design and delivery, and management of succession planning and high potential development programs.


* BA/BS degree in Business, Information Management, Education or related field, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
* Experience as a Learning Management System administrator. Specific expertise in the Cornerstone LMS platform is desired but not required.
* Ability to define how individual components fit together to build the desired outcome - i.e. Reports, dashboard, return on investment.
* Understand the critical relationships of data managed within the LMS such as the job title to the training and how that translates to the employee and the training experience (on-line, classroom, on-the-Job)
* Ability to foresee the desired outcomes in order to arrange the inputs to accordingly to achieve training requirements
* Experience in training design/development. A good understanding of the overall training process including requirements, scheduling, delivery, monitoring and reporting
* Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express technical concepts in audience appropriate terms
* Ability to work without close supervision, keeping focused on short and long-term objectives
* Strong organizational skills, very detail oriented
* Ability to manage competing priorities and excellent project management skills
* Strong analytical skills for identifying and solving problems
* Strong knowledge and previous experience in using MS Access and Excel, knowledge of pivot tables, charts, crosstab queries and macros.
* Understanding of database design concepts. Experience creating tables, queries, reports and forms.
* Knowledge and understanding of sorting, filtering, adding, deleting, and modifying records. Ability to query, import, export and link data from multiple sources.

About us:

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday - everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

We are "One PPG" to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.

We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.

We do better today than yesterday - everyday.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

PPG Way:

We are One PPG:

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

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Keywords: PPG Industries, Inc., Lancaster , Manager, Learning & Development, Executive , Mojave, California

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