Technical Training Specialist (Material Requirements Planning)

Halifax, NS | Dartmouth, NS

Irving Shipbuilding Inc., located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company's primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defence.
This position will be responsible for developing training plans, develop technical training material for the Material Requirements Planning system and its associated system interfaces.
This position will report to the Business Architect and will be responsible for:
Responsibilities: '
  • Deliver individual and group training covering technical and operational aspects for the Material Requirements Planning.
  • Develop training programs and/or utilize vendor training programs, which meet ISI's goals and objectives.
  • Create training outlines and determine teaching methods, specific to effectiveness of training methods such as individual training, group instructions, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings, and workshops.
  • Select or create training aids, including training handbooks, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, and computer tutorials.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of training and development programs and utilizes relevant evaluation data to revise or recommend changes in instructional objectives and methods.
  • Create training needs analysis and provide advice on training for system change and upgrades.

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Degree or other tertiary qualifications in a discipline of Business or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of teaching and/or facilitating experience including adult learning is required
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work
  • Strong communication skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent understanding of delivering training practices
  • Previous practical experience working with data and reporting
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Excellent communication skills - listening, written and oral
  • An understanding of Java, Windows based desktops and web technologies
  • Strong customer service focus with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate systems analysis skills, critical thinking and problem solving
Experience in the following fields:
  • Engineering and/or Project Management on large and complex defense engineering projects
  • Coordination with a complex organization
  • Material Requirements Planning system in a manufacturing environment or AVEVA ERM experience is desirable
  • Strong Technical skills and familiarity with DND/RCN terminology

All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
What We Offer:
  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.
All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
We do not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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