Technical Training Director (MRO)

Standard Aero - Appfeeder
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Job Details

  • Location: San Antonio, TX, 78226
  • Date Posted: 2022-08-25
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Admin/Clerical
  • Req Number: 2145
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StandardAero has an exciting opportunity for a strategic Training & Development Leader to join one of the largest independent aviation service businesses in the world. StandardAero is a leading provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services across the Commercial Airlines & Fleets, Business Aviation and Military & Energy sectors. The Company is a global organization with ~7000 employees working out of facilities strategically located in 55 primary locations across 6 continents. Summary: The San Antonio Training & Workforce Development Director will be accountable for establishing and managing a long-term Workforce and Training and Development strategy. In addition, the incumbent will be accountable for developing, implementing and maintaining a Technical Training Architecture to include a StandardAero Technical Training Center of Excellence (COE). This Technical Training COE will be established in San Antonio, TX as a resource for US based Engine MRO facilities and will: - Focus on technical training and certification across multiple functions (Operations, Quality, Engineering and Supply Chain) and will provide new hire training as well as certification, progression and refresher courses - Be capable of producing production ready airplane engine mechanics “from scratch” at a rate to support StandardAero growth at the pace of 25 engine mechanics per month (300 per year) - Leverage state of the art training technology to attract future leaders of the Aerospace industry and should include classroom, computer based, “on engine” and on the job training (OJT) - Leverage community partnerships to feed the talent pipeline and provide additional training venues and curriculum options Responsibilities: - Evaluates technical training needs to determine appropriate training content, objectives and courseware design methodologies to establish training design projects. - Leads the training design teams in the design of custom technical training courseware, assessments and certifications in close collaboration with business leaders and technical Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure adherence to cost and schedule. - Ensures standardization and compliance with all appropriate regulatory requirements related to training and ensures relevant guidance is considered in the development of such programs. - Collaborates with internal StandardAero stakeholders in Human Resources, Technical Training, etc. - Establishes and maintains metrics for the success and quality of training program. - Coaches, mentors and develops others; Provides leadership, instruction and guidance in the performance of training design principles, methodologies and tasks. - Support national strategic partnerships in education and workforce preparation forged through charitable grants, sponsorships and employee community engagement. - Identify ways community involvement can support business objectives, and develop and implement execution plans. Requirements: - Experience in learning content creation; particularly in aviation and / or MRO industries. - Minimum of 5 years as a training practitioner. - Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or qualification or professional certification in the area of Training and Development. - Demonstrated ability to develop innovative training solutions. - Experience in the development of strategic government and educational partnerships Experience with LMS course and curriculum architecture, curriculum management, curation and course management. - Demonstrated project management skills. Preferred Characteristics: - Positive individual with high energy, executive-level presence and the ability to influence change and initiate actions that have strategic impact and drive a high-performance culture. - Experience in the development of strategic partnerships within the State of Texas preferred. - Demonstrated ability to quickly understand complex systems and processes and apply advanced critical thinking skills. - Ability to set clear objectives and measures, monitor process, progress and results, clearly assign responsibility for tasks and decisions.