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KD Specialist

  • LocationGuangzhou
  • BusinessDisplay Technologies
  • FunctionEngineering
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Purpose of the Position: This position involves planning, organizing, and implementing specific KD initiatives in direct support to Manufacturing and Engineering capabilities as required to implement the Manufacturing strategy. Priority role will be to assist in administration and certification of training, and to support Guangzhou manufacturing expansion plan. The role is critical to ensuring trained Engineering and Manufacturing are in place per the expansion milestone dates. The Knowledge Development Specialist will assist with details and logistics in support of technical training. This includes on-site coordination of training sessions as well as planning for and coordinating all travel-related needs during the training sessions including for SME, instructors, and learners coming to Guangzhou or in other China region plants. Day to Day Responsibilities:•Coordinate location and equipment logistics, training materials, Division and Plant Manufacturing and Engineering SME participation, Training Resources•Develop strong linkages and regular interaction with supervisors and learners in Operations and Engineering to ensure alignment and consistency of the training programs with the Organization needs.•Handle communication with trainees and trainers to ensure they are prepared for training sessions •Handle registration and assist trainees and trainers in using Corning Learning Central•Assist in auditing training for effectiveness•Prepare reports of training records and assessment results to assist with tracking of metrics •Assist in ensuring IP procedures are communicated and followed•Coordinate all SME and Trainee related support while traveling for training purposes, including; Lodging, transportation while at training site, Visa processing, and interfacing with specific Corning systems as needed. •Assist in deployment of Training curriculum, creation of training session materials; presentations, tests.•Assist in Trainee Certification (operator certification on-line assessments)Project involved with:GZ start up project and KD course maintenance projectEducation: •Bachelor Degree, major in Business Administration, Visual Communication Design, Education related.Experience: •Experience in manufacturing environment•Experience in supporting training deployment•Successful multi-cultural and multi-functional team work experience•Experience in leading training coordination and deployment is plus•Experience in creating e-course and classroom training material is plus2 year working experience in manufacturing working environment is preferred. Required Skills •Able to work effectively with people of different cultures •Strong communication skills in Mandarin and English (oral, written)•Basic computer skills. •Project support skills; following up on assigned actions•Able to do regional or overseas travel on business trip•Able to motivate and support others (especially technical SMEs) to obtain their help•Interpersonal/people skills Desired Skills •Familiarity with multi-media software (Storyline 3) •Familiarity with instructional systems design/curriculum design•Understanding of principles of adult educationSoft Skills•Work effectively with people of different cultures•Interpersonal/people skills•Able to motivate and support others (technical SMEs) to obtain their help•Collaborative skillCareer Development Opportunities •Become project leader to Lead course development and deployment project •Become instructional designer to create technical training material with SME Hand Off Limit