HR Trainer

Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

The Trainer will provide training to all levels of manufacturing employees and be a visible and active source of influence to improve knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors resulting in higher levels of productivity and profitability for the company.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with the Learning & Development Department employees, HR representatives, and other department managers
  • Maximize productivity by effectively prioritizing, planning and following up on all necessary work
  • Coordinate course offerings plant schedules and make all necessary arrangements needed to prepare, conduct & close-out a training session (e.g., printing & ordering materials, setting up class in LMS, reserving training rooms/spaces for facilitation, creating class rosters in LMS, room set-up and clean-up, record learning in LMS, closing out the class in LMS, metric review, communications and necessary follow-up, reinforcement activities for positive transfer of training, etc,
  • Present classes with an interesting and compelling style with engagement activities via the most appropriate delivery method (e.g., in person, virtual, e-learning)
  • Ensure training is conducted in accordance with the plants training plans and prioritization
  • Conduct post class follow up with students and their managers in accordance with department guidelines
  • Assess the effectiveness of all courses presented through personal introspection, course surveys, and input from other trainers and L&D Department, making necessary changes to improve effectiveness
  • Complete all necessary reports (e.g., project status, feedback)
  • Share information, experiences and ideas with L&D Department in an effort to raise the overall effectiveness of the training
  • Consistently demonstrate behavior which aligns with Dart’s values and management expectations
  • Attend Dart sponsored training development activities, as needed for professional development
  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices.


Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree with three (3) years of training experience including training adult learners. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Experience in training management and/or leadership development curriculum
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary to communicate clearly with various groups, individuals, or work teams, and to explain complicated or sensitive issues
  • Knowledge of supervisory and management practices and skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create professional reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Teams
  • Excellent facilitation and platform skills including the ability to disseminate content effectively and engage all participants
  • Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions as appropriate
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Proven analytical problem solver
  • Ability to recognize problems and recommend viable solutions
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain composure and adapt in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer-focused work environment characterized by rapid change, minimal lead times, and multiple competing priorities

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with online or virtual training
  • Experience performing learning needs analysis
  • Experience researching, designing, and developing training courses
  • Management or supervisory experience
  • Experience with SharePoint
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems
  • TRACOM Certification to facilitate Social Style programs
  • Degree emphasis in business, human resources, education or related 



Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.

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