Product Training Manager, Faucets Kitchen & Bath North America

Published
February 18, 2024
Location
Kohler

Description

roduct Training Manager, Faucets Kitchen & Bath North America Work Mode Hybrid Location Hybrid at Kohler, WI Opportunity We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Product Training Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and delivering engaging product training tools for new and existing products in the Faucet portfolio. This involves creating and implementing a training strategy for each category. They will work closely with product managers, engineers, and channel marketing to ensure that their training programs accurately reflect the latest features and functionality of the products. They will also be responsible for conducting training with internal and external customers by focusing on the product features and benefits. In addition, this individual will provide feedback from customers that identifies gaps and opportunities from the market. In this role, you will Develop and execute the Faucets training strategy. Enhance the market launch of new products for customers with targeted training programs and content. Own training objectives and how they align to the business objectives. Demonstrate high-level presentation/communication skills. Collaborate and foster relationships with internal and external partners.Set strong examples through work ethic, product knowledge, professional attitude, technical skill, and project management tools/philosophies used. Specific Responsibilities Develop and deliver engaging product training content and tools for new and existing products in the portfolio. Create and implement a training strategy for each category. Identify the training needs of the target audience and design annual training programs accordingly. Work closely with product managers, engineers, and channel marketing to ensure that their training programs accurately reflect the latest features and functionality of the products. Convert technical specification into customer lead training content. Conduct training with internal and external customers Provide feedback from customers that identify gaps and opportunities in the market. Ensure that all training materials are up to date and relevant to current offerings. Gain a deep understanding of the product or service and its potential applications within the industry. Design, develop, and present training programs that educate associates on best practices. Maintain current knowledge of our product offerings and competitors’ products. Assess the organization’s strengths and weaknesses in product knowledge and skills and provide feedback and recommendations for improvement. Demonstrate appropriate level of competency in the following areas Drive Continuous Improvement, Set High Standards of Performance, Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, Business Acumen, Management of Self, Management/Development of Others, Focus on the End Customer, and Build Trust. Skills/Requirements Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or another related field. 5+ years of experience in product training or a related field. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong organizational and project management skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to explain complex technical concepts in a simple and clear way Travel to trade shows and customer visits as needed, approximately 30%. #LI-Hybrid #LI-TM1 Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. The salary range for this position is $61,500 - $77,450. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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