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Training Lead


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Training Lead will help to establish a centralized Training COE by designing and implementing a training strategy and model that supports our Bedrock (SAP) implementations globally and delivers on-going training sustainment in the run-state.  They will be accountable for ensuring end-users have the knowledge to be successful at go-live and beyond; ensuring new-users have the knowledge to be successful in the run-state; and establishes knowledge and content management ownership of training materials including how they will be governed in a run-state.

Key Responsibilities

Develop and implement a training strategy and approach
•    That complements OCM strategies aimed at increasing adoption and reducing end user resistance
•    That is scalable and fit for purpose for each phase of the Bedrock (SAP) implementation across our different businesses and locations
•    That takes into consideration the training impacts of decisions in future Bedrock implementations on past implementation
•    That delivers the model for training sustainment in the run-state


Develop, coordinate, execute, monitor and adapt training plans for each Bedrock implementation

•    Coordinate with OCM team to understand Change Impacts by role
•    Conduct Training Needs Analysis by role
•    Manage and coordinate training content development provided from external consultants / internal SMEs
•    Coordinate internal SME validation of content
•    Manage and coordinate logistics and training related communications
•    Coordinate and facilitate super user or Train the  Trainer (TTT) network
•    Monitor and assess training to meet adoption objectives and metrics


Develop and implement the run-state approach for knowledge and content management of training materials
•    By driving ownership of training materials 
•    By delivering and facilitating  governance structure for training materials

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

5+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • Learning, development and training design experience
  • Familiarity with modern and traditional training methods
  • Excellent organizational, planning, coordination and project management skills essential.
  • Ability to work with all levels within an organization and possess strong executive presence.
  • Prior OCM experience required.
  • COVID-19 vaccination required (medical or religious accommodations will be considered as appropriate).


Job Requisition ID: 6891

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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