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Operator Trainer - Finishing

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Prattville, AL, US

Company: James Hardie





Position Summary


As a member of the Human Resources (HR) team reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Operator Trainer ensures the efficient daily operation of multiple production and/or finishing lines in a high speed, high volume manufacturing environment by ensuring that Operators have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the assigned job tasks.  In this role, the Operator Trainer is responsible for the execution of the Company’s training and career path program for hourly operators, updating training materials to correspond with new procedures and monitoring activities and performance on the manufacturing floor  to meet safety, quality and production design goals in addition to cost objectives, as well as, promoting a strong team atmosphere.


Position Requirements


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:



  • Demonstrated ability to effectively take action to solve problems while exhibiting sound judgment and successful stress tolerance.
  • Demonstrated ability to present information in a way that it is understood and assimilated by others, including team members at all levels in the Organization.
  • Proven knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures, and standards and the ability to communicate and teach that information to others.
  • Ability to assess and / or address gaps in knowledge and skills with operators, leads, and Supervisors.
  • Demonstrated ability to act independently upon information and make decisions that achieve optimal results.
  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills (bilingual in Spanish a plus).
  • Demonstrated intermediate skills with the standard features of various personal computer word processing and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, and other proprietary software).
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and get results through the actions of others.
  • Demonstrated ability to think ahead and plan over a 90-day time span including preparing and implementing action plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to measure a team member’s performance to pre-established goals and standards.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload while paying attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a strong team player.





  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred / not required).
  • 2 or more years experience in a high speed manufacturing environment as an Operator Trainer or related role.  Supervisory or Lead experience helpful.
  • Well developed interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills (bilingual in Spanish a plus).
  • Must be very organized and have good Intermediate PC skills

James Hardie is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability. Equal Employment Opportunity is the law.

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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