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Program Manager Safety Training

Company: Cliffs Natural Resources
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Cleveland-Cliffs Steel has an immediate opportunity for a Program Manager of Safety Training, residing at our Headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. This position is responsible for assessing current training needs and developing processes and systems to ensure that training outcomes are being met. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in developing complex training systems. Have an understanding of adult learning methods, be able to work independently at times, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment with complex operations.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Establish an enterprise-wide framework for all regulatory and company required safety training.
  • Responsible for leading Quarterly Safety Training meeting with senior management and hourly workforce.
  • Develop & maintain a comprehensive training needs assessment for hourly & salaried positions.
  • Define training requirements to ensure employees are knowledgeable & qualified to work safely.
  • Implement systems, techniques, and tools to evaluate and ensure the competency of trainees.
  • Maintain a central system to schedule, track, and record all safety training across the enterprise.
  • Provide technical guidance & leadership to site safety & operations leaders on safety training needs.
  • Investigate and evaluate potentially more effective safety training design and delivery methods.
  • Investigate underlying causes of safety training gaps and deficiencies; and provide solutions.
  • Develop & publish training performance metrics that inform & enable continual improvement.
  • Assist as a safety technical expert on periodic & special focus audits.
  • Actively maintain positive joint union/management relations in safety training.
  • Apply modern adult learning theory and practice to write content for online courses, workbooks, job aids, videos, PowerPoint decks, etc.
  • Design, develop and edit blended learning solutions, which include e-learning, training guides, FAQs, and job aids to be used in instructor lead classroom and self-paced virtual training Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree with 5 plus years Training, Development and Learning experience.
    • Instructional design experience building and delivering high-visibility, programs.
    • Expert facilitator capable of consistently and effectively engaging a wide variety of audiences.
    • Knowledge of safety and organization development, change theories, learning models and best practices, instructional design strategies, and learning assessment.
    • High levels of ownership, initiative taking, and desire to build something great.
    • Experience working with geographically distributed teams.
    • Demonstrated, end-to-end project/program management experience.
    • Demonstrated consultative approach: excellent communication and influencing skills to communicate effectively and credibly, both verbally and in writing, with audiences at all management levels.
    • Ability to analyze and synthesize data from multiple sources to identify themes and develop compelling recommendations.
    • Ability to work autonomously and effectively in a fast-paced, complex, multi-tasking environment.
    • Strong command of Microsoft Office skills and ability to produce deliverables
    • Up to 30% travel could be required based on role responsibilities Preferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Instructional Design.
      • Knowledge of Instructional Design Methodologies (i.e., ADDIE), Training Methodologies (i.e. Kirkpatrick Levels of Evaluation), and adult learning principles
        Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest flat-rolled steel company and the largest iron ore pellet producer in North America. The Company is vertically integrated from mined raw materials, direct reduced iron, and ferrous scrap to primary steelmaking and downstream finishing, stamping, tooling, and tubing. We offer an excellent total compensation package including top pay with variable compensation opportunity, health insurance, retirement plan, education assistance, paid time off and more!.

        Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call 1-(312) 899-3097 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.

        Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.

Keywords: Cliffs Natural Resources, Cleveland , Program Manager Safety Training, Executive , Cleveland, Ohio

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