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Training Coordinator


Position Title: 

Training Coordinator



Salaried Full-Time


Physical Location:

175 Park Rd

Putnam, CT 06260


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Act as a primary point of contact for new manufacturing employees;
  • Responsible for the new employee experience, the associated functional/technical training that is required to be successful and the retention of new hires
  • Active with new employees in selection, orientation, coordination of training, assessment and evaluations throughout training period
  • Accountable for the planning, delivery, evaluation and administration of training programs to include new employee orientation, on-the-job, functional/technical skill development, compliance, safety, regulatory, corporate and other training as needed.
  • Enhance and improve current training programs to align with established plant goals for safety, quality, production;  Focus on repeatability and sustainability
  • Work closely with manufacturing teams and employees on the development and delivery of operator skills training
  • Coordinate with management team to identify training gaps and action items to close gaps
  • Ensure job-training qualification and certification processes are followed
  • Track training events, keep accurate training records and provide reports on training progress and completion to leadership; Ensures required training documentation is maintained
  • Act as a subject matter expert on manufacturing processes
  • Provide instruction or support at other facilities as requested. 
  • Communicate effectively with all levels across manufacturing plant
  • Other duties as assigned


The Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations Management, Education, Human Resources, or other related degree or extensive manufacturing and supervisory experience.
  • 2-5 years previous work experience in a manufacturing environment or corrugated industry preferred.  Training Coordinator experience in a manufacturing setting would be desired
  • A strong desire to mentor/coach/train and ensure new employees are successful in their new role with company
  • Demonstrated strong relationship, influence, organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications;  Experience developing and delivering training through various mediums
  • Proficient in computer applications (including MS Office – Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • Understands meeting facilitation principles, adult learning theory and techniques and best practices for creating/delivering effective training
  • Understands manufacturing operations, processes, job positions/structure
  • Experience compiling and publishing training metrics


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Relationship Building
  • Coaching
  • Organization and Planning
  • Communication – strong speaking and writing skills
  • Time management
  • Building Teams
  • Priority Setting


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Helping others to be successful
  • Experience creating and delivering training programs
  • Promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


PUTNAM, CT, US, 6260

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Nov 18, 2022

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