Learning & Development Lead - PA Brewery

We are The Boston Beer Company. We brew the best beer. We hire the best people.
We are always eager to find competitive, motivated, hardworking people who love beer and want to join our team. We work hard and we play hard. Think you have what it takes?
We are currently hiring for our next Learning & Development (L&D) Lead in Breinigsville, PA.
The L&D Lead will lead learning and development projects on behalf of assigned clients within the Boston Beer Company(BBC) ecosystem, driving projects from conception to creation to on-going maintenance and continuous improvement. The L&D Lead applies his/her expertise in adult learning to ensure effective, efficient capability building that targets critical skills and behaviors that drive success and meets compliance requirements while integrating the Boston Beer Company culture throughout. Primary areas of focus are learning and development for Maintenance and Warehouse employees and eLearning development.
What You'll Do:
Develops collaborative relationships and functions as an expert consultant to our HR Business Partners, key business leaders, subject matter experts and Learning resources to identify performance improvement opportunities, close knowledge or performance gaps, and gather source content for learning curriculum to support business needs and compliance
Engages leaders as teachers and builds strong, collaborative working relationships with HR business partners, business leaders, team members, vendors and other key stakeholders
Participates actively as a part of a broader community of learning professionals inside and outside of the BBC
Assists with preparation of annual budget
Manages resources and expenses to drive efficiency and effectiveness
Standardizes, simplifies, and improves efficiencies and effectiveness of learning. Provides input into the development of and applies consistent approaches for training and development needs assessment, training content development, utilization of identified tools (content development, learning management, etc.) for best-in-class solutions, tracking and maintaining budgets, and benchmarking against KPIs.
Conduct needs analysis focused on understanding business requirements and organizational environment to determine critical skills and behaviors and courses needed for designated organizations in Boston Beer Company to thrive.
Proactively seeks out opportunities to build capability and identifies where developing know how can drive improved business outcomes.
Design and Develop
Builds curriculum and other learning interventions to onboard new employees, solve key performance gaps or better position Boston Beer Company for the future.
Creates content outlines, storyboards, A/V scripts, audio recordings for e-learning, classroom course material, facilitator guides, and supporting resource documents
Leads course implementation, including user testing / pilots, change management, and integration into day-to-day work
Clearly communicates logistics and instructions to participants, and produces high-quality agendas and outlines for the sponsors and facilitators of our learning programs
Obtains measurable results to support the decision-making process regarding the effectiveness and efficiency of learning courses and programs, using both qualitative and quantitative methods to demonstrate the value, manage, and improve offerings
Responsible for administration and reporting for municipal training grant programs.
What We're Looking For:
5-7 years of progressive learning and development experience delivering services to a professional and operational workforce.
3-5 years working in a Production/Manufacturing (preferably with focus on Maintenance/Logistics) environment supporting learning and development needs for hourly and salaried employees.
Desired experience with Orientation and Onboarding programs, Taleo/Oracle Learn LMS, and articulate Storyline.
Travel to Office and Brewery Locations.
Proficient in needs assessment, instructional design, delivering/executing, measuring, auditing, and documenting training for production and salaried employees.
Strong project management experience with the ability to set milestones, drive execution, manage subject matter experts and stakeholders, and ensure successful integration and adoption.
Experience researching and creating process to support business needs and compliance.
Exceptional interpersonal skills including a highly responsive customer centered disposition and the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Experience delivering training support is highly desired
Some Perks: Our people are our most important "ingredient." We not only have to hire the best, but we have to reward, develop, and retain them too. We also have a variety of benefits including a competitive compensation package, extensive training programs, excellent healthcare, a discounted stock purchase plan, and a 401K program with a generous company match. Not to mention, there's the free beer too!
Boston Beer Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to help ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veteran's Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who wish to request accommodation in the job application process can contact jobs@bostonbeer.com for assistance.

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