Contribute to the efficient distribution of Columbia Sportswear product by delivering job method training and support to new and existing associates in all production departments. Actively develop associates by identifying specific method feedback to achieve safety, quality and productivity goals. Contributes to training program design and documentation. Partners with managers and supervisors to achieve department and team goals.
Train new associates on defined methods for job functions and tasks with Analytical Method Training (AMT) exercises. Time new associates to provide feedback on how associate is progressing against goal.
Objectively observe existing and new employees to provide specific feedback as they learn. Communicate and demonstrate techniques to help associates understand how to excel and attain individual and team goals.
Assess and adapt to individual learning styles and preferences. Positively interact and encourage to highlight and influence success. Use a show approach as needed.
Use Labor Management System (LM) to research employee performance and progression through training and coach employees how LM tracks their activities and performance. Work with employee on how to improve and use LM to log own activities to be held accountable for time management.
Training areas include all DC departments operations, procedures, policies, and overall safety.
Partner with managers and supervisors to coach up employees.
Be proactive in notifying leadership when opportunities for improvement are identified to drive continuous improvement.
Adapt to busy seasons when temporary staff hiring is more frequent.
Demonstrate flexibility to perform other secondary duties as assigned, which may include DC Associate job functions.
Ability to maintain composure, professionalism and cool under pressure to meet department and production goals.
Contributes and maintains to training program design and existing program enhancements. Partners with other Workforce Optimization team members to create timed job function exercises and job aids as needed.
Ability to read job function method time report and job aids.
Attendance and punctuality are essential.
Positive attitude is a must.
Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.
At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.