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Liberty Steel & Wire
  • 30-Aug-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Human Resources
  • Peoria, IL, USA
  • 59400-74250
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Training Specialist - We offer an exceptional bonus structure, competitive pay, and professional development opportunities!

We are a growing steel manufacturer producing billets, rebar, rod, industrial wire, and agricultural fence products, Red Brand, based in Bartonville, Illinois that offers its employees an exceptional bonus structure, flexible hours, and professional development opportunities.

The Company: Liberty Steel & Wire is on track for a record year and all products are 100% made in the USA. We are known for providing industry expertise, competitive pricing and responsive customer service. But most of all, our reliable inventory of steel, and strategically located facilities, promise to deliver in the most cost efficient and timely manner.

As part of a global organization, GFG Alliance, Liberty Steel & Wire is committed to the purpose of creating a sustainable future for industry and society. Focusing on change, family, and sustainability, Liberty Steel has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2030.

The Position:

The Training Specialist will assist with planning, developing, and implementing training programs company-wide for management and staff development, advancement of work skills, customer support, safety, and emerging initiatives. Provides input and utilizes curriculum and training delivery to be performed on site, remotely, and with internal and contracted resources.

  • We offer a 401k with company match, company paid life insurance and long term disability, generous vacation, sick, and personal time, nine paid holidays, three medical & prescription drug plans to choose from offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dental and Vision plans, accident insurance, critical illness, and whole life, as well flexible spending accounts.
  • We also offer an exceptional bonus structure, annual merit reviews, and upward career advancement opportunities supported by professional development.

PAY RANGE: $59,400-$74,250



  • Under the direction of the Director of Training and Learning System, implements annual training plans for management, staff, customer support, and direct labor that encompass group and individual training and mentoring, and conducted on-site in person, with dedicated learning centers, or remotely accessed.
  • Assists with analysis of organization-wide training needs assessments that identify current knowledge and skills gaps impacting performance as well as those needs to support emerging needs in manufacturing technology, best practices, and workforce development.
  • Creates and maintains new in-person and interactive training delivery program methodologies and enhancements to existing programs that include lesson plans, training aids, and multimedia presentation.
  • Consults with management, staff, and union representation on training opportunities.
  • Assists in new hire onboarding content creation for all new hires including management and hourly employees; ensures completion of all new hire learning tasks during onboarding.
  • Develops new or modifies existing course content as required for statutory (rules, safety, and behaviors), proactive development (career path, skill enhancement, and emerging technologies and systems), and leadership (integrity, communications, team building, motivation, getting results, and style).
  • Administrative support for the company-wide mentoring program for direct labor and staff that identifies advancement needs, interest, and potential. Creates follow up planning for periodic interventions and experiences that contribute to employee learning.
  • Under general direction, develops resources for courses, materials, training records, and external resources for staff access.
  • Participates in the role of training to support company-wide initiatives such as for employee engagement, corporate identity, and performance improvement.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of emerging trends in managerial, staff development, direct labor technical, and product support training through research, conferences, and peer-to-peer discussions.
  • May participate in studies and discussions with management and staff relating to organization and job content designs that may better support learning. May participate in and assist with employee-centered surveys.
  • Create learning content using Articulate 360 and Camtasia.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned that support the objective of the position.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, instructional design, or training and development, with three years of progressive experience developing and conducting technical, professional, and managerial training according to specific curriculum.
    • Alternatively the position will accept a Associate's degree in education or instructional design along with 5 years of progressive experience of the same scope.
    • A certificate in project management or instructional systems technology may substitute for some experience.
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Camtasia required.
  • Experience with LMS 365 and Articulate 360 is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the full training cycle.
  • Requires advanced human relations skills to deliver formal and influential training, facilitate group discussions and presentations, and 'market' services to all levels of staff.

The Location: Liberty Steel & Wire is based in Peoria, IL. This is a great place to live because it is affordable with cost of living in Peoria being 2% lower on average than other places in America and the areas has plenty of opportunities to visit wonderful attractions that are fun for the whole family, such as zoos, museums, and nature centers.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Great benefits, competitive pay, and an exceptional bonus structure!
  • On-the-job training, continuous professional development, and career paths to include upward movement.
  • Flexible working hours and generous vacation, sick, and personal time off schedules.
  • Experienced team willing to support, learn, and grow with you.

Liberty Steel and Wire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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