Technical Trainer in Kent, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Job Type:
    Human Resources
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $31.25 - $36.05/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt has partnered with a leader in the design and manufacturing of electronic components to find their next Technical Trainer. The Technical Trainer will be instrumental in developing the skills and knowledge of the staff through analysis, design, delivery and evaluation of effective training courses.  The selected individual will contribute to the continued achievement of advice and support for staff and managers throughout the organization and carry out CIS certification courses.


Teaching knowledge in theory/practice of concepts, facts and practices via training courses. You will provide experience for understanding this knowledge by transforming it into real-time application(s). You will work as part of a localized team and report to the Technical Training Manager. You will research, design, evaluate and deliver technical training for Carlisle IT’s manufacturing and support staff which includes:

  • Completion of training needs, analysis through assessment, observation and oral questioning.
  • Ownership of an existing portfolio of training courses.  Ensure that trainer’s notes, session plans, visual aids and handouts are kept up to date
  • Able to design new training materials and courses to meet the needs of the company and add them to the existing overall training department’s portfolio. The Technical Trainer will create and arrange training manuals and visual aids after determining the best avenue for offering training on a particular subject
  • Work closely with the training staff to deliver a structured curriculum. Ensure the quality and consistency of course content throughout a course life cycle.
  • Evaluate and modify the existing training solutions, techniques and materials
  • Provide advice, guidance and support to manufacturing and engineering management in regards to assurance/compliance to industry workmanship standards
  • Represent the Technical Training department at exhibitions, seminars, etc.
  • Contribute to the decision making and planning of the team
  • Develop and retain an up-to-date knowledge of current working practices by periodically spending time working with the operational and support departments
  • Utilize and maintain the Training Management Software with the training staff
  • Able to evaluate and determine competency of skill and knowledge of those trained, and make pass/fail and hiring decisions based on evaluations
  • Mentor entry-level trainers
  • Regular and predictable on-site attendance

*Other duties as required in support of the department and the company*


  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities                                                           


  • Experience in Cable Harness Manufacturing is required
  • Able to prove proficiency by successfully passing more than one CIT certification course (not a challenge test) with scores 90% above
  • Must have extensive knowledge of wire harness, PCB, box build processes and process equipment
  • Capable of training material production (graphics, layout and media creation)


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, HR, or Business Management preferred


Must maintain industry certifications as applicable to position and value stream that is supported.  Including but not limited to; IPC-WHMA-A-620, IPC-JSTD-001, IPC-610, IPC-600 and NASA 8739

  • Must hold IPC CIT Certifications in IPC/WHMA-A-620 and J-STD-001


  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English


  • Core responsibilities will be on Day shift.  Must be able and willing to support training needs on any shift through a rotational scheduled based on fluctuations in business need.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Graphic design software as in Corel, Adobe Photoshop, etc.
  • Must be self-confident, have a desire to learn, able to listen, sense of humor, communication and theatrical skills, flexible, patient and is capable of standing and walking for extensive periods of time
  • Able and willing to travel by air and auto throughout the USA
  • Manual dexterity used with repetitive finger motion
  • Must have leadership skills


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regular sitting, standing and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
  • Occasional sitting
  • Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions, and required usage of both hands as needed
  • Lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
  • Hearing and speaking
  • Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, gripping, and crouching or stooping


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved.  The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate


10 - 15%

Volt is a equal opportunity employer