Learning & Development Coordinator


Sheboygan Falls, WI, US

Shift:  First Shift
Requisition ID:  51116

Continuous, lifelong learning is at the heart of our culture and the way we do business: “We Learn for Life” is one of Johnsonville’s six guiding principles. As part of our organizational development and learning team, you’ll help Johnsonville Members reach their full potential by providing them with a variety of learning and growth opportunities. These may range from formal classroom education to on-the-job training, individual learning to cross-functional team development, technical skill advancement, cultural reinforcement, personal career development and learning how to coach fellow Members. Your job is to nurture The Johnsonville Way.


Johnsonville, LLC


Learning & Development Coordinator


Position Overview:

As a creative, passionate, and experienced learning and development professional who will support others in developing their God-given talents. In this role, you will lead the training, onboarding and development programs at the Countryside Facility. You will also build, motivate and guide a team of learning and development specialists who will deliver technical training content to our manufacturing members.



  • Collaborate with OD&L, operations leaders, and members to develop technical training strategies and programs
  • Own the execution and sustainment of the operations learning and development strategy within your assigned plant
  • Provide guidance on the assessment of training and development needs, design of training and development delivery methods, and measurement of training effectiveness
  • Coach/mentor a team of learning and development specialists who will take ownership for executing the day-to-day onboarding and technical training at your facility
  • Stay current on training industry trends, technology, and methods; challenge the status quo by identifying opportunities to improve
  • Be a Johnsonville Way subject matter expert with the ability to develop Members, providing them with the right resources and programs at the right time
  • Serve as a Coach/Mentor to guide Member as they envision and create a path that fully develops their God-given talents
  • Support successful people changes through the application of change management
  • Communicate data driven insights to the leadership team on status, changes and effectiveness of learning and development strategies
  • Guide technical training specialists through changes to training as a result of the management of change process



  • Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development, Adult Learning, Education, Instructional Design or a related field is required
    • Willing to consider members who are actively pursuing bachelor’s degree



  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in training and development, adult education, and/or human resources related field required
  • Minimum of 2 years of direct or indirect people management experience required
  • Experience using technology to enhance learning and learning experiences is preferred
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred


Skills and Competencies:

  • Proven ability to drive continuous improvement and innovation
  • Proven ability to influence without authority
  • Experience utilizing data to create meaningful insights
  • Strong learning agility and commitment to personal growth
  • Outstanding communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in facilitation and leading conversations
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Passion for developing others’ God-given talents
  • Strong project management skills


Other Requirements:

  • Ability to work off-shifts as needed


Date:                                 April 25, 2024


Location:                          Countryside Facility, Sheboygan Falls, WI

(Our office is about an hour north of Milwaukee)


Coach:                               Countryside Plant Director


Member Status:                Full Time, Salaried


Travel:                               Not a ton, less than 10% of your time (includes travel to remote sites as needed)


Reason for Posting:        Replacement


Benefits:                           Members have potential for a monthly bonus, 401k with a company match and profit sharing. Members also have access to terrific benefits including affordable medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible spending accounts; disability and life insurance; and fertility and adoption assistance. Johnsonville also offers competitive paid time off, including paid parental time off, as well as access to the 24/7 onsite fitness center, onsite medical clinic and tuition reimbursement! 


About our Company

Since 1945, our family-owned band of sausage-makers has invented better ways to make, eat and prepare crave-able sausage. Today, we are 3,000 Members strong. We sell our famous sausage in all 50 United States and more than 40 countries. We have a culture built on the idea that if we make developing your talents our top priority, great business results will follow naturally. We call it The Johnsonville Way. It has been our secret sauce for decades, and we hope you get to experience it for yourself!


How to Apply:  


External candidate:  Apply on-line only at: careers.johnsonville.com


Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country.  We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.