Cargill Operations Trainer - London, Ontario in London, Ontario

Operations Trainer - London, Ontario

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Cargill is a large and reputable food company with operations around the world. Cargill Value Added Protein operates a chicken processing plant in London, Ontario and a hatchery in Jarvis, Ontario. The processing plant employs approximately 900 employees and processes 85,000 chickens each day. The hatchery has approximately 70 employees and, on average, produces 150,000 chicks per day. Cargill Value Added Protein also operates ground beef processing facilities in Brampton, Ontario and Spruce Grove, Alberta employing approximately 130 employees.

Position Purpose:

Responsible for ensuring the quality of training delivery, the Operations Trainer will contribute to the establishment of appropriate training needs. Working closely with operations team the Trainer will participate in the planning process; conduct training to meet corporate standards, conduct post course assessments to ensure learning processes and objectives are met; implement approved new training packages, as well as provide input for changes and/or improvements to existing programs. You will also be expected to promote and maintain good employee/management relations.

Principal Accountabilities:

50% On-the-Floor Training - Administer procedures which ensure effective training of employees, including post course evaluation and follow-up activities. Provide counseling and coaching to current employees, provide direction and recommendations to employees and management staff on further training or remedial action required when training standards are not achieved. Work in partnership with operations and safety department to ensure Job Task Procedures are updated on a regular bases

20% Programs Administration - Conduct training programs on all aspects of operations including the introduction of changes to processes. Apply knowledge of effective methods of adult learning to provide training solutions that are appropriate to operational needs including traditional classroom training, on the job training, demonstrations and workshops, and ensure that training provided is consistent across all operating shifts

20% Needs Analysis - Work in collaboration with clients to identify local training needs, develop and adapt new training programs for local use, participate with leadership team in the planning and implementation process, and make recommendations to the Training Manager/Plant Manager on changes and/or improvements to existing training programs

10% General Administrative Duties - Record and input training information into the training management system ensuring accuracy or records. Auditing training records to ensure training of employees is up-to-date and records are available to supervisors/managers as needed



  • Two year College Diploma in Training and Development, Human Resources Management, or Organizational Development or equivalent or combination of relevant job experience and schooling.

  • Minimum 5 years working in a manufacturing environment with an understanding of best practice.

  • Previous experience presenting training to an operational group.

  • Ability to analyze, assess, develop, deliver and facilitate training classes and workshops.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

  • Flexible to work and train on and off shifts as required.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and handle pressure.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Needs to be flexible to rotate shifts.

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada


  • Degree, diploma, or certificate from an accredited university/college in one of the following: Training and Development, Human Resources Management, or Organizational Development

  • Adult Education Certification and/or CTDP (Certified Training and Development Professional ) is considered a strong asset.

  • 3 years relevant experience in a Training and Development position, preferably within a food plant facility

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g., experience preparing sophisticated presentations in PowerPoint for class room delivery)

Job Safety/Environmental Health

Primary Location Canada-Ontario-London

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: LON00513