Training and Development Coordinator
Sonepar USA

San Leandro, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production


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Job Info


Independent Electric Supply, Inc. (IES) opened in 1976 with ten employees to serve electrical contractors working in the high-tech aerospace industry. Today, IES operates 16 electrical supply branches in the Northern California area, San Francisco Bay area, Central Valley, Central Coast and 7 locations throughout Arizona.  IES focuses on traditional electrical supply with dedicated specialists in lighting, switchgear, wire management, tool & safety, renewable energy and enhance logistics solutions to meet specific customer needs.  Employing more than 525 people and managing over 1 million square feet of warehouse space, IES is one of the strongest electrical distributors in the markets we serve.

In August 2011, IES was acquired by Sonepar USA consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States.  Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.

  • Organize and coordinate training events by scheduling travel arrangements, making lodging arrangements, and scheduling conference and training room time
  • Create written and visual training job-aids, newsletter content and other promotional materials to market available training programs and courses
  • Administration and maintenance of Independent’s Learning Management System (LMS). This includes maintaining associate user profile data, creating records for scheduled classroom and external training events, troubleshooting system access and functionality issues, and, reporting of individual and group transcripts and training completion to managers and leadership team
  • Collaborate with Training Manager to create Instructor-Led training schedules and training timetables
  • Communicate training requirements and pre-requisite tasks to class participants.
  • Prepare conference and training rooms, prior to and after training classes. This includes ordering, receiving and setting out meals for class participants, ordering and refilling supplies, and performing light custodial tasks as needed to keep training areas tidy and well-organized
  • Assist new and existing associates with training-related course and classroom questions.
  • Perform office clerical duties such as organizing digital and paper files as well as copying and scanning job aids, workbooks and other documents
  • Work in partnership with HR Assistant to provide support and backup with new hire onboarding process, including verification of associate completion of required compliance and safety training.
  • Travel up to 30% of time.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Outstanding organizational skills, with the ability to juggle many different tasks and maintain training schedules, while working within tight deadlines
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills to produce training materials, make bookings, and schedule events/meals with vendors
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required to communicate and coordinate with managers, trainees, and external sources.
  • Experienced using social media and the internet to create marketing materials to promote various training offerings
  • Experience entering digital information into office computer systems
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office 365 Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, OneDrive, Teams)
  • Knowledge of SuccessFactors LMS and/or Oracle Taleo LMS desired.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, business, social sciences, or a related field of study.
  • Four (4) years relevant work experience in event planning, training coordination, marketing, or office management, in lieu of education.


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