Icon hamburger
What job do you want?
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.

Learning and Development Manager, North America

ALS Houston Full-Time
Apply Now

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

About the Position:

The primary responsibility of this role is to lead the effective implementation of the Global L&D strategy and associated initiatives within the region of operation. Working closely with Managers and the Global L&D Team, the role will support in identifying people development needs, creating, coordinating and/or implementing learning and development initiatives with the goal of developing organizational capability, maximizing effectiveness and enabling the achievement of ALS strategic goals.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Global business strategy and regional objectives by providing relevant, accessible and timely training & development solutions;
  • Track and report training progress across the region and produce regular updates to stakeholders;
  • Monitor and audit in-house LMS and online learning participation for the business stream(s);
  • Source appropriate trainings identified via employee or manager feedback (e.g. Individual Development Plans, Engagement Surveys, Performance Appraisals) as well as cost effective trainings both internally and externally;
  • Drive training initiatives by identifying, arranging and/or delivering suitable training solutions for employees or managers/supervisors;
  • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate employee training and development events according to the needs of the business and Global L&D Strategy;
  • Utilize electronic course development to support business needs including new hire orientations, compliance/quality requirements, technical skills and personal effectiveness;
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and incorporate the feedback when planning future training & development initiatives;
  • Provide consultative support services such as mentoring and coaching managers/supervisors and others involved in employee development efforts;
  • Lead the administration of iLEAD (and other Leadership and development programs) and support Team Coordinators within the region;
  • Source developmental or assessment resources and provide assistance or guidance with implementation where required;
  • Collaborate with regional management and Human Resources to add contribution when creating a capability development plan for their business steam including succession plans;
  • Use correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring analytical quality;
  • Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health & safety policies and procedures while remaining fully aligned with our ALS core values;
  • Special projects may be assigned regarding region-specific business needs.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, organizational development or other related field;
  • Attainment of a recognized training/coaching qualification preferred;
  • Three to five years of experience in developing and delivering material is required

Physical Demands

  • Wear issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as dust masks, gloves etc., when required;
  • Ability to stand for a full shift;
  • Ability to sit at a desk and do general office work, which includes periodic sedentary responsibilities;
  • You may be exposed to unpleasant odours;
  • Please note that ALS operates 24/7 and may require day, afternoon, and graveyard shift work including weekends.

We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

'ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society'

ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities 

Click URL blocked - click to apply to view the EEO is the Law poster

Click URL blocked - click to apply to view the FMLA Law poster

Click URL blocked - click to apply to view the EPPA Law Poster

Click URL blocked - click to apply to view the Pay Transparency Provision

Click URL blocked - click to apply to view company E-Verify Participation Poster


Skills required

Business Development
Provide Service
Customer Retention
Utilize Passion
Develop Opportunity


Salary Estimator

Based on Job Title, Location and Skills
Below Avg. Average Above Avg.

Career Path

See the next step in your career
Learning and Development Manager, North America
Estimated Salary: $120K
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

Job ID: 2019-7266


For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.

As one of the world’s largest and most diversified testing services providers, ALS has sites strategically located around the world to provide accurate and timely services. We have operations in more than 350 locations, in 55 countries, and on six continents. We have teams of experts around the world available to provide specialised business solutions that align with client needs. Major hub facilities are located in Australia, Asia, North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Our company can trace its origins to 1863 when Peter Morrison Campbell first established a soap making business in Queensland, Australia. After listing on the Australian Stock exchange in 1952, the modern era of the company began in 1981 with the acquisition of Australian Laboratory Services Pty Ltd and a shift to becoming a highly regarded international testing, inspection and certification company employing in excess of 13,000 staff.

Irrespective of our size, we have always retained a uniqueness that has allowed us to truly understand the industry, encouraging innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit that creates strong links between our global business operations.

ALS Limited’s (formerly Campbell Brothers Limited) major business today is its international testing services business. In that business, we are focused on delivering superior services through four main divisions: Minerals (Geochemistry, Metallurgy, Mine Site and Inspection); Life Sciences (Environmental, Food & Pharmaceutical, Animal Health and Electronics); Energy (Coal and Oil & Gas); and Industrial (Asset Care and Tribology); and offering a broad range of technical services to our clients that is unrivalled.

View the full profile