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Global Talent Management Specialist

A. O. Smith Corporation - Milwaukee, WI

Global Talent Management Specialist




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Dec 1, 2017


Milwaukee, WI, US, 53224


A. O. Smith Corporation

Primary Function

This position is critical to the execution of our Talent Management strategies and programs. As a member of the Corporate HR Team, this position reports directly to the Director – Global Talent Management.


Conduct training needs assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation

Design, develop, and deliver employee- and leadership-development programs that support employee engagement and skill development and add value to the learner and their business area

Design, develop, and deliver multi-channeled learning solutions, including but not limited to: web-based training, instructor-led training, simulations, targeted learning interventions, learning games, job-aids, and one-on-one coaching

Research, design, develop, and edit instruction manuals, facilitator guides support materials such as: quick reference guides, job aids, simulations, and assessments

Conduct training sessions such as user training for systems/software, performance management, supervisory and management skills, and other professional development sessions as needed

Provide support and training to end users of the SAP SuccessFactors system including Employee Profile/Data, Goals and Development Planning, Performance Evaluation, Succession Planning, and Talent Acquisition

Utilizing the company's learning management system, manage the learning catalog, implement web-based and instructor-led training, and track staff completion in training programs among other metrics

Stay abreast of new functionality in the system and provide recommendations for adopting new functionality to streamline and improve results/impact

Provide day to day support of the Learning Management System to support learning activities conducted or maintained in the system. Provide training to administrators and end users on a regular basis to promote understanding and usage of the platform and content.

Update/maintain related pages of the company intranet to ensure information is accurate and current

Work collaboratively with the field to drive the talent strategy

Coach line managers to understand Talent Management processes and practices for maximum impact

Provide support for vendor/training product sourcing and evaluation

Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and provide recommendations for process improvements; support process improvement implementation.

Assist in the identification and implementation of cutting edge talent management solutions for a global audience

Provide support for intern and management trainee programs

Other responsibilites may be assigned as necessary.


Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong problem solving and analytical skills; research skills; good presentation and/or training delivery skills

Ability to effectively convey the subject matter to ensure comprehension to all audiences

Ability to work autonomously and prioritize assignments

Ability to participate as a member or lead a project team

Demonstrated concentration and attention to details, and an aptitude for learning software

MS Word, Excel, and Power Point are required

Talent/Learning Management system experience preferred

Experience with SAP SuccessFactors is a plus

PHR/SPHR certification is a plus

Minimum of 6 months related experience required; 2-3 years experience preferred

Up to 25% travel may be required


Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management or Business Management

We Offer

Competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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A. O. Smith Corporation


Global Talent Management Specialist A. O. Smith Corporation - Milwaukee, WI, United States


Location: Milwaukee, WI

Company Profile:
A. O. Smith Corporation is a global leader applying innovative technology and energy-efficient solutions to products marketed worldwide. Our goal is to be a leading global water technology company, and our focus is on building this platform through new product development, global expansion, strategic acquisitions and partnerships. Today’s A. O. Smith is one of the world's leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment, offering a comprehensive product line featuring the best-known brands in North America and China. In November 2009, the company entered the global water treatment industry with the creation of a new venture, A. O. Smith (Shanghai) Water Treatment Products Co. Ltd.