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Instructional Design Specialist

Company: Sherpa
Location: Fort Mill
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Compensation: To $33/hr

Job Overview - 29590

Global manufacturing company is seeking an Instructional Designer who is creative and agile and will be instrumental in the design, development, and deployment of training for domestic manufacturing plants. This is a Direct Hire opportunity.

The Instructional Designer has a significant and influential role ensuring there is focus on developing training solutions for various groups on the shop floor to analyze and develop needed technical training solutions, which includes the development of classroom, and On-the-Job Training material and evaluations.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable with stepping into the ambiguity of building a training program from the ground up. Demonstrated experience with applying adult learning principles, producing just-in-time training content. In addition to partnering with Subject Matter Experts to design and develop training programs, by leveraging existing learning resources or by designing/developing new content, you will also assist with overall learning strategy, curriculum design, and internal communications.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with subject matter experts and other key stakeholders to identify learning needs, target audience, measurable objectives, and desired outcomes; design/develop and recommend learning solutions to support business needs.
  • Able to develop curricula using rapid instructional design methodology, and various delivery mediums that consider pre- and post-activities to ensure learning is continuous, effective and applied, with metrics to quantify impact.
  • Ensure training content is clear, accurate, consistent, high quality and maintains the instructional integrity of learning and sound instructional principles.
  • Develop curriculum templates to ensure all training programs are consistent. Deliver scalable solutions that help us serve a global customer base.
  • Manage multiple complex curricula development projects simultaneously.
  • Facilitate walk-through of course content with SME's and key business stakeholders prior to go-live for final publishing sign-off.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of learning programs and make revisions accordingly.
  • Stay current on learning and design trends and advancements to recommend innovative learning solutions; and research, evaluate, test, and recommend new learning solutions and technology.
  • Serve as an SME and educator to other L&D training teammates to help develop technical skill.


  • Bachelor's degree in Educational Technology, Instructional Design or related field.
  • Master's preferred with three to five years of corporate L&D experience.
  • Industry experience in manufacturing
  • Preferred requirements: Pneumatics/hydraulics, Fluid systems, Electricity/electronics, Assembly lines, automation or robotics
  • Superb communication (written/verbal), innovative, results oriented, highly organized, collaborative and adaptable - comfortable wearing multiple hats: consulting, design, development, facilitating, and partnering up, down, and across the organization


We will notify you if you are selected as a candidate for this role. If not, but your resume fits one of our specializations, we will retain your resume for future openings, and we encourage you to apply for other Sherpa roles that you are qualified for and interested in.

Non-Local Candidates: Please note that you are competing with local candidates who don't require relocation expenses and can start quickly, so let us know if you have plans to move to the area soon.

Candidates for all Sherpa opportunities must be authorized to work in the United States.

Sherpa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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