Talent & Development Specialist

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Date: Jun 30, 2024

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60607

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  10634  


Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.



We have an immediate need for a Talent Development Specialist, at our Chicago, Illinois location.  The Talent Development Specialist will design and develop learning programs in support of the Sloan Strategic Initiatives.  This role will be responsible for improving the knowledge, skills, and productivity of employees through the development and promotion of learning programs.  The individual will monitor and report the effectiveness of training and will audit for on-the-job application of new skills and competencies. 



  • Work closely with the business to identify training needs and develop a variety of programs utilizing various learning tools.
  • Partner with internal resources to develop eLearning courses in support of onboarding programs.
  • Produce engaging eLearning courses, effective testing instruments, and assessment procedures to evaluate learner comprehension, retention and training effectiveness upon completion of instruction.
  • Develop complementary documentation, manuals, and work guides, for employee audiences with varied skill levels throughout the organization.
  • Develop and conduct train the trainer sessions so that others are able to deliver the content and material effectively and as designed.
  • Partner with HRBPs to create and deliver learning programs in various locations.
  • Administer, curate, schedule, and assign learning, and run reports within the Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Oversee vendor management (research and source vendors, obtain quotes with pricing, monitor turnaround times and quality of work, and evaluate performance).



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Human Resources or related field.  Master’s in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Instructional Design is a plus.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in instructional design using adult learning theories and methodologies.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Learning Management Systems (i.e., SuccessFactors, Cornerstone).
  • Intermediate skills in audio/video production.
  • Intermediate skills in e-learning software
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with high attention to detail.
  • Possess a strong work ethic working under minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills.
  • CPLP, ATD, Langevin, or other training certifications preferred.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx coverage for employee plus eligible dependents
  • Life and AD & D insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, HSA and FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center


Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion at Sloan
At Sloan, inclusion and belonging are at the core of what we do every day, and we empower and celebrate the diversity of our workforce. We encourage and value different perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, and solutions. Be your authentic self at Sloan.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world




For additional company information please visit our website at www.sloan.com.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Instructional Designer, Learning, Testing, Developer, HR, Human Resources, Education, Technology

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