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Manager, Operations Training

Location: Fort Lawn, SC, US

Date: Oct 29, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo
Gallo is proud to be expanding into Chester County, South Carolina! Our Chester County Operations facility will be situated on 630 acres and include bottling and canning capabilities, warehousing, a regional distribution center, and will serve as the eastern hub for our import and export business.

We're approaching 100 years of bold ideas and hard work that unite us in our goal to serve joy in the moments that matter. As a company that has thrived on the simple belief of taking care of our people first, we appreciate and value what matters most to you. We're all about providing some of the best benefits, rewards, and development programs available in your area. We focus on caring and respecting each other, because together, we make growth possible.

At Gallo, we're passionate about bringing our culture to life in Chester County and to building something truly amazing, together.

Chester County Operations | We Serve Joy!


Opportunity to be part of Gallo's East Coast expansion supporting a new faciility from the ground up! As the Operations Training Manager you will manage the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of Gallo's South Carolina training standards, policies, procedures, and tools. You will lead Operations and Supply Chain training engagements across all Gallo South Carolina sites, including the sharing of specific safety-related training processes and best practices. This is a key role and will serve as primary liaison to South Carolina educational agencies and lead educational outreach and internship programs. You will lead the design, development, adoption, and on-going evaluation of South Carolina state and DOL registered apprenticeship programs. You will work with leadership to manage relations with executive level sponsors and key stakeholders for purposes of successful implementation of large-scale and complex training programs.

What You Will Do:

  • Supports Gallo eastern operations, develops, gains sponsorship, and implements an effective vision/strategy for the implementation of large-scale interdepartmental and high performance work team training programs through strong and effective leadership.
  • Serves as primary liaison for education and training services provided by state and government agencies, for multiple sites, across multiple states.
  • Evaluates and recommends training programs that provide cost-efficient operation, efficient use of resources, and effective learning outcomes, for multiple sites.
  • Facilitates the identification of appropriate learning and skill development methods (i.e., individual training, group instruction, workplace on the job training (OJT), simulation-based learning, e-enabled learning, etc.) based on thorough needs analyses of training needs.
  • Analyzes, designs, develops, implements, and evaluates site(s) training programs in support of the incumbent workforce and new hires.
  • Oversees the effective delivery of small to large-scale and complex performance-based training programs.
  • Leads the development and adoption of state and DOL registered apprenticeship programs and oversees execution of these programs to ensure high quality and compliance with apprenticeship standards.
  • Works with local high schools, community colleges, professional associations, consortiums, and other educational institutions for purposes of establishing internship, apprenticeship, and other mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Develops, coaches, and mentors subordinate staff

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of experience supporting the development and implementation of training programs in operations and supply chain environments reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High School diploma plus 9 years of experience supporting the development and implementation of training programs reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Supervisory or management experience within a production/operations environment.
  • Intermediate level MS Excel skills
  • Required to travel up to 20% of the time.
  • Candidates for this position must have a valid driver's license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license, or appropriate state driver’s license, within 30 days of hire.
  • Required to travel to company offices, sites, and/or meeting locations for onboarding, training, meetings, and events for development, department needs, and business delivery up to 5% of the time, with or without reasonable accommodation. This may be in addition to travel requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Organizational Development, Human Resources, Industrial Education, or Adult Education, plus 4 years of experience implementing corporate training programs in a production/operations environment, reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an Operations Management concentration plus 6 years of experience implementing corporate training programs in a production/operations environment reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Association for Talent Development (ATD) CPTD certification.
  • Preference for individuals located in Chester County, South Carolina or adjacent areas.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
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Requisition ID: 98348 


Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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