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Learning & Development Specialist

Company: UL
Location: North Chicago
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Leadership.Global.General – 3D City – Safer World

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

With minimal supervision, implements global/regional/local Learning and Development programs and projects. Supports team in planning and implement frontline level organizational interventions. Closely work with team to ensure ULU delivers good quality learning and development services to clients.


  • Provide inputs into and implement yearly learning and development plan based on business and organizational needs.
  • Understand features and designs of different learning and development programs and effectively deploy to achieve desired business outcomes.
  • Assist to develop and facilitate post-training application with program stakeholders.
  • Assist in evaluating training effectiveness and adjust programs based on the objectives and the evaluation.
  • Share best practices with other team members.
  • Produce reports in an effective and professional format and further analyze the data and draw implications.
  • Provide LMS team with constructive suggestions to ensure the effectiveness of the Learning Management System.
  • Assist to implement a solid in-house trainer/consultant management process.
  • Maintain relationship with external training vendors, universities, and other relevant institutions.
  • Lead regional operation project and/or local learning and development projects.
  • Communicate timely to project stakeholders to ensure efficient approaches and to keep up momentum project on track.
  • Facilitate general staff training and development programs for various levels of employees and functions, using a variety of learning and delivery methods.
  • Assist in design and deliver Organizational Design project and change management strategies, processes and interventions that support the client’sneeds.
  • Assist in creating desired OD outcome/impact.
  • Provides other duties as directed.

  • University degree (Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree) in Human Resources Administration, Training, Education, Organizational Development, Instructional Design, or a related field plus generally 4 years professional level experience.
  • Experience working in a multi-national company preferred.Working knowledge of training, organization development and learning practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to administer programs, and manage projects.Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Learning Management Systems and digital tools preferred.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work independently.Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset and skills to enhance work quality.
  • Good facilitation skills for general staff training and development programs.
  • Experience in support Organizational Design delivery preferred.
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English.

  • Mission For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 127 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customer s create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & Achieve We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards Total Rewards All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com

Keywords: UL, Waukegan , Learning & Development Specialist, Other , North Chicago, Illinois

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