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Senior Systems Technical Trainer - Oconomowoc, WI

Apply Now Location: 1100 E Valley Rd, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States, 53066-4821; job id: R0000334238
job family: Building Operations Engineering
schedule: Full time
The pay range is $69,000.00 - $124,200.00

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at

About the job:

  • Shift:Monday - Friday with potential weekend flexibility

About us:

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here.

A role in Supply Chain means being on the very front lines of getting product to the guest as fast as possible—a critical differentiator and one of the most essential functions within Logistics. Whether it’s through focusing on regional or upstream distribution centers or import warehouses, you’ll have a chance to positively impact thousands of fellow team members and Target guests worldwide.

As a Senior Systems Technical Trainer, you will prepare and teach classes of technical skills that are required to maintain material handling equipment in a supply chain facility. A Senior Systems Technical Trainer’s key responsibilities include assessing maintenance technician training needs, creating technical training materials, and teaching classes in person or to remote learners using virtual training tools.  You will serve as a highly experienced subject matter expert who understands material flow optimization, system controls logic, and facilitates and trains effective troubleshooting techniques.  You will teach maintenance technicians about preventive and predictive maintenance processes, how to troubleshoot equipment breakdowns, and quickly restore equipment to service, while following applicable safety standards.  

You will conduct technical interviews of internal and external technician candidates, evaluate technical skills and abilities, and train and coach internal technicians to advance their technical skills and acumen.

You will proactively monitor and evaluate trainees’ progress within our maintenance technician curriculum and certification progression.  The Technical Trainer will follow a curriculum that teaches fundamental theory or equipment-specific material for all electrical, mechanical and control systems of Material Handling Equipment (MHE) on site, including state-of-the-art conveyor and sortation systems, robotics, and Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS).   

An ideal candidate should be a self-starter who can multitask and work well in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment. Candidates should possess the ability to inspect, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, train, and coach across various resources and scenarios. You must maintain thorough knowledge, train appropriate safety procedures, use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while maintaining equipment (Lock Out/Tag Out, Arc Flash, etc.), and ensure a safe work environment by eliminating potential equipment safety hazards.  A Technical Trainer needs to have excellent presentation and communication skills, with the ability to adapt to different learning styles and varying skill levels.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description.  Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • Two-year degree in engineering or equivalent degree
  • Ability to work a full time schedule of day or night shifts and be flexible based on classes and business needs
  • Experience using and troubleshooting industrial electrical systems, including 480V 3-phase, 110 VAC, and 24VDC systems
  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills, with a drive for results
  • The ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work with different teams
  • Experience in teaching technical courses between 5-15 students in person and/or remote
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Products and conduct presentations
  • Occasional travel to attend training, conduct benchmarking, or assist other buildings
  • Preferred Qualifications: Expert-level knowledge and experience with automated conveyor systems and controls, work order management, Industrial Control systems, Programmable Logic Control (PLC) programs, preventive/predictive maintenance procedures, Industrial Electrical systems, Electronics, National Electrical Code (NEC), and Lock out/Tag out and electrical safety best practices

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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