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MET (Maintenance Trainer)


St. Joseph, MO, US, 64504

REQ ID:  33568

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Department is looking for a highly motivated Training Instructor to enhance the competencies of individual employees by facilitating skills training that will boost employee’s workplace performance, safety and quality in alliance with company’s core values. This position is responsible for developing, delivering and facilitating the Sealed Air Engineered Analytical Training (EAT) skills development process specific to maintenance which includes New Employee Introduction, Basic Skills, Skills Application, Training and Qualification phases.  This includes classroom instructions, shopfloor instructions, and administering skills assessments. The Maintenance Training Instructor will report directly to the Maintenance Manager.


Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Successfully oversee the trainee skills development through each of the EAT development phases
  • Conduct classroom training utilizing E.A.T. manuals and procedures
  • Work with Safety, Quality, Engineering and Maintenance to ensure EAT’s incorporate each function core values
  • Write, maintain and utilize maintenance EAT training manuals and materials
  • Develop, maintain and utilize video training materials
  • Monitor Work Group Instructors (WGI’s) to ensure compliance with EAT standards
  • Maintain training consistency by conducting shopfloor training according to E.A.T. procedures
  • Promote trainee success by recognizing, coaching, documenting and reporting trainee issues in a timely manner
  • Monitor training requirements by verifying trainees’ ability to perform the basic job duties prior to release into qualification
  • Assess training effectiveness to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into employee work behavior
  • Develop training plans for maintenance employees
  • Administer, track and maintain necessary training documents to include, but not limited to, progress reports and skills analysis and communicate progress with Maintenance Leadership
  • Ensure training reports are updated and accurate
  • Maintain department annual training plan to meet business needs
  • Write Standard Work  (events & operator routine) for department in alignment with PMS standards
  • Ensure department skills matrices are accurate and up-to-date
  • Develop or oversee the production of classroom visual, handouts, instructional materials, and aids to support the trainee learning’s
  • Facilitate Shopfloor awareness training, safety, quality and SQF training
  • Conduct Risk Assessments as needed to improve EAT safety awareness and training
  • Provide refresher training and Methods Assistance training when necessary
  • Create, implement and track continuing education (single point lessons, videos, online and third-party training resources, etc.) as needed
  • Assist in design, implementation and administration of maintenance training improvement programs
  • Other duties or projects as deemed necessary
  • Work closely with the Training Coordinator to ensure training is meeting corporate standards. (Training will be provided)
  • Instructors must be willing to work nightshift and/or weekends if needed.


Preferred Qualifications:             

  • Strong background in plant maintenance operations (electrical and mechanical) in production environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills and the ability to interact effectively through all levels of the organization
  • Role model in the area of safety and quality
  • Highly motivated, self-starter capable of prioritization and managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Willingness to lead and drive the E.A.T. training program, to include taking initiative to research resources within the Company and work well with trainers and operators from other locations
  • Previous experience coordinating group activities/developing departmental training plans preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office


Note: EAT Instructor may be required to work on the shopfloor in the event of extremely high OT if there are no trainees and the request is approved by the Maintenance Manager.


Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

- Performs installations, preventive maintenance, and repairs on buildings, mechanical equipment and utility systems using one or more trade skills (e.g., electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry) - Prepares and maintains records of completed maintenance repair work - Maintains current knowledge of all applicable procedures and safety measures


Requisition id: 33568 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

  • Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.
  • Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.
  • Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Curriculum, Maintenance, Electrical, Engineer, Education, Manufacturing, Engineering, Research

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