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Manager, Employee Development

Explore what Matters

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.



It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our work culture and benefits, click here. 




Job Summary

Leads the development, delivery, administration, and reporting of all learning programs for Mt. Vernon non-exempt and professional employees.  Builds strategic relationships with regional secondary and post-secondary institutions to build the employee pipeline. Leads a team of 10 individuals.


How You Can Be the Impact

(Job Responsibilities)

  • Sets direction with global/regional workforce development team and Plant leaders to align employee development strategies/processes with the Plant business strategy.
  • Building of sustainable, regional pipeline of technically enhanced, production operators.
  •  Assesses and analyzes learning needs and skill gaps based on performance and talent planning with HR to develop and implement cost effective learning solutions
  • Responsible for facilitating the competency process for all roles at the Plant.
  • Secures government funding/grants.
  • Works with HR to develop pre-employment skill requirements and assessments.
  • Assesses and monitors the effectiveness of all learning and development initiatives.
  • Leads the mechanic and electrician federal apprentice program and complies with all guidelines, standards, and reporting requirements.
  • Oversees the development of the hands-on learning center.


What Matters to SABIC


  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Preferable degrees include Training & Development, Organizational Learning, HR, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive training and instruction experience in manufacturing or the chemical industry.
  • Management experience with direct reports required.
  • Knowledge of securing training grants.
  • In-depth knowledge of Adult Learning Theories, Instructional System Development, Human Performance Improvement and Systems Approach to Training
  • Project management experience required.



 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.



Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work [enter weekly schedule for position Monday – Friday during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer .We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.