Learning & Development Specialist, Digital Transformation

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Finding the right place to grow your career isn’t (over) easy, so we’re here to help by sharing a few reasons why the grass is greener at Vital Farms. We think you’ll appreciate our focus on Conscious Capitalism, which drives business decisions that benefit all our stakeholders (leading to even better business results). You might be drawn to our innovative approach and refusal to settle for the “way things have always been done.” Or you could find it exciting to grow your skills while working for an industry-leading brand. Whether you’re into our values, our brand, or our egg-cellent puns, we hope you’ll join our Crew and help us change the world 108 square feet at a time!

Reporting to the Sr. Learning & Development Partner, the Learning & Development Specialist, Digital Transformation will play a pivotal role in enhancing digital capabilities across our workforce. You will be responsible for designing, developing, and delivering comprehensive training programs to equip our crew with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in today's digital landscape. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to our digital transformation journey by ensuring the successful implementation, adoption, and ongoing usage of our new ERP system through effective training and support initiatives. You will collaborate closely with project teams, end-users, and stakeholders to assess training needs, develop training materials, and deliver engaging training sessions that empower our crew to effectively utilize our tools & systems to enhance productivity and achieve business objectives.

What You’ll Do:

  • Conduct thorough assessments to identify skill gaps and learning needs related to digital transformation initiatives.
  • Design, develop, and curate learning content and materials tailored to various learner profiles and digital proficiency levels.
  • Oversee the end-to-end execution of digital transformation learning programs, including scheduling, logistics, and participant communication.
  • Facilitate engaging and interactive training sessions, workshops, and virtual learning experiences using various delivery methods, including instructor-led training, virtual classrooms, and self-paced modules.
  • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders, including business leaders, subject matter experts, and external partners, to align learning objectives with strategic business goals.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of learning programs through qualitative and quantitative assessments, gathering feedback and insights for continuous improvement.
  • Empower crew and subject matter experts with the skills, knowledge, and resources needed to effectively facilitate training sessions and transfer knowledge via train-the-trainer programs.
  • Provide hands-on support and coaching to end-users to reinforce learning and address user questions and concerns.
  • Administer and maintain learning management system (LMS) and training databases to track training participation, progress, and completion.
  • Support organizational change efforts by promoting a culture of continuous learning, adaptation, and digital readiness.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends, best practices, and innovative learning methodologies in digital transformation and technology adoption.
  • Act like an owner and assist with projects as assigned.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Business Administration, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in learning and development, with a focus on digital transformation, technology adoption, or organizational change management.
  • Strong understanding of digital technologies, platforms, and trends, with the ability to translate technical concepts into accessible learning content.
  • Proven track record of designing and delivering effective learning solutions, including instructor-led training, e-learning modules, and multimedia resources using various instructional tools (e.g. Articulate Rise, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office Suite, Canva).
  • Proven experience in designing and delivering ERP training programs in a corporate environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of ERP systems (e.g. Microsoft Dynamics 365) and their modules, functionalities, and integration points.
  • Experience with learning management systems (LMS) and training delivery platforms.
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills, with the ability to engage and influence diverse audiences at all levels of the organization.
  • Analytical mindset, with the ability to gather, analyze, and interpret data to measure learning effectiveness and drive continuous improvement.
  • Project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously and deliver results within tight deadlines.
  • Experience driving large scale, organizational change through change management best practices
  • You’re no hero – You know the power of teamwork and celebrate the work of others before your own
  • You give a sh*t – You believe in acting like an owner and making Vital Farms a place to be proud of
  • You raise the standards – You know growth can be hard, but you strive to improve yourself and others each day
  • You can walk in someone else’s boots – You seek to understand other’s viewpoints and think that you get to better answers by sitting on the same side of the table
  • You don’t walk on eggshells – You’re not afraid to leave the bullsh*t behind and have honest conversations.
  • 25-35% travel is required for meetings, company trainings, and events

What’s in it for You:

    • Be part of a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table
    • Work in a Mission-focused environment alongside passionate colleagues
    • Competitive pay and benefits
    • Companywide bonus program
    • Generous retirement contributions
    • Free eggs, butter, and ghee, along with friends and family discounts
    • Fun team SWAG
    • Learning and Development team dedicated to your growth

What We Bring to the Table

  • A fast-paced, energetic environment with passionate people who are leading a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table.
  • Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Parental Leave, and weekly lunches, just to name a few).
  • Company-wide bonus program; when we succeed together, we celebrate together.
  • Generous retirement contributions: 401(k) + 3% Contribution from Day One.
  • Free eggs and butter - along with friends and family discounts.
  • Fun team SWAG that will make you the talk of the town.
  • Professional development opportunities and an amazing team dedicated to your growth.

Who We Are:

Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation, offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide. Started on a single farm in Austin, Texas, in 2007, Vital Farms became a national consumer brand that works with over 300 family farms and is the leading U.S. brand of pasture-raised eggs by retail dollar sales. Vital Farms’ products, including shell eggs, butter, hard-boiled eggs, and liquid whole eggs, are sold in over 24,000 stores nationwide. Vital Farms’ ethics are exemplified by its focus on the humane treatment of farm animals and sustainable farming practices. In addition, as a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, Vital Farms prioritizes the long-term benefits of each of its stakeholders, including farmers and suppliers, customers and consumers, communities and the environment, crew members, and stockholders. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.

Next Steps:
Shortly after you complete your application, you'll receive a follow-up email elaborating on any potential next steps in our process. If you don't immediately receive said follow-up email, we would highly encourage you to check your spam filter!

In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to “bring ethically produced food to the table,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.

To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender and gender identity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Notification to Agencies:
**Vital Farms is not accepting unsolicited third-party recruitment agencies in the hiring process for this role. If you are a potential candidate interested in a role with Vital Farms, please submit an application directly. If you have any questions about the application process or the role itself, please reach out to a member of our Talent Acquisition team at careers@vitalfarms.com .