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Learning and Development Coordinator

Anatolia Tile + Stone

Learning and Development Coordinator

Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Anatolia Tile & Stone is a leading importer and distributor of ceramic and stone tile and is a major supplier to some of the largest distributors throughout the United States and Canada. Based in Toronto, Anatolia Tile & Stone is a privately owned 100% Canadian corporation that is growing rapidly. Currently we are looking for an eager, motivated Learning and Development Specialist to join our team.

    Position Summary

    The Learning & Development Specialist is responsible for leading and coordinating the process for organizational employee training and development initiatives that will enhance the knowledge, skills, and performance of individuals and teams at Anatolia Tile + Stone. The Learning & Development Specialist will contribute to the development of training programs that promote leadership and technical development throughout the organization. The Learning & Development Specialist will be a champion for and foster a continuous learning culture at Anatolia Tile + Stone, and will be an integral part in working with all levels of employees with respect to their learning and development goals so that both their career goals and the company’s business objectives are achieved.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Training Development

    Assist with organizing and facilitating company orientation programs, including maintaining, and enhancing current orientation(s) in order to ensure materials are effective, relevant and up-to-date with business related and legislated content in addition to creating and managing the onboarding program and orientation schedules of all new hires

    Identify, pursue and manage government grant programs ensuring that the company is utilizing all available programs to the greatest extent

    Collect and present training, education and development metrics on a monthly basis and manage cost tracking

    Access and analyze training needs through needs assessments, surveys, performance appraisals, incident reports, or in consultation with management in order to determine training needs of the employees that align with the company’s vision and strategic goals

    Facilitate on-the-job training or instructor led training to teach and demonstrate principles, procedures and subject matter knowledge on a variety of topics including technical and/or department specific content when required

    Create, populate, maintain and improve skills inventories, flexibility charts, and training matrices

    Create new training collateral including modules, monitor current training and development initiatives, modify and improve existing programs and track usage and effectiveness

    Develop training collateral including job aids, reference guides, standard operating procedures (SOPs), digital learning, and other educational materials as required

    Develop and maintain employee development resources including creating high quality professional correspondence and aids (e.g. letters, memos, emails, presentations and agreements)

    Complete other projects and perform other tasks as assigned

    People Relationship Management

    Collaborate with all departments to identify skill gaps and create and develop training collateral to fill those gaps, mitigating risk and engaging employees in the pursuit of continual education and professional development

    Present training materials confidently, articulately and succinctly in a manner most suited to the intended audience

    Readily solicits and accepts constructive feedback using a variety of methods in order to continuously improve training modules and delivery methods

    Builds trust and rapport with others so as to gain buy-in and influence others

    Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with internal customers and demonstrates the ability to influence others within all levels of the organization to develop accurate training materials and deliver training in a manner conducive to meeting mutual goals and objectives

    Conducts themselves professionally, tactfully, diplomatically, and influentially and possess the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization


    Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English

    Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Human Resources, specializing in training or adult education

    Minimum 2 - 4 years of experience in a Learning & Development role with experience designing and creating learning-based training materials for adult learners

    Must have proven experience in facilitation

    High level of proficiency in MS Office

    Experience using Articulate Storyline and other digital learning authoring tools

    Ability to work in a fast-paced organization with an evolving culture with shifting priorities

    Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team

    Solid organization skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, on time and on budget

    Preference will be given to candidates with Learning & Development experience within a manufacturing or distribution environment

    Achievement of Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) or Certified Training Practitioner (CTP) is preferred

    Able to support training on 3-shift operations and at various locations in the GTA as necessary

    The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Anatolia Tile & Stone is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. Anatolia Tile & Stone will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known in advance. Interested applicants should submit their updated resume and application form on or before the posting deadline closes. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those meeting the minimum qualifications will be interviewed.Anatolia Tile Stone is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. Anatolia Tile Stone is an owned subsidiary of Anatolia Group Inc., a global Canadian-owned and managed Corporation. Anatolia Group Inc., includes diverse holdings in building materials manufacturing and distribution, real estate and capital investments. Other subsidiaries include Anatolia Capital Corp., Anatolia Tile Stone (Turkey) A.S. and Anatolia Ceramics (Turkey) A.S.; with office, warehousing, international supply chain distribution and manufacturing in China, Turkey, the United States and Canada.