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Manager - Learning and Development (L&OD)

Company: Bolthouse Farms
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


  • Start a conversation and schedule an interview by texting "Carrots" to 661-403-4866.
  • Inicie una conversacin y programe una entrevista enviando un mensaje de texto "Zanahorias" a 661-403-4866.


  • This position will report to the: Director, Human Resources
  • Travel Requirement: None
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Employment Category: Full-Time


Bolthouse Farms is in California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, known for high-quality consumer brands and innovative products. Bolthouse Farms is a market share leader in growing and distributing carrots. In addition, Bolthouse Farms produces and sells super- premium juices, smoothies, protein shakes and caf beverages under the Bolthouse Farms brand name. In recent years, Bolthouse Farms diversified its offerings by launching a line of premium refrigerated yogurt and olive oil vinaigrette dressings. The Bolthouse Farms mission is to change the way people consume healthy foods and beverages. To learn more about the company's mission and see the entire line of current products, visit


The Learning & Development Manager is responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation of programs that facilitate professional development and continuous learning of employees across the organization..

  • Analyze learning needs to develop new learning programs or modify and improve existing programs
  • Implementation and maintenance of training software and programs
  • Responsible for the development and delivery of training curriculum
  • Maintain and communicate a curriculum development road map to internal stakeholders
  • Partner with subject matter experts across the organization for training content
  • Strategically evaluate the various publishing channels and mediums available for content distribution (e.g. in-person, help center, webinars, blogs, support community, videos) and establish a clear philosophy for leveraging those avenues most effectively for content distribution
  • Evaluate and improve program effectiveness through defined KPIs, testing and user feedback
  • Arrange for ongoing technical training and personal development classes for both salaried and hourly workforce
  • Oversee training team to lead specialized training/certifications across skilled roles
  • Conduct needs analysis studies and confer with managers and supervisors to determine learning needs based on projected competencies, organizational changes, and other external factors
  • Develop testing and evaluation procedures
  • Evaluate instructor performance and the effectiveness of learning programs, and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Research and select outside consultants and trainers to conduct training on specific topics if needed
  • Perform other special projects as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or 5+ years of directly related experience in an organizational development role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and training software platforms

Additional Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to design training programs from the ground up
  • Experience with course authoring and content delivery tools and usage-tracking systems
  • Extensive knowledge using and applying development tools
  • Strong leadership skills with hands-on experience as an individual contributor
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with cross-functional teams while being flexible and responsive to dynamic situations and changing priorities
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work and make decisions independently

Preferred Qualifications

  • PHR, SPHR OR CHPR certification is preferred


Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • Group Short-Term Disability
  • Group Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Bolthouse Farms and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance.


Bolthouse Farms does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Bolthouse Farms is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Keywords: Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield , Manager - Learning and Development (L&OD), Other , Bakersfield, California

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