Mentor, A Siemens Business Senior Instructional Designer and Trainer - 6733 in Tokyo, Japan

Senior Instructional Designer and Trainer - 6733


Company: Mentor Graphics

Job Title: Senior Instructional Designer and Trainer - 6733

Job Location: Japan - Tokyo

Job Category: Training

Job Duties:

This position is responsible for leading training programs and working with customers and the product division to create and deliver learning modalities for implementing a harness design and manufacturing process based on the Capital tools. Mentor Graphics instructors develop and deliver training to customers, partners and employees in a number of learning formats. These formats typically include On-Demand Learning, Virtual Learning, classroom and custom onsite training classes. In addition to becoming an expert on the functionality Capital products, trainers assist in learning related activities such as product testing, curriculum development and conferences. The primary objective is to professionally develop and deliver quality training that increases customer knowledge and drives product adoption.

Provides high quality product training to Mentor Graphics customers, business partners, and employees in person or online using approved training curriculum, student materials, instructor tools, presentation tools, and other documentation.

Develops a thorough understanding of new and existing Mentor Graphics Capital software products in order to develop and deliver training including hands on examples/labs. Becomes a subject matter expert in the Capital product.

The instructor’s job responsibilities will be focused on curriculum development based on release schedules, priorities, resources or other requirements as well course delivery. The amount of time on development vs. delivery will be driven by customer demand.

Updates learning products with information about new features and functionality based on approved release and development schedules.

Participates in software implementations/adoptions; provides customized consultation and training for customers as needed.

Researches, recommends, develops and trains on new Capital tools to ensure learning products keep pace with industry trends and future learner needs.

Job Qualifications:

BS EE or BS ME or equivalent work experience in relevant product area.

5 years of experience in electrical systems and/or electrical harness design, using, supporting, selling or marketing the product area.

Developing and/or delivering training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is highly recommended.

Strong knowledge of adult learning theory and experience in technical training development, preferably in a technical environment is a plus.

Prior customer facing experience required

Prior experience with Mentor Graphics products a plus or competitors.

Speaks and writes fluent local language

Ability to gain strong knowledge of existing and new Mentor Graphics Capital products is required.

Ability to determine appropriateness of training materials for multiple learner audiences based on learner skill level and learning style is required.

Experience with presenting to an audience and good presentation skills.

Must possess excellent customer-focused writing and editing skills. Must be able to reduce complex concepts to digestible, easy-to-understand topics for student consumption. Must possess excellent knowledge of English grammar. Ability to learn, teach, and effectively use writing/authoring tools such as Word, PowerPoint, Camtasia or comparable development tools is required.

This position is required to solve complex problems, and has wide latitude for independent judgment.

Must have the ability to plan and independently execute work with minimal supervision.

Must have demonstrated ability to work exceptionally well in cross-functional team environment, works collaboratively and effectively within a team; this position has recurring contact with Senior-level internal and external contacts, and may serve as the primary spokesperson on significant matters.

Demonstrated ability to respond effectively to multiple conflicting priorities, manage changing priorities and respond to unexpected changes.

Must possess acceptable time management communications, inter-personal, verbal, listening, problem solving, and trouble-shooting, decision-making and organizational skills.

Communicates time frames of projects or assignments, gathers the appropriate info by asking relevant questions, shares information from meetings and provides feedback on results from those involved.

Reacts well in collaborative discussions, clarifies situations, remains open to all sides, stays focused on resolution, develops others' and own ideas, initiates action and closes discussions with clear summaries.

Nagoya or Tokyo

20% travel