Director, Learning and Development at Fast Radius

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We believe manufacturing is important not only for what it makes, but for what it makes possible for the world. Manufacturers have an important job to do, and it’s our job to provide them with the technology and expertise they need through the entire production process, from discovery and design to manufacturing and fulfillment.

What We Are Looking For

Fast Radius is looking for an inspired, creative and forward thinking Learning & Development leader to help drive, develop and deliver corporate wide learning initiatives. This is a new role for the company and will report to the VP of People. The Lead will partner with key team members to assess, design and deliver training programs across the organization. Other responsibilities include measuring, monitoring and providing continuous improvement of learning opportunities across the organization to ensure effectiveness. The Learning and Development Program Lead is a critical function in our organization to ensure the development and success of our people at Fast Radius.

About the Job:

  • Conduct a thorough training needs analysis to assess training needs
  • Design and develop impactful employee training programs and initiatives that successfully align employee learning with the organization’s strategic goals and objectives
  • Implement the programs through a variety of learning experiences including in-person training classes, live virtual webinars, on-demand videos, etc.
  • Utilize a variety of training methodologies, techniques, concepts, learning tools and practices to ensure maximum effectiveness of the trainings
  • Facilitate learning related to but not limited to Onboarding, Product Offerings, Compliance, Management Training
  • Collaborate with internal subject matter experts as needed to contribute to the design and development of effective training programs
  • Establish measurement plans, plans for gathering feedback and training metrics to assess and evaluate program impact and effectiveness
  • Monitor initiatives to improve learning and development programs and maintain up-to-date relevant deliverables
  • Manage communications and delivery logistics for all learning and development initiatives
  • Stay current on learning and development initiatives, trends and technologies

Every day you can expect to work in an inclusive environment that makes excellence possible, where great work and ideas matter more than seniority. We believe in experimenting fearlessly and learning from our failures—quickly. Our leaders have grown successful companies before, and they understand that businesses thrive when capable people have the freedom to solve problems without constraints.

We want you to come to work happy, healthy, and balanced so you can expect excellent benefits:

- Competitive compensation and bonus structure
- Comprehensive health care including dental and vision
- Generous vacation policy as well as a 401K plan 

Fast Radius is proud to be an equal opportunity employer because diverse perspectives make for better products, better processes, and a better company. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, Veteran status, or other protected status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • PhoenixFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • OutreachLead Gen
    • Zoom InfoLead Gen

Location

We're in the West Loop, home to restaurant row and a bustling tech community!

An Insider's view of Fast Radius

What are some social events your company does?

I believe it’s important to build a strong community at our fast-growing company. There always seems to be something fun going on. Whether it's company-sponsored events like our holiday parties & potlucks or more casual get-togethers after work such as happy hours & sports leagues. These events have helped me get to know people in all divisions.

Kyle Tabatt

Senior Account Executive

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Fast Radius has a strong culture of collaboration. Even the physical layout of the office supports that. The design engineers are next to the manufacturing engineers and the factory so it is easy for us to get feedback and brainstorm in real-time as parts are getting produced.

Izzy de la Guardia

Application Engineer

What does career growth look like on your team?

Growth be can twofold: Growth on a functional level - finding new ways to improve customers' experience with Fast Radius. On an individual level, growth is the expansion of an individual's depth and breadth of skills and experience. As we continue to innovate as a function, new opportunities continue for team members to learn, contribute, and lead.

Jesse Sherwood

Director, Customer Success

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I empower my team to be more creative & forward-thinking by ensuring they have the space to do strategic thinking and actually implement it. We use an OKR system to set high level objectives backed by concrete key results at a company level, and our teams are responsible for designing their individual OKRs to support company OKRs.

John Nanry

Co-founder & Chief Fulfillment Officer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our software team is going through an exciting period of growth and redesigning our applications to scale along with the company's growth is our number one priority. Brainstorming application scaling challenges and finding creative solutions is what the team is very excited about right now. We don't know what it will look like yet, but what we know

Sasha Korobko

Software Engineering Manager

What are Fast Radius Perks + Benefits

Fast Radius Benefits Overview

Competitive compensation and bonus structure
Comprehensive health care including dental and vision
Generous vacation policy
401K
WFH Flexibility

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
We offer flexible work schedules.
Remote Work Program
We offer flexible work from home opportunities.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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