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Learning and Development Specialist


Baltimore/Washington D.C.


Customer Service & Technical Support, Engineering, Marketing & Communications


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For over 40 years, we have helped customers achieve their goals. Our revolutionary invention of modular plastic belting pushed past the boundaries of traditional conveying systems, and we continue to set the standard today developing new innovative technologies that solve real customer problems. Our success is the result of diligent focus on continuous improvement, with mutual trust and self-managed people at its core.

Our Maryland office is in an aggressive growth phase supporting the development and roll-out of our newest Automation Technology platform bolstered by many new people and exciting challenges. This technology has ignited our participation in automating the ecommerce market. Driving our culture of entrepreneurship, continuous learning and employee contribution of individual talent is key to our longevity as a market leader around the world.

Learning & Development Specialist

In this role, we are looking for someone who will drive understanding and execution of our continuous improvement philosophy, create and deliver learning and leadership programs, and serve as a trusted sounding board for employees and managers. We are looking for principle-based thinkers who excel at discussing core values and their connection to success at work. It’s a unique opportunity to help shape the behaviors, skills, and knowledge of employees and managers in a leading global organization.


  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Laitram Continuous Improvement (LCI) business plan, including the LCI Program and business philosophy, employee support and leadership development.
  • Design and deliver training, workshops and blended learning tools that enhance the skills and guide the behaviors of our people.
  • Work with managers, trainers and colleagues to improve engagement and learning outcomes of their trainings and workshops.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives that advance productivity across the company.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 5 years experience in a training & people development role, including topics related to values, principles and soft skills.
  • Excellent presentation, facilitation and influencing skills
  • Able to translate abstract concepts into practical application in English
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Inspires trust and relates well to people of varying roles and levels
  • Confident, resilient and takes initiative
  • Strong planning and organizational skills and habits