Amber Sauer

Education

Education

BA

Peace College

M.Ed.

North Carolina State University

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Training and Development Manager

Rho, Inc.
  • Managed training strategy and function for corporation with operational budget of $67,000
  • Used the ADDIE and Rapid ISD models to create instructor led and e-learning courses
  • Conducted corporate training and culture needs assessment resulting in identification of skill gaps
  • Collaborated with subject matter experts to design courses and learning objects
  • Designed and Implemented corporate learning and performance interventions
  • Conducted instructor led training (synchronous and asynchronous) to employees at all levels of the organization
Feb 2006 - Jan 2008

Program Manager

GlaxoSmithKline
  • Managed training projects, operations and delivery of global scientific programs in R&D
  • Designed and implemented communications plan for global science symposium for 50,000 employees
  • Conducted Lean Sigma project resulting in savings of $40k per year
  • Co-designed new drug development simulation program
  • Designed and implemented communications plan for R&D culture change project
Mar 2003 - Feb 2006

Training and Development Leader

ALSCO Metals (formerly Owens Corning)
  • Managed training function for manufacturing locations
  • Used the ADDIE and Rapid ISD models to create instructor led and e-learning courses
  • Conducted instructor led courses (synchronous and asynchronous) for employees at all levels of the organization
  • Collaborated with subject matter experts to design courses and learning objects
  • Developed and implemented organizational change and cultural integration plan for business acquisitions
  • Designed, implemented and evaluated company-wide training and career counseling
Feb 2002 - Mar 2003

HR Specialist

Owens Corning
  • Designed, implemented and conducted on-going evaluation for Supervisor Training program for 8 manufacturing locations
  • Designed plant specific training including: Employment Law, EEO/ Diversity, Non-harassment, Career Development, Employee Relations and Performance Management
  • Designed and managed professional development and tuition reimbursement program
  • Recruited hourly and salaried employees
  • Investigated and responded to Employee Relations issues
  • Designed, implemented HR policies and procedures
  • Co-lead a waste reduction team that resulted in 30% reduction of OSHA recordables for the year 3/2002-3/2003.
Feb 2001 - Feb 2002

Training Coordinator

Owens Corning
  • Conducted training needs analysis
  • Sourced and managed training providers
  • Conducted instructor led training at all levels of the organization

Skills

Skills

Other Skills

Computer Skills: Proficient in MS Suite products, Adobe Captivate and Articulate Studio products, WebEx, Live Meeting, Adobe Acrobat, Camtasia Language: Fluent in Spanish Language (written and spoken)

Objective

To gain a position which allows me to utilize my creativity, technical training skills and educational background while furthering organizational goals.

Custom

Awards:

  • Carolina Tiger Rescue: Volunteerism award (Educator), 2009
  • Wake County SPCA volunteerism award (Speakers' Board), 2002
  • Owens Corning Manufacturing Excellence Award for cost savings, 2002, 2005
  • Owens Corning Volunteerism Award, 2001, 2002, 2003
  • Hertz Innovation award, 2001
  • GSK Operational Excellence Silver Award, 2006

Certifications

Certifications

Six Sigma Green Belt

Industrial Extension, NCSU

Strengths Coach

Gallup Organization

DDI Instructor Certification

DDI
Jun 2002 - Jun 2012

PHR Certification

HRCI