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Talent & OE Leadership Specialist III

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Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Davidson, NC, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services.

Requisition ID : 1881 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Learning and Development                                             

Work Location :  Davidson, NC (CSC) 

State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)     

Potential Work Location : United States : North Carolina : Davidson 




The Talent & OE Leadership Specialist III is responsible for the needs, identification, development, facilitation, evaluation, and coordination of leadership, Learning and OE programs/initiatives throughout MSC. The positions will interact with all levels throughout the CSC, CFC and Field Sales operations.



  • Establishing, implementing and evaluating leadership development curriculum and related programs that align with organizational goals.
  • Lead projects involving assessment, program design, competency model, and organizational development.
  • Strong design and development skills with providing analysis and sustainment.
  • Support OE needs by consulting with business leaders and making sound recommendation on OE solutions.
  • Assess company training and development needs at all levels of staff and management.
  • Conduct surveys, training needs meetings, interviews and observations to identify training needs
  • Creates training aids, such as training handbooks, demonstration models, visual aids and computer-based training and reference works.
  • Conduct and facilitate training programs to associates and management. Training may range from moderate to complex topics or subject matter.
  • Develops curriculum in response to needs. Ensures cross functional feedback and input is considered in course delivery.
  • Creates instructional methods that include individual training, train the trainer, group instruction, lectures, conferences, meetings and workshops.
  • Analyze human performance data to assess the impact of effectiveness of programs, reports results and manage ongoing process improvements related to results of evaluation.
  • Manages cross functional Leadership, Talent & OE Projects.
  • Leads complex projects across the organization to support organizational strategy.
  • Provides support to leadership team in a coach capacity.
  • Demonstrates the leadership skills necessary to make sound recommendations and effectively handle diverse and complex problems.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, demanding, and complex work environment.
  • Drives the MSC culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of vision and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.
  • Keep abreast of current trends and best practices within the learning and development industry to continually bring in fresh ideas and approaches.
  • Support Organizational Effectiveness by working with a group to support intact team development.
  • Assists with selection of training programs and vendors for learning and leadership development.
  • Leads in the coordination and implementation of Leadership Development, Learning and Talent Development strategies and programs that support the organization’s achievement of its strategic business plans.
  • Act as a project manager for leadership programs, creating and managing project timelines, planning resource needs, and ensuring the project is implemented on time and within the prescribed scope.
  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent experience is required.
  • Minimum of seven plus years training and/or facilitation are required.



  • Coaching experience with various leadership levels
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of team and management is required.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills required.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills are required.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally is required.



  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 50% of the time are required.

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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