Learning & Development Trainer at Panda Restaurant Group Inc

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: El Monte, California

Job Description:

At Panda, we all share a common mission: "Deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives." We invest in our people because great people run great operations that will exceed our guests' expectations. Talk to any of our associates and you will experience a culture dedicated to its mission and our five fundamental values- Proactive, Respect/Win-Win, Growth, Great Operations, and Giving.

Panda Restaurant Group includes the original Panda Inn fine dining restaurants, Panda Express, our Gourmet Chinese food concept served in a fast casual environment, and Hibachi San, our Japanese grill concept. The family owned and operated company is still run by founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng.

Panda offers competitive benefits and rewarding opportunities, from entry-level positions to management. We have restaurant positions available nationwide and support center positions in Rosemead, CA. Come join the nation's largest and fastest growing Asian restaurant company.

Summary of Job Scope and Expectations:

The Learning & Development Trainer position is responsible for conducting training programs, seminars, and conferences for Operations and Support Center associates. This position facilitates GO classes and assists with monitoring and evaluating training program effectiveness. This position also assists with providing feedback on GO participant performance.

Essential functions: The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this job's duties and responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is required.


* Conducts training programs, seminars, and conferences for Operations and Support Center associates. Delivers training materials for GO, UOP, and special seminar classes. Stays current on learning trends and approaches to incorporate in Learning & Development offerings.

* Assists with monitoring and evaluating training program effectiveness based on feedback and other evaluation techniques to ensure participants are absorbing the course content and able to apply it.

* Presents information in courses using a variety of instructional techniques and formats in order to ensure the information is understood and absorbed by participants.

* Assists in evaluating GO participant performance in courses and provides feedback and coaching throughout the course and at its conclusion.


*Bachelor's degree in Education, HR, or related field.

*Minimum three years of experience in Learning & Development, preferably in a retail/hospitality operations environment, may include Operations TL experience

*Successful completion of annual store training.

Panda Restaurant Group's culture is strongly guided by our Mission and Values, highlighted on the Panda websites. We recommend all interested candidates become familiar with our Mission and Values, as well as the principles of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey.

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.