Talent Development Manager

Job ID:  38123

Chicago, IL, US

Contract Type:  Permanent
Location Type:  Hybrid
Talent Area:  Human Resources

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 

Talent Manager

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Talent Development Manager who excels in both Learning and Development (L&D) and Talent Development (TD) to join our growing team. This multifaceted role will require a strategic thinker with a proven track record in fostering employee growth, managing talent pipelines, and enhancing overall organizational performance. The ideal candidate will possess a strong blend of L&D/TD expertise and TA acumen, enabling them to optimize our talent management processes and contribute to the achievement of our company's goals.


Learning and Development:

  • Design and implement comprehensive learning and development strategies aligned with the company's objectives to enhance employee skills, knowledge, and performance.
  • Collaborate with department heads, team leads and HR to identify training needs, create development plans, and deliver targeted learning initiatives.
  • Functional key contributor in the design and execution of the divisional sourcing strategies to identify and attract both passive and active candidates through existing and new resources.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in L&D to continuously innovate and enhance the organization's development programs.
  • Serves as a liaison between Group international HR/Recruiting/Comp and the NA region to oversee the creation of engaging training materials, resources, and content to support various learning programs..
  • Coordinate trainings for all NA locations to ensure compliance.
  • Supports Succession Planning process, Annual Performance Review process, performance management systems and reporting.
  • Oversees and facilitates internship programs with support from functional managers.
  • Leads diversity and inclusion efforts, including compliance tracking, as part of the overall recruitment and retention strategy.
  • Assists with and promotes employer branding as a means for attracting right-fit candidates.

Talent Development:

  • Implement career development plans and pathways to enable employees to enhance their skills and pursue growth opportunities.
  • Mentor and guide managers in conducting effective performance evaluations, goal-setting, and development conversations with their teams.
  • Collaborate with HR to identify high-potential employees and create tailored development plans to nurture their talents.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning by promoting self-directed learning, knowledge sharing, and cross-functional training.
  • Identify and leverage internal subject-matter experts to create peer-to-peer learning opportunities and maximize internal expertise.


Talent Acquisition:

  • Implement creative and effective recruitment sourcing strategies to attract top-tier talent, utilizing and managing various channels for North America such as job boards, social media, and industry networking events.
  • Building strategic pipeline through continuous networking, candidate engagement, and relationship management.
  • Empower team to focus on the candidate’s experience and develops new methodologies and innovative sourcing approaches by providing guidance, tools and resources.
  • Influence change and drive change management for new solutions/ new ways of approaching sourcing and technology within the recruitment process.
  • Monitors and tracks application status and metrics and reports out on weekly recruitments changes.


Qualifications and Experience Requirements: 

  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in Talent Development/Management, L&D or Human Resource roles .
  • Strong understanding of Talent Acquisition and best recruitment practices
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business related focus preferred.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing organizations preferred.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced, metrics-driven environment.
  • Flexible; team player; self-starter; self-motivated.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task.
  • Knowledge of HRIS and payroll systems – Preferably ADP and/or SAP SuccessFactors
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.





To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work. #LI-Hybrid #LI-AG

Nearest Major Market: Chicago