E-Learning Developer & Training Specialist

Date: Feb 3, 2019

Location: Golden Valley, MN, US, 55422

Tennant Company is a recognized leader of the cleaning industry. Since 1870 we have been passionate about developing innovative and sustainable solutions that help our customers clean more spaces more effectively, addressing indoor and outdoor cleaning challenges. Our products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; detergent-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies; cleaning tools and supplies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading surfaces. With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company operates in three geographic business units including the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific. Join the company committed to empowering our customers to create a cleaner, safer and healthier world with high-performance cleaning solutions that minimize waste, reduce costs, improve safety and further sustainability goals.


  • Responsible for e-Learning module creation and content development for Sales Leaders and sales representatives to develop sales leadership, technical sales, customer relations skills and other relevant skills to enhance our sales’ team capabilities.
  • Serve as e-Learning Development Subject Matter Expert on the Training and Education team and a resource to support other business needs


  • Responsibilities include collaborating across sales training leadership, sales leadership and other applicable departments and partnering with Subject Matter Experts to identify digital training opportunities and assets, rapidly produce and revise eLearning tools to amplify results. 
  • Responsible for e-Learning development; may include designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining creative online learning solutions (including course content, interactivity, simulations, and games) using sound instructional design. 
  • Coordinate, manage and execute all aspects of e-learning development including storyboarding, building and revising training based on SME input.
  • Assist with management of course development projects including scoping the required resources and timeline to meet project timelines with quality results.
  • Assist sales and marketing leaders in the implementation and execution of online learning development initiatives.
  • Evaluate digital learning for effectiveness and relevance and ensure alignment with overall Training and Education strategy.
  • Serve as subject matter expert in development trends, training tools and platforms while continuously exploring new and innovative approaches.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ experience OR 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in Adult Learning methodologies.
  • Proven ability to manage projects and partner with various levels in the organization.
  • Ability to design innovative blended learning programs and apply current and emerging technologies to learning solutions.
  • Experience designing and developing interactive e-Learning programs (incorporating graphics, animations, audio, and other media elements).
  • Proficiency in Articulate 360, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Creative Suite and Camtasia.


  • Demonstrated experience working directly with subject matter experts within a sales environment.  
  • Experience with learning management systems, Cornerstone OnDemand preferred.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Applications and the ability to learn programs used by Tennant.
  • Knowledge of Tennant product offerings industry knowledge a plus.


REQUIRED INTERPERSONAL & BEHAVIORAL SKILLS:  In addition to the General Responsibilities, the following are requisite interpersonal and behavior skills of the position as well as:

  • Ability to problem-solve.
  • Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a customer service orientation.
  • Consistent attendance either onsite or remotely as needed by the business.
  • Ability to take direction and accept supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations.
  • Strong verbal, phone, and written communication skills.


Let us introduce you to Tennant Company. We’re everywhere. In your sports clubs, shopping malls, office buildings, parking lots. We make things that make things look like new. We bring new cleaning ideas to market. There is new dirt every day and our machines clean it up. With manufacturing operations and sales, service and support functions across globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected. If you want to get your hands dirty on a project, step up with your own ideas, or maybe even explore talents you never knew you had, Tennant Company is a place where that can happen. Because at Tennant, we like to think like new. Begin your journey with us. Let's reinvent how the world cleans.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other basis protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.


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