Workforce Development Director (Multiple Locations)

Metairie, LA

Responsibilities include developing positive long-term relationships with K12 schools, higher education, workforce boards, chambers, state & local industry representatives, etc. in addressing workforce needs and assisting with generating a talent pipeline for the company.  Will develop and implement outreach and workforce development engagement strategies for partnerships including the creation of training programs with various institutions that align with the company’s needs in creating career pathways for future talent.  Manages, coordinates and conducts workforce development projects and activities including marketing efforts such as presentations promoting company training programs (i.e. apprenticeships, internships, boot camps) to students and other audiences.  Also, sources additional funding opportunities to support workforce solutions and programs.


Qualifications of the position are as follows:

  • Knowledgeable of workforce development practices, systems, and program design in addition to training systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including ability to create and give presentations to large groups and individuals
  • Proficient in using MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Ability to evaluate and research training options and alternatives
  • Has a good understanding of the shipbuilding and/or manufacturing industry as it relates to workforce skills and needs
  • Knowledge of registered apprenticeships and developing industrial training programs are a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Human Resources or similar field in addition to 2 years of working experience OR 8 years of working experience as a Training Manager/Facilitator or in a similar role with experience in the learning and development of industrial trade workers.
  • Ability to travel


Job Location Details

Facility: Bollinger Metairie
Address: Metairie, LA
Phone Number: 9855327709

Please apply in-person or contact the facility Human Resources Department for further information.

Contact: Kaitlin Aggen
Main Office: 985-532-2554
Direct Line: 985-209-7010
Email: [email protected]

Bollinger is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans and disabled individuals, and without regard to sexual orientation and gender identity.