Training Specialist



This is a remote position requiring up to 70% travel.   It is preferred candidates live in the Southwest region of the country but we are open to candidates who reside in other regions with easy access to a major airport.


As Training Specialist, you will be responsible for conducting and delivering ASSA ABLOY product trainings, seminars, workshops, and schools, both live and virtual, for contract hardware and wholesale distributors, security professionals/locksmiths, systems integrators, architects, end users and internal employees.  You will work closely with product managers, subject matter experts, trainers, engineers, marketing, sales reps and customers to ensure that our content is current and relevant and that objectives are established and met for each training session. You will also work closely with the Training Content Development Manager to create and maintain detailed lesson plans and materials for each training session. This includes everything from presentations and videos to exercises and assessments.


Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Conduct, direct, and coordinate "in-house" technical and product training for all ASSA ABLOY brands
  • Coordinate and conduct training seminars/workshops for our customers and local sales offices
  • Manage the established training budget
  • Develop training aids and materials in conjunction with Training Content Development Manager
  • Provide logistical support for conducting training at ASSA ABLOY training centers and customer locations.
  • Stay current with adult training methods and tools.




The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.


Language Ability

Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, and memos in English.  Ability to write professional correspondence in English.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and in group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Education and/or Experience:
A bachelor’s or master’s degree in training and development, education, communications, organizational development or related field, or equivalent work experience.



  • 5 years prior training, teaching, sales or related experience
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial doors and frames, architectural hardware with a specific focus on access control/electro-mechanical products
  • Experience with conducting instructor-led training workshops – both classroom and hands-on product installations
  • Excellent written, verbal and visual graphics design skills
  • Good organizational skills, creative ability and attention to detail
  • Excellent public speaking skills, including facilitating large groups
  • Ability to travel up to 70%
  • Experience in developing e-Learning and instructor-led training modules a plus
  • Previous management experience a plus



Computer Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel PowerPoint
  • Experience with e-learning, learning management systems, Articulate/Rise 360 and Salesforce a plus.
  • Knowledge of all, some, or equivalents: Docebo LXP, Adobe AEM, InDesign, Captivate, Cornerstone, SuccessFactors, Video Editing software as well as web and mobile UI/UX (responsive) is desired


Other Skills

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; pleasant demeanor and speaking voice when dealing with the public and fellow employees; extremely accurate in data entry; strong attention to detail

  • Ability to organize broad information from numerous sources into cohesive, usable, and effective content
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, to build networks and relationships
  • Superb oral and written communication skills

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 


  • While performing the functions of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, stoop and kneel; use hands, reach with hands and arms; communicate clearly and effectively.  Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs of sample and display material for presentations


Availability Requirements:

This position may be remote, but requires 60% travel both regionally and nationally.


Must be regularly available and willing to work assigned schedule or other hours as the Company determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.


Must be available and willing to work overtime and on weekends as the Company determines is necessary or desirable to meet its training and needs.


Must be available and willing to travel to such locations and with such frequency as the Company determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.







We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 51,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

New Haven, CT, US, 06511 Phoenix, AZ, US, 85007

Sales, Marketing & Product Management

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford