Training Coordinator

Location : 110 Continental Drive, Richmond, KY 40475


Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   


What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.


Challenge is #PeoplePowered!


Position Summary:

The Training Coordinator plays an important role in ensuring Challenge Manufacturing team members are prepared to work safely and deliver quality parts to our customers.  The Training Coordinator partners and communicates with Plant management to identify training needs, schedules training classes to meet those needs, ensures that all training is conducted to Company standards, and ensures the accuracy of training records.  The Training Coordinator also supervises the activities of Plant Trainers.

The Training Coordinator reports to the corporate Director of Learning & Development.



  • Bachelor’s degree or Professional Certification 


  • Two years manufacturing experience
  • Two years of instructional or formal training experience


Benefits We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.