AJM Packaging Corporation

Manager Talent Management

Position Type
Full Time
Location : Location
US-MI-Bloomfield Hills


Do you love to build and deliver people initiatives that positively impact the employee experience and business growth?


AJM Packaging Corporation, a leading manufacturer of branded and private label paper products including plates, bowls, cups, and bags is looking for a Learning and Development Manager to support the Talent Management team.  



  • In partnership with the Director of Talent Management and key stakeholders, the Learning and Development Manager will play an important leadership role in building, and enhancing AJM’s training experience for all employees and leaders. 
  • Provide professional expertise and support in the design, development and implementation of the talent processes to achieve business goals and results in the creation of an internal bench of top talent. These processes include Talent Review, Development of high potentials, Nine Box, Performance Management and other Talent Development initiatives.
  • Collect, analyze and maintain data gathered to inform targeted leadership development (e.g., succession planning), including managing online learning and other individual development activities.
  • Support and maintain effective programs for workforce retention, promotion and succession planning.
  • Design, build & maintain HR learning & development solutions including: learning materials / curriculum for hourly and salaried roles in classroom and virtual settings.
  • Partner with managers, HR Business Partners and senior leaders throughout the company to assess and analyze learning needs based on performance, talent planning and assessment data.
  • Participate in leadership discussions / decisions related to competency identification and solutions to close proficiency gaps, including talent assessments and talent development of HR resources.
  • Partner with HR generalists to identify & deliver L&D solutions for high potential employees



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Human Resource field, Master’s Degree with a focus in employee or organizational development preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in developing and delivering training to diverse skills teams across a variety of platforms
  • Possess experience supporting multi-site, manufacturing (large hourly employee base) operation.
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of how talent initiatives support business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of internal customer trust and confidence
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills, with an ability to express complex concepts in business terms.
  • Some travel required


Successful candidates will possess the following skillset:

  • Broad experience in delivering/managing training across a large manufacturing based organization, utilizing various technology and delivery methods.
  • Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Rapidly learn and apply new job-related information, and demonstrates a continuous learning orientation.
  • Open to diverse input, and facilitate dialogue to produce the best results
  • Make procedural or process suggestions for achieving team goals or performing team functions; provides necessary resources or helps to remove obstacles to team accomplishments in a cross-functional or matrix environment
  • Outstanding written and presentation skills
  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.


About Us

For more than 60 years, we have invested in our company and our people. We are proud to create over 3,000 jobs in our eight manufacturing plants strategically located across the USA, and our corporate office in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Despite our growth, we are still a family-owned and operated business and we remain committed to providing the reliable service and quality that has been important to AJM since the day our founders started the business.

Career Development: At AJM, we realize we will only go as far as our employees take us and, for that reason, we invest millions of dollars every year on both classroom and on-the-job training to develop our employees’ skills and promote a culture of learning and continuous improvement. There are no barriers to impede your progress here and no ceilings to halt your advance. You’ll control your own destiny and we will help you reach your full potential with both in-house development programs and tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate level college studies. See where your AJM journey will take you.

Working at AJM during COVID-19: AJM is proud to have been designated a critical infrastructure employer and, as such, has remained open throughout the global pandemic supplying disposable paper products and packaging to supermarkets, club stores, restaurants, pharmacies and other retailers, wholesalers, distributors and institutions. In order to fulfill our customer commitments and our obligation to the country, we had to, first, ensure the health and safety of our dedicated employees while they were on the job. Towards that end we quickly developed and installed a robust Coronavirus containment and mitigation program employing all the tools at our disposal, including, but not limited to, face masks, gloves, daily temperature checks and questionnaires, common touchpoint sanitation, testing, contact tracing and quarantine.

Application Process: For immediate consideration, apply directly, send your resume/information to greatjobs@ajmpack.com, or call us at 833.562.7256.

AJM Packaging Corporation is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and as an equal opportunity employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin or other legally protected status.


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