Senior Trainer - Engines

Date: Jun 15, 2024

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs & Stratton


As a Senior Trainer for our Power Division your goal is to conduct, develop, and produce training programs and materials for company products and customers. You’ll maintain and improve the classroom and workshop facilities for training programs. You’ll also develop training programs based on feedback from the business.


You will do this by:

  • Developing, producing and presenting training material, handouts, teaching aids and new curricula
  • Maintaining, preparing, and improving classroom or workshop facilities for programs
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of current training methods, facilities and materials
  • Working with the Customer Education Department to develop on-line training courses for products
  • Partnering with marketing and internal stakeholders with technical information for development of support materials
  • Attending and leading training at high visibility functions such as sales meetings, trade shows and specialty dealer/customer meetings as needed
  • Making field visits as required to help assist with product issues, customer issues and to support training development needs
  • Securing the facilities for training and completing administration of system information for the participants
  • Overseeing and providing guidance to lower level Trainers, as applicable


The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities. 


You are the kind of person who is/has:

  • excellent communication & presentation skills
  • the ability to collaborate
  • a desire for continuous learning


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field OR equivalent education and experience
  • Prior experience in mechanical/engine work
  • Minimum five years of experience in technician and/or training and/or public speaking OR related field
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Additional Knowledge & Skills:

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of company products
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Ability to present and maintain a positive, professional image
  • Strong ability to tailor training to adult learning; instructional design skills
  • Proficient use of applicable software, especially MS Office Suite
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership in meeting training needs and achieving results


Travel Required: 

  • % of Travel: 50 - 75%
  • How often: Typically 2 weeks out of month
  • Where: Domestic


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Location: 

  • Wauwatosa, WI (hybrid eligible)



Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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