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Training Consultant - Contract

Kitchener, ON, Canada Req #377
May 10, 2023
We are the premier foodservice distributor in Ontario.  Flanagan's provides customized foodservice delivery to a varied portfolio of clients; from restaurants to schools, hospitals and retirement homes, we provide the best quality ingredients to ensure Canadians have an amazing food experience wherever they dine tonight!

Flanagan Foodservice is Canada’s largest independent foodservice distributor.  Proudly Canadian and family owned, we have been serving Ontario for 46 years.  We meet our customers' unique needs by delivering value, flexibility and an exceptional customer experience. This mission is made possible by attracting the best talent in the industry and by treating our employees like family.  We have been named a winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies for 10 years in a row. 

Now hiring a part-time Training Consultant (Contract)



Position Summary:

The Training Consultant will support the design, development, and facilitation of various Leadership in-house training courses for Flanagan Foodservice to achieve established goals.  As a true people person, the creative incumbent will work as a dependable partner to apply adult learning best practices to complete deliverables in a timely manner. Using a collaborative and supportive approach, this role will assist in Leadership development for new and existing front line leaders to make a positive impact on the business during transformative operational changes.  This is a part-time contract role with irregular hours, with travel to deliver training sessions in Whitby and Sudbury locations as required.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work with business stakeholders and subject matter experts to design, develop and facilitate training material for new and existing front line leaders.
  • Conduct training sessions and evaluate participants' progress
  • Seek out the opportunities for improving practices. May provide coaching to participants post training event.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to create and maintain robust on-boarding training for new employees
  • Partner with other team members to develop strong, innovative, and technology-enhanced courses and programs
  • Maintain results and be able to collaborate to ensure outcomes are on track to meet business needs
  • Deliver information in an open and collaborative approach to assist in Leadership development for new and existing front line leaders at a time that the business is undergoing transformative operational changes



  • Previous experience with learning/training and development required
  • Instructional design and knowledge of adult education and instructional theories preferred
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Comfortable presenting and facilitating sessions, adapting to the audience and various learnings styles
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills in English
  • Creative out-of-the-box mindset and strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to develop entry-level courses for a variety of audiences
  • Strong communication and presentation skills required
  • Ability to work independently to create training and presentation materials, schedule and conduct training sessions with leaders
  • Ability to overcome obstacles and provide positive solutions when faced with adversity
  • Class G Driver’s license and personal vehicle for regional travel required


Be Part of the Difference!

All employees of Flanagan Foodservice must demonstrate adherence to all HACCP and Food Handling practices as well as all Company’s policies and procedures.


Flanagan Foodservice Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and has an accommodation process in place to provide accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please let us know by submitting your request to accessibility@flanagan.ca so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Kitchener, ON, Canada