Training Instructor / Technical and Sales Tools - SI Academy - Buffalo Grove, IL

Job Description

Who designs your future? You do. Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens! Our Smart Buildings help to create efficient, safe, responsive and responsible environments – and so, we are creating perfect places. We’re looking to empower people wanting to tackle the challenges facing society and who want to make real what matters most. Think this is you?

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Our Culture:
At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure

What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:

The Technical and Sales tools Training Instructor for Smart Infrastructure (SI) is responsible for delivering high quality solutions/service training for Specialists, Field Technicians, Field Engineers, Sales and/or customers. You will function as an expert in providing technical support in the delivery of training programs to meet the skill competencies of the learners. In this role, you are responsible for delivering learning solutions in both classroom and electronic environments assisting internal employees and external customers to achieve specific learning objectives. You will report to the SI Academy Manager who reports to the Director of SI Academy.


  • Instruct students on courseware
  • Test product functionality in course training exercises for revised course materials to accommodate new software and hardware functionality
  • Maintains expertise on knowledge of service strategies, design engineering, installation, startup and troubleshooting techniques
  • Tests usability, product functionality and becomes a company expert on new products. 
  • Setup and pack up equipment for courses of instruction. Need to be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Reporting, tracking and completing preventative and corrective maintenance on assigned products.


  • This position supports a Siemens customer who requires all employees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permitted by applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons
  • Associates degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field preferred. High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency exam required.
  • Previous experience in the following roles (Systems or Service Specialist, Fire Specialist, Security Specialist, Engineer, Sales Engineer, Project Manager) or successful experience in a comparable training role
  • Military experience as a training specialist or working with complex systems
  • 65% travel requirement for this role
  • Demonstrated proficiency in instructional techniques and course development utilizing a wide range of media and learning strategies
  • Strong platform skills and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels
  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Experience with one of the following disciplines:
    • Building Automation Systems
    • Sales Tools
    • Three years field experience


  • Competitive salary based on qualifications
  • Health, dental, and vision plans
  • Matching 401(k) up to 6%
  • Flexible vacation plan
  • Paid parental leave



Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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