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Change Program Manager

Grinnell, IA 50112 | Temporary

Job ID: 0239-007 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $30-55/hr DOE

Aventure Staffing is looking for experienced Change Program Managers to implement Site Change Programs at our client’s manufacturing facilities. These temporary, 6 month positions will work closely with both site and regional leadership, as well as production team members, to implement new production programs in agricultural manufacturing facilities. Qualified candidates will have previous experience in a program or project management role, as well as experience with large-scale organizational change efforts


Work Expectations:

  • Can live in work area or travel to site
  • Full time on site for the 6 month implementation period, on site Monday-Thursday with potential for remote work Fridays
  • Work hours will be primarily business hours, some flexibility will be required depending on site requirements
  • Work will be conducted in production facilities, work will include office time and visits to production areas as needed
  • Travel will be minimal and as needed for program requirements


Responsibilities for the Change Program Manager:

  • Lead change initiatives at sites during program implementation, in coordination with site leads and other project managers
  • Create, review and refine content to be used across the organization
  • Develop and execute change management action plan, adapting recommended strategies and including all stakeholders
  • Conduct relevant analysis at the site: Gather key cultural and change readiness insights (through in-depth 1-on-1 interviews, focus groups and surveys) from leadership and operators/technicians at select sites
  • Measure and report change progress throughout the site implementation, e.g. new behaviors, adoption of new practices and follow up after the
    implementation to ensure continuing adoption and sustainment
  • Coach site leadership, as needed, in partnership with HR and in accordance with expectations outlined in change leadership competency
  • Tailor training documentation to address site specific practices, based on globally-designed MPS training
  • Partner with HR on the implementation of competency frameworks and role descriptions
  • Deliver training related to leading change and/or facilitate the delivery of training by subject matter experts
  • Recognize risks to the change and develop and implement action plans
  • Develop Executive Summary of project progress and benefits delivered at the site
  • Lead and facilitate communication/change milestone reviews and workshops during MPS implementation
  • Maintain regular touchpoints with site leads, HR, CoE and regional leadership

Qualifications for the Position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts with demonstrated results
  • Ability to tailor change messaging and communication channel to identified stakeholder
  • Ability to understand and learn production systems
  • Open to new and unconventional ideas and approaches

How to Apply:

  • Apply online at and select the Grinnell branch
  • Or call Molly at 641-236-7470 for more information or to schedule an interview appointment


AA/EOE employer, pre-employment drug screen or background check may be required.


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