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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Swagelok, one of Northeast Ohio’s largest employers and an 11-time winner of the NorthCoast 99, is repeatedly recognized as a top place to work. We manufacture products that impact critical industries around the globe, and we are focused on the quality of our products, processes, and people. A values-driven company since 1947, we continue to grow, and we invite you to join our team! 


Senior Knowledge Sharing Leader Position Summary:
Our Senior Knowledge Sharing Leader proactively defines high-level approaches to knowledge sharing and knowledge management. The Senior Knowledge Sharing Leader anticipates issues and navigates cross-functional boundaries and complexities to continually apply best practices for the creation of, and improvement to, enterprise knowledge methodologies with minimal guidance.  Requires deep understanding of how the business operates as well as the technologies that enable business solutions. 
This consultative role will provide the training, direction and leadership for the foundational knowledge sharing activities to attain critical business objectives.  Partners with the leadership teams to advise on achieving deliverables and objectives.  Our Senior Knowledge Sharing Leader will be instrumental in recommending and building enterprise solutions to advance knowledge sharing and knowledge management practices. 


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor's degree required
•    5+ years of Knowledge Sharing/Management experience or closely related and relevant work experience leading large departmental or mid-size corporate projects. 
•    Thorough understanding of broad business processes and process improvement methods. 
•    Thorough understanding and application of knowledge sharing principles including consultative background around: Knowledge Mapping, Knowledge Flow Improvements, Change Management, Business Process Mapping, and KPI Development methods.  
•    Advanced implementation of problem-solving techniques.  Experience in supervision or informal leadership roles preferred.

Skills / Knowledge:  
•    Has expert knowledge and insight of the theories, methodologies, practices, and procedures related to knowledge management  
•    Consult on the development and implementation of new knowledge sharing methods to improve the business.
•    Achieve business improvements by enabling knowledge sharing and knowledge flow using standard tools: Knowledge Sharing Community Development Process, Knowledge Management, Project Management, Communication Methods, Collaboration Tools etc.)
•    Applies experience and knowledge at an organizational level.  Demonstrates the ability to complete major and complex projects.  Advanced problem solving and significant decision-making abilities to get to the root of the process requirements and reduce non-value-added activities.  
•    Fully capable of understanding and analyzing data trends with an expert awareness of industries served and critical business applications 
•    Work closely with leadership to improve department knowledge flow.
•    Work closely with associates to improve their competency regarding collaboration techniques and leveraging critical knowledge for reuse.
•    Improve the processes and systems used to improve communication and act on key lessons learned. 
•    Assist in the development of key metrics for knowledge sharing focused on meeting critical business objectives
•    Lead the network of knowledge sharing stakeholders to facilitate best practices.


Critical Competencies:
•    Organizational Awareness
•    Influence
•    Teamwork and Collaboration 
•    Change Catalyst. 
•    Critical Thinking Skills
•    Technical Knowledge and Functional Knowledge



Working Conditions and/or Physcial Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law.

Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.

This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.

Looking to take the next step in your career with a company that invests in its people? Whether you’re just starting out or experienced, join us today!​

Right Fit.​

75 years of operating with a no-layoff philosophy​

Full benefits, including employee stock ownership program, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

11-time NorthCoast 99 top workplace​

Right Here.​

One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

Right Now.​

We’re a leading manufacturer of tube fittings and valves. Come grow with us.​

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland