The Four Cs to Get Your Operations Leaders Excited about Training

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Are you struggling to get your operations leaders to understand the importance of training and employee engagement as an integral part of your operational strategy?

Operations leaders have a full plate meeting demanding production goals and achieving optimum utilization of equipment. Unfortunately, this means less time to focus on critical job training, including how to safely and effectively operate machinery.

We get it! Join us as we help you convince your operations team about the importance of employee training in meeting safety and productivity goals. Experts from Hearthside Foods and Intertek Alchemy will share tips to elevate company performance by aligning with operations on the Four Cs:

  • Collaboration: Empowering operations leaders to take a shared approach to training
  • Commitment: Elevating training by aligning safety & training KPIs with Operations KPIs
  • Communication: Standardizing training across all departments & shifts
  • Culture: Building pride in employees and getting them invested in the company culture from day one


Bob Rysavy
HR Training Manager, Hearthside Food Solutions

Bob has over 25 years in the training and development field, holding both leadership roles as well as direct implementation roles in the fields of For Profit Education, Recruiting, Human Resources, Medical Devices, Medical Administration, and Food Manufacturing. Bob has extensive knowledge in the training and development industry and Instructional Design arena. He currently sits on the Alchemy Industry Advisory Council. Recently, he and his team converted half of Hearthside Food Solutions (7500+ employees) over to the Alchemy platform due to acquisitions.

Kristin Kastrup
Senior Consultant Training & HR Optimization

As Sr. Consultant Training & Human Resource Optimization, Kristin brings a strategic perspective to her work as a consultant, drawing on her experience with Alchemy solutions both as an Alchemist and as a customer. Kristin was the “Alchemy champion” at ConAgra Foods (now Conagra Brands), driving the implementation of Alchemy solutions across 140 manufacturing facilities and corporate headquarters. She brings years of training facilitation and content development, change management, organization and leadership development, people and project management. Kristin is a Certified Change Management Practitioner and a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach.

Chance Navarrete
Senior Product Manager, Intertek Alchemy

Chance is an experienced digital product manager with expertise in user research and applying design thinking to technical products for a wide range of industries. Prior to joining Intertek Alchemy, Chance served as Senior Program Manager at frog, where he led design programs for clients ranging from Fortune 100 technology companies to stealth-mode transportation startups. He is passionate about user-centric design thinking and uniting quantitative and qualitative data to reveal the comprehensive big picture.

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