Lloyd to named to training post at college

Aug. 13, 2014 @ 10:55 AM

Vance-Granville Community College recently named Sara Lloyd as director of customized training. In that position, she will use her extensive industry experience to help meet the needs of area manufacturers and other employers.

Lloyd, who has lived in Oxford for the past 15 years, has worked in the manufacturing sector as a supervisor, quality assurance coordinator, process engineer, continuous improvement manager, Lean Six Sigma specialist and manager of corporate projects. In those positions, she was directly involved with training employees to improve productivity, efficiency and quality. Now, Lloyd will collaborate with employers throughout Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties on similar workforce development initiatives.

Lloyd holds a bachelor’s degree in textile engineering from Auburn University.

Vance-Granville Community College works with new, expanding and existing businesses to provide education, training and support services tailored to meet the needs of the industry and its employees. The workforce training programs are flexible in design to accomplish specific objectives and are jointly planned by company personnel and training specialists from the college. The college also partners with the N.C. Department of Commerce, the N.C. Community College System office, and local economic developers and chambers of commerce to recruit new industries to the college’s service area.

Employers seeking information on Vance-Granville programs should call Lloyd at (252) 738-3433.