11 Jul, 2018

Trainer, Manufacturing Operations

  • Anonymous
  • Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK
Full time Engineering

Job Description

SALARY** **

**£20,000-£25,000**

**MAIN PURPOSE**

To provide training and competency assessments for factory-based functions, for both permanent and temporary staff, to enable the site to achieve excellent quality, performance and safety standards.

**KEY OBJECTIVES**

* Liaise with Section Managers to develop training plans to ensure departmental SOPs are trained out and competency tested to the required level.
* Liaise with operational managers to plan, organise, co-ordinate, schedule and deliver induction and skills training for all new Production Operatives, temporary or permanent.
* Provide feedback to employees and their Line Managers both during and at the end of the training/assessment period to highlight areas of strength and areas of further development.
* Support Line Management as necessary to assist individuals to achieve multi-skilling through the identification of training needs, planning and delivery of training.
* Create a culture of compliance, training and competence through the effective coaching of employees, inspiring them to deliver the highest level of standards.
* Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of SOPs and other training materials. Propose and implement updates and improvements to training programmes and materials where necessary.
* Ensure continued compliance and consistency of approach to SOPs by regular monitoring post-assessment and highlight any identified issues to Operational Managers.
* Assist Section Managers in the maintenance of a skills matrix, maintaining detailed training records and achievements for each trainee and provide management information and reports as necessary.
* Manage and communicate KPIs/statistics to relevant stakeholders regarding training delivery.
* Be aware of the need for continuous improvement and undertake a representative role for the Operations Departments on relevant work groups to work with line management to review damages, discrepancies, accidents etc. to actively identify procedural, process, layout and/or equipment changes can be made to improve overall performance in these areas.
* Identify poor practices that could lead to harm and bring these to the attention of operations management and the Compliance Team with a view to re-designing processes, procedures, equipment or guarding etc.
* Adherence to International standard requirements in relation to Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental (including energy).

**General Responsibilities:**

* To behave in accordance with the Company values and support corporate and site policies and objectives.
* To comply with the Company Health & Safety rules and requirements at all times and take reasonable care for the Health & Safety of themselves and others.
* To give priority to exceeding the needs of customers, demonstrating and promoting a customer focused approach to operational activities.
* To carry out any other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
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* Demonstrable experience of training Production Operatives within a manufacturing/engineering environment
* Good operational knowledge of manufacturing functions
* A1 Assessor qualification or equivalent would be advantageous
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Exceptional ability to understand and communicate operational and safety procedural instructions
* Good influencing skills with the ability to challenge and change perceptions about problems and issues
* Confident, assertive, polite, friendly and professional manner
* A working knowledge of MS Office
* Good attention to detail and accuracy skills
* Highly organised with the ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
* Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
* Flexibility to adapt to a changing workload and working patterns

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