Technical Skills Trainer

£38000 - £39000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Skills Trainer to join a world leading global organisation, our clients are currently looking for a Technical Skills Trainer, based at their facility in Gloucester. This is a full time temporary role for up to two years, You should be flexible in order to fulfil production needs, Hours of work are 8 hours (8:00 - 17:00 with 1 hour break). This role is paying up to £39,000, per annum, pro rata.

The Technical Skills Trainer leads all technical training interventions for the sourcing unit and is necessarily an experienced mechanical and electrical technician with an excellent ability to Teach, Coach and Mentor.
The skills trainer will coordinate and deliver course training for Entry level and Developing technical operators, and technician apprentices in accordance with Unilever curriculum requirements. They will liaise with other training providers where it is advantageous to use their capabilities.
Within the factory, the skills trainer will continue to support the development and progression of trained technicians and technical operators through the skills audit and the HR for Factories integrated training system. Operational training interventions will be varied, but often involve legislative safety and hazard awareness training, or training to eradicate waste and loss.
The skills trainer is responsible for the proper maintenance and safe running of on-site training facilities and materials.

* Technical - Able to teach, coach and mentor a minimum of mechanical and electrical engineering skills
* Mechanical - Mechanisms and motion (conveyors, pneumatics, eg.) and condition based monitoring.
* Electrical - Electrical control circuits, calibration, hazardous area equipment and hazards specific to operation,
* Safety - Utilise all appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, process, materials, products and equipment to ensure a safe working environment for the whole team.
* Environment- Ensure training support the reduction of environmental impacts and costs associated with utilities, chemicals, and product and operational wastes through maximising eco-efficient operation.
* Quality - Ensure that technical skills within the sourcing unit are sufficient to protect quality standards.
* Leadership - As a prominent Technical Leader promote the development of highly effective teams, linking the importance of technical competence with wider leadership qualities and skills, communication, integrity, commitment etc. Demonstrate an ability to lead engineering improvement using excellent engineering knowledge and applied logic.
* Problem Solving - Develop employee skills in identifying, prioritising and addressing problems, use and instruct on the full range of tools and techniques that eliminate reoccurrence.
* Business Awareness - Understand the need to meet changing demands and the role of marketing and product innovation in growing the business is able to link this knowledge to employee training.

* Core Engineering Skills - A minimum of 6 years manufacturing experience using 2 of the 3 engineering disciplines required by the role; mechanical, electrical or control and automation.
* Strong coaching and communication skills supporting some instructional experience in a previous role. Must display an ability to engage and enthuse.
* Proven analytical skills.

* Control and automation qualifications are valued.
* Experience of manufacturing in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company.
* Experience as a team member within a project Management team; awareness of project management tools/techniques.

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