Industrial Automation Trainer

AIA Worldwide
14 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for an Industrial Automation Trainer to join our SITRAIN UK business based in our Manchester offices. This is a varied role and a fantastic opportunity.

SITRAIN UK is one of the most successful training solutions businesses for Siemens globally and supports the automation learning needs of our customers and staff. This job opportunity has arisen to support the sustained growth of this business in meeting the global skills challenge. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, evolving skill business selling and delivering high quality learning solutions and providing significant opportunities to be involved in new training projects.

What are my responsibilities?

- Key responsibilities will include the preparation and presentation to staff and customers of a range of training courses on Siemens industrial automation products and solutions either at the Industry Training Centre, Manchester or at customer sites throughout the UK.
- Equally important are the proactive identification of further customer training requirements and the formulation of appropriate training solutions to meet those requirements.
- The role involves both presentation of standard courses and the negotiation, design and delivery of bespoke training programmes.
- Although most of the training is at the Industry Training Centre, Manchester regular travel throughout the UK is required to carry out sales visits and deliver training solution to customers.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

- Candidates should preferably be educated to Degree/HND level in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (or equivalent) and should have sound experience of working with industrial automation systems.
- Practical current experience of programming/commissioning or servicing industry automation based systems is essential. Siemens experience would be preferable but relevant experience from other manufacturers in this field would also be considered.
- There is a range of experience areas which would be considered for this role including PLCs, industrial networking, HMI, SCADA, Process Control, CNC and Drives.
- Candidates should have previous formal training experience, preferably customer training in an industrial environment, but the enthusiasm and aptitude to deliver quality training solutions to our customers will also be a key factor.
- The successful applicant will display a high level of self motivation and be willing to both use initiative and accept responsibility. Commercial awareness and a flair for developing and maximising business opportunities should also be evident.

Our Digital Factory division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services to our industrial customers in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

Our Process Industries & Drives division measurably increases our industrial customers' productivity and improve their time-to-market - with innovative, integrated technology across the entire lifecycle. Siemens will support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety and efficiency of products, processes and plants.


Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the UK's major challenges. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector. Last year's revenues were £3.36 billion. Electrification, automation and digitalization are the long-term growth fields of Siemens. In order to take full advantage of the market potential in these fields, our businesses are bundled into nine divisions and healthcare as a separately managed business.

Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.

How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.

What else do I need to know?

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

If you are appointed in to this role you will receive standard Siemens terms, conditions and benefits.
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