Training Specialist

Staples Solutions UK
Corby, UK
31 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Work is changing. That's why we're changing too. We know that the right spaces help you make a difference every day. And we know what a difference that can make. Because when space works, everything works.

We also know that the right person can make a difference. And we're looking for someone to do just that. Is it you?

What you'll do at Staples

You will ensure all employees, including management, are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to carry out their duties through various training and development interventions. Thus ensuring that those working within the supply chain are performing to their optimum and observing Standard Operating Procedures. You will also:
  • Work with the Learning and Development Manager and HR to deliver the necessary bespoke technical and mandatory training programmes for the whole site and liaise with external providers to evaluate best value vs effective training and make recommendations accordingly.
  • Represent supply chain and pro-actively support and deliver cross functional training solutions and learning activities as a member of the UK Learning and Development Community, including acting as local lead for the Apprenticeship Programme within Supply Chain
  • Deliver and support Health & Safety training, working closely with the Health & Safety Advisor, so that training is up to date, effective and supports our overall Health & Safety ethos
  • Maintain the training matrix, ensuring it is populated with the correct, up to date data and that the outputs are fully communicated
  • Ensure all induction and associated training is completed within designated time scales for new starters
  • Ensure all training processes, materials and documentation is maintained, up to date and legally compliant, with any shortfalls or significant future changes highlighted to management

What you'll bring to Staples...

  • To be accountable and empowered, and deliver results with ethics and integrity, whilst working in a team and on your own initiative
  • To create an environment where honest dialogue is encouraged and share ideas and concerns openly
  • To work as part of a team in ensuring Staples is a great place to work, and makes respect and appreciation a part of the team ethos
  • To help and support fellow colleagues in ensuring the most straightforward and effective way of working is adopted so as to give our customers the best possible experience
  • To ensure best practice is adopted and shared across the operation and to be flexible to work across all departments

Skills & Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years coaching/ training experience in a supply chain, logistics or health and safety environment, which covers the full training cycle
  • Demonstrable experience in training broad subjects in the areas of training technical, mandatory (H&S), skills.
  • Some experience of management training advantageous.
  • Professional qualification in a related discipline and/or learning and development is desirable although not essential
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Powerpoint at minimum intermediate level
  • Previous experience of Supply Chain apprenticeships advantageous
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent in both written and verbal communication
  • Self motivated; flexible; accountable, innovative; inclusive and disciplined in approach
  • Ability to prioritise and manage your own time and work on own initiative

What you'll get from Staples
  • Competitive salary
  • 32 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Optional dental cover (pay-in)
  • Perks at Work
  • Free onsite parking

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