Driver Trainer

15 Jun 2021
13 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description

We are Fowler Welch - a multi award winning supply chain specialist working with retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers across the UK. We live by a simple set of values: to delight our customers, maximise our efficiency, be socially responsible and to promote being an employer of choice.

We are now recruiting for a Driver Trainer based at our Lutterworth site on a full time, permanent basis.

Shift: Monday to Friday - days

Job Description

As a Driver Trainer, you will ensure drivers are assessed before employment and then fully trained in line with Company policy and standards from commencement of employment and throughout their career. You will also ensure a consistent and joined up approach to training and the delivery of national initiatives / campaigns, and to evaluate their success.

Main responsibilities of a Driver Trainer:

* To deliver all aspects of training to the drivers, including vehicle and trailer specific familiarisation, SAFED training and Driver CPC.

* To assess potential new drivers, both permanent and agency.

* To plan and deliver the induction plan for new drivers

* To ensure training records are kept up to date and files are maintained.

* To update and brief SSOW processes and associated documentation to the drivers

* To ensure drivers are familiar with existing equipment and that drivers are trained and proficient on new equipment when purchased or hired in the future.

* To ensure the drivers licence entitlements are valid as part of pre-employment process.

* To assist with the maintenance of the Tachomaster system including Risk Profiling

* To review drivers infringements, arrange re-training when necessary

* To work with the Operations and Fleet managers to review any motor vehicle accidents, ensuring root cause analysis is carried out and arranging re-training when needed.

* To maintain communication between the Drivers and the operational teams to ensure all training requirements are achieved and policies are adhered to


* HGV Driving Licence - full, clean C+E

* Previous experience of driver training or hold a relevant Training Qualification

* CPC National Road Haulage is desirable

* Experience of working as HGV driver

* Good geographical knowledge of the UK

* Full understanding of driver's hours regulations, Working Time Directive and the use of Tachograph

* Knowledge of vehicle telematics is advantageous

* Experience of delivering driver CPC training is desirable

* Able to work to challenging deadlines in a pressurised environment

* Relationship building skills

* Planning and organisational skills

Additional Information

In return for your passion, hard work and determination we offer:

* Free Fowler Welch Healthcare Cash Plan

* Free life insurance as a Fowler Welch employee equal to three times your basic salary.

* Competitive pension scheme

* 'Cycle 2 Work' Scheme - save up to 42% on the cost of a new bike and necessary equipment.

* Recognition schemes for our exceptional employees - monthly winners receive GBP100 of shopping vouchers.

When our staff have passion for what they do they work with more care and attention which is reflected to our clients, Click APPLY NOW to #JoinOurWinningTeam and begin your career today