Training Coordinator

21 Nov 2016
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

Interested in joining a business that offers fantastic careers in food?

With a key focus in our people, plant and processes, we are looking for an experienced Training Professional to ensure we are equipped to succeed. Reporting to the HR Manager you'll work closely with line managers and the HR Team to set the annual training plan for the site at the same time as looking to the future and growing capability among our management and operational teams. You'll have an exciting opportunity to make your mark and demonstrate your passion for delivering high quality training.

We're on a journey in HR, playing a key influencing role with our leaders and always looking ahead, at the same time as delivering the basics right, day in day out. So as well as ensure the annual training plan is on track, we will need you to keep an eye on emerging needs, challenging our thinking and helping us grow the function.

A little about Greencore

We believe that our employees are our greatest asset and that's why we put 'People at the Core' in all areas and our HR Teams are at the forefront of supporting this principle. Our site in Bristol is the leading manufacturer of soups and sauces based in Bradley Stoke, Bristol. Find out more at: https://(url removed)/

What you'll be doing

As lead for all training activity at the Bristol site we'll be looking for you to effectively plan and manage our annual training investment, covering all our compliance, operational and mandatory training. You'll ensure that we deliver good quality training and all our employees have the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out their work effectively and safely.

Working with line managers and shift trainers, you'll oversee all our operational training, making sure our colleagues are working in accordance with the standard operating procedures and have the knowledge and experience to do a great job. You'll also work closely with your HR colleagues to build the capability of our first line managers, equipping them to succeed.

A key part of your role as Training Coordinator will be to ensure delivery of the annual plan, but you'll also need to think about the future, so you'll be managing both the annual plan and current year's budget, at the same time as forecasting future needs and influencing the agenda further ahead.

You'll play a key role in welcoming our new starters, supporting delivery of the company induction and delivering divisionally led training sessions. As a key source of knowledge on site you'll be looked upon to coach and guide line managers in the use of our various people tools, such as our LMS, performance management software and a wide range of tools and resources. You'll also help us to be creative with our training, ensuring we get the right balance of 70-20-10 learning.

As custodian of training on site, you'll also need to ensure that training records are maintained, skills matrices are updated and line managers can quickly and easily understand the skills profile of their team. Working with the HR team you'll support line managers with their development and the development of their teams, ensuring that standards and expectations for line management are maintained.

Finally, in support of our divisional HR strategy, you'll have the opportunity to get involved in exciting projects, partnering with team HR to drive greater consistency across our sites.

What you'll need

You'll have experience of working in a similar role, ideally within a manufacturing environment and as such have a working knowledge of production processes, though a background in training within Retail would also be considered. You'll have completed Train the Trainer or PTLLS and be proficient in the use of computer systems and familiar with learning technologies such as Learning Management Systems, performance appraisals systems etc.

You will have a proven ability to prioritise a busy workload with the ability to meet deadlines and targets alongside a strong attention to detail and passion for quality.

You'll have excellent communication skills, an ability to engage with and energise people and the confidence to deliver training programmes across a variety of levels.

Not only will you be working for one of the country's leading food manufacturers you'll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core