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Operational Trainer

Salisbury, Wiltshire
£31,000 to £35,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Operational Trainer About Chemring Chemring is a FTSE-250 listed global business that specialises in the manufacture of high technology products and the provision of services to the aerospace, defence and security markets. Employing approximately 2,500 people worldwide and with production facilities in the UK, US, Australia and Norway, Chemring meets the needs of customers in more than fifty countries. With a diverse portfolio of products and services that span both physical and digital environments Chemring s exceptional teams deliver innovative technologies to protect people, platforms, missions and information against constantly changing threats. Our brand values of safety, excellence and innovation are played out every day by our people globally. About the job Chemring Countermeasures is a world leading and innovative company, designing and developing countermeasure solutions to armed forces throughout the world. We are part of the Chemring Group of companies and have a solid global infrastructure, which also helps us to thrive. We have more than 50 years experience at the forefront of Radio Frequency (RF) and Infrared (IR) expendable decoy research, design and manufacture, and as a company with a culture of innovation, operational excellence and safety, we operate at the leading edge of expendable countermeasure technology. We are currently expanding our L&D Function to include the role of an Operational Trainer, who will be the trainer for Operations within Chemring Countermeasures. You will be responsible for designing and delivering dynamic and imaginative operational and classroom-based training and development to production staff. The responsibilities of the role are (but not limited to): Responsible for delivering training to accredited standards for all Operational / Production staff. Work with subject matter experts to maintain, update and develop standard operating procedures including best working practice updates, coordinating and delivering refresher training. Develop and oversee the effective delivery of all Operator onboarding and induction training. Undertake and support line managers in competency assessments of operational staff at all levels, assisting with production and implementation of any improvement action plans whilst ensuring recognition of success. Assist with the technical knowledge transfer of new processes and products by ensuring they are fit for purpose process instructions delivered through a structured training process which accommodates different learning styles. Update and maintain individual and departmental training records and skills matrixes keeping them up to date and compliant with audit standards. Brief out and coach managers on any changes. Support the L&D Manager with the delivery and evaluation of other in-house training programmes. Coach Manufacturing Leads in delivering an on-boarding & buddy service to new starters following their site induction and audit in signing off operatives. Deliver training in specific areas for production operatives, SOPs, safe systems of work, cleaning standards and H&S in line with agreed standards. Quality check, govern and validate training and competence standards are being met through regular audit. Oversee the interface with external certification bodies in respect of OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001. Operational Trainer specification: Right to live and work in the UK, with ability to obtain SC level clearance (5 years British residency) if necessary Level 3 Learning & Development Qualification, Level 3 PTLLS or Train the trainer or willing to work towards this. Experience of delivering operational/compliance training to ensure site colleagues have the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out their role. Adaptable trainer who can respond to the needs of the site and deliver training within our factory environment. Experience of designing and developing training models within a manufacturing environment, desirable Trainer and Assessor Proficient in MS Office This role is typically worked over a 4.5 day week however flexibility is required to support the needs of the business. The company offers the equivalent of 25 days annual leave and additional employee benefits (subsidized bus to work; social events etc.) As part of our continual investment in the very best people to contribute to our delivery of highly reliable solutions, we are seeking individuals who are not only of the highest calibre for today s business but have the capability to perform at even higher standards to meet the needs of tomorrow s threats facing our armed forces. Armed Forces Covenant We are proud to support the armed forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. If this position is of interest, please contact our Recruitment Team with an up to date CV
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  • Job Reference: 705452191-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Chemring Countermeasures
    Chemring Countermeasures
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £31,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent