Training Manager

Wincanton Logistics
08 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

The good news is that our continued success and business growth has opened up an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative and engaging Training Manager to join our successful Screwfix contract at our new site due to open November 2017 in Lichfield (Fradley Park).

Role Profile
  • Ensure that a best in class HSE performance is achieved within the operation and that a culture of safety is embedded in everything we do
  • Embed and live the culture of the site and actively participate in developing an open and honest environment.
  • Responsible for overseeing training team, initial and ongoing development and motivation of the team ensuring that they consistently meet objectives set.
  • Must be proactive in undertaking training analysis seeking improvements in process / methods of operating.
  • Designing and developing new and innovative training and supporting materials
  • Ensure all working procedures maintain legal compliance and are clearly defined and cascaded, with regular reviews to ensure effectiveness.
  • Responsible for the achievement of Key Performance Indicators and delivering a high level of on time, customer service.
  • Ensuring all necessary resources are available for training to take place
  • Giving feedback on any identified problems in the training content and/or process
  • To ensure we meet all of the site’s legal and legislative and operational requirements on an ongoing basis, in a fast-paced, dynamic, cross-functional environment
  • Diligence and attention to detail are required to personally create and maintain detailed training matrices
  • Reviewing and adjusting training methods as appropriate
  • Effectively communicate to all stakeholders surrounding training requirements
  • Undertaking direct training of colleagues
  • Reviewing LDF procedure and development.
  • Supporting HR to review further management development / needs.
Person Profile
  • Ensures that Health and Safety values and culture are at the centre of everything they do.
  • A team player with the energy and enthusiasm to promote our core values and beliefs
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong leadership behaviours
  • Experience of pro-actively developing and creating training plans
  • Knowledge of training and developing practices and principals
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Able to build a rapport quickly and effectively with customers
  • Will have excellent team building, leadership and motivational skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate the commitment, enthusiasm and flexibility to work various shift patterns which are able to respond to customer demand
  • The ideal candidate should have working knowledge of the interaction between their own department and other key functions such as Stock and Systems, HR and Finance

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include access to a free, fully fitted gymnasium and company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work!

About Us

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

Screwfix (part of the Kingfisher group) have over 500 Trade Counters as well as a full ecommerce next day service. We operate over 2m sq ft of warehousing and have 2,500 colleagues and 350 trailers dedicated to the contract. Fulfilling multi-channel solutions designed around the customer experience, the growth of the Screwfix business has been 14% year on year.

The Lichfield site will support the existing Stafford operation to provide seamless replenishment of over 3 million units per week to the Trade Counter retail network.

This challenging role will be the perfect opportunity to become part of a start-up team with a customer that continues to realise its ambitious growth

Next Steps

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.

The role provides an excellent opportunity to join a high profile and challenging contract.

If you are passionate about making a difference, creative in your style of management, and have a strong belief in engagement of staff, please submit your CV through the online site.

Closing date: 16th August 2017

Internal applicants - Please inform your manager if you wish to apply for this position.

No applications from agencies will be considered.

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