Technical Specialist

Recruiter
Continental Automotive Trading Uk Limited
Location
Birmingham
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
08 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
With sales of EUR40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 220,000 employees in 56 countries. Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately EUR8.3 billion in 2016.

The Technical Specialist Role will be required:

* To provide professional training to customers including DVSA, Police, Workshop Technicians, Drivers, fleet operators and other training organisations.

* To train people on tachographs, drivers hours, UDS and tachograph calibrations and equipment as well as ad hoc training on other products.

Key Responsibilities:

* Deliver high quality, engaging and effective technical learning to the very highest standards.

* Training direct to fleets, Tachograph technicians, Drivers, Enforcement officers and training organisations.

* Prepare the learning environment and resources, ensuring that material is 'up-to-date' and relevant.

* The trainer will be required to promote the use of our training equipment/training aids and pass on sales leads to the sales team.

* While not a key part of the role the trainer will be required to directly contact the customers and potential customers to promote our training business.

* There may be times where you will be called upon to support the Service help desk to cover holidays and absences.

* There will be a need to perform courses on-site and off-site which will include occasional overnight stays away from home.

* There may be a need for the role to do training at the weekend, this will be a maximum of 20 days a year with a day off in lieu being offered for each training day. If there is a need for more than 20 training days at the weekend the company will offer additional compensation.

To be successful in the role you will exibit the following characteristics:

* A strong 'Customer First' ethic.

* A clear and motivational presentation style.

* A passion for learning and coaching others.

* Ideally significant experience in delivering training.

* Preferably achieved a recognised qualification in training development or trainer accreditation. such as City & Guilds, PTLLS/ CTLLS/TAP and an assessor award.

* Be an excellent team player.

* Be competent in using MS software packages.

What we offer in return:

* A competitive salary package with annual "Value Sharing Bonus" paid to all employees.

* A generous contributory pension scheme.

* On-going training and excellent personal development opportunities.

* Healthcare cash back scheme.

* Employee discounts on Continental tyres and other products.

* Death in service insurance.

* Child care vouchers.

* Free on-site parking.

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