Training Manager

West Sussex
20 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


JOB TITLE: Training Manager

LOCATION: Ashington

SALARY: Competitive

BENEFITS: Excellent Benefits

CSM Bakery Solutions, with manufacturing and distribution facilities across Europe, is a global provider of a wide range of bakery products and ingredients for retail and foodservice markets as well as artisan and industrial bakeries. CSM’s mosaic of heritage bakery brands includes some of the industry’s most trusted names: Readibake & Kates Cakes.  We are the UK's leading supplier of Sweet Bakery Retailer branded products in the in-store bakery sector for Cookies, Doughnuts & Mini Bites.


  • Develop training plans and strategy in conjunction with HR and senior team
  • Standardisation and delivery of application of all training records, skills matrices and gap analysis for the factory to minimise risk due to skill shortage – needs to include potential situations for flexibility and mobility of staff
  • Develop agreed core skills and monitor achievement against this
  • Keeper of the SOP standard – Ensure administration of the system, and communicate how to create / store / validate the output.
  • Support the induction process for new employees – Develop further, monitor and audit delivery
  • Ownership of learning center – Sourcing and promotion of services.  Ensuring that offerings fill current gaps, aspire towards people development. Responsible for one direct report – the Learning coordinator
  • Liaise with external training bodies
  • Liaise with European Process Technology Manager  to ensure implementation of relevant training in factory
  • Attend ongoing personal development training / seminars to enable a forward thinking view
  • identify and implement best practice in support of the Best in Class Framework


  • Intermediate level Microsoft office skills
  • Trainer qualification
  • HNC minimum qualification
  • Training experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Proven ability in coaching
  • Experience of food manufacturing ideal


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