Education & Training Specialist

Wakefield / Bradford, West Yorkshire
£30,000 - £35,000
19 Oct 2018
19 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Speedibake is a division of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £15.4 billion and 133,000 employees in 50 countries

Speedibake has bakery sites in Wakefield and Bradford specialising in own-label baked goods, we supply to a customer base across all channels; foodservice wholesalers, contract catering, end users, export and retail.

We are on a journey to transform training within our Bakeries and we need your expertise to ensure that staff at all levels gain and develop the skills needed to carry out their role effectively.

As an Education & Training Specialist you will work collaboratively with the Bakery site management teams to manage and plan the training and development of staff on site. You will also have responsibility for a small team across the Wakefield / Bradford sites, ensuring that all KPI’s are met.

This is an exiciting new role that will report into the Supply Chain HR Business Partner.

To be successful, you will:

  • Develop an Education and Training plan to ensure that all employees have access to and are fully compliant in all mandatory and operational training

  • You will be responsible for managing training and development within a food manufacturing environment

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of bespoke training in response to business needs e.g. Front Line Manager and train the trainer workshops.

  • Govern compliance training for new starters and refresher training for existing employees.

  • Working with GG Apprenticeship Talent Officer in supporting the growth and governance of apprenticeship programmes across Speedibake

  • Overall responsibility for the training budget

Skills & Experience:

  • Certificate in Training Practice qualification, or equivalent

  • Energised individual who ideally has demonstrable experience of working within FMCG or a similar fast paced environment.

  • Level 4 Food Safety

  • Level 3 HACCP (Level 4 Desirable)

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience within training and development, including the design and delivery of training as well as management of training plans and programs

  • Experience of working with diverse teams.

  • Enthusiastic, resilient and adaptable to change

Cultural Fit:

  • To always adhere to the Company Safety First requirements.

  • Takes ownership, sets standards & takes personal responsibility for performance.

  • Be prepared to challenge, and to be challenged

  • Is prepared to lead by example

  • Willing to go the extra mile

  • Adheres to Speedibake values every day

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive employer and seek to attract, develop and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly, with respect and dignity throughout the recruitment process.

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