The Weir Group PLC

  • 2017-16931

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/1/2018 5:15 PM)
    Regional Trainer
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  • Company Profiles

    Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


    As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


    Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.


    Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


    We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.


    Business Need / Purpose of Role

    The Regional Trainer will be responsible for implementing and managing the training of employees in the region. The focus of this position will be, but not limited to, shop floor operations employees. This position will report directly to the Regional Operations Manager and integrate directly with the Operations and supporting teams, Safety, Quality, Human Resources, Finance, Sales, and Engineering. The trainer must be hands on and practice a practical approach to employee training. This will include classroom training, hands on/live practice, testing/evaluation, and auditing to ensure effectiveness of training.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

    • Oversee new hire and recurring service technician training for SHE, Quality, Lean, Operations and DOT.
    • Assist the process team in developing and implementing training for
      • Safety Programs
      • Quality Process and Systems
      • Service Center Operation SOPs
    • Incorporate safety and quality focus into all training to improve culture and awareness.
    • Periodic assessment of Branch training needs
    • Sampling and evaluation of training effectiveness and retention
    • Work with Operations and supporting teams to develop ongoing training programs to improve performance
    • Review and refresh technicians on all SOP’s and RA’s annually.
    • Maintain all service technicians training documentation for the branch, including any other documentation the service center deems necessary. This includes but is not limited to crane and fork lift daily inspection logs, UT and dead head logs, strap and sling inspections, etc.
    • Audit and maintain that the standards and procedures established in the training program are followed and executed within the service center.
    • Process All SPM Customer Requirements

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience                                                

    Bachelors Degree with 3-5 Years training and facilitation experience.


    Experience with Unity or other HCM software is preferred.


    Language Skills                                             

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


    Mathematical Skills                                                   

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


    Reasoning Ability                                                      

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to interpret schematic drawings, procedure changes, and work orders.


    Other Skills and Abilities                                                      

    Must have mechanical aptitude and the ability to drive a company vehicle as needed.


    Physical Requirements:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision.


    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including steel toed safety shoes and safety glasses, in most areas of the facility.

    Core Competencies

    Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.


    Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


    Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.


    Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.


    Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change; monitors transition and evaluates results.


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