Job title: Training Specialist
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Human Resources and Personnel
Salary: GBP £40,000.00
Location: Burneside, UK
Job published: 2022-07-26
Job ID: 32080
Contact name: Martin Norris
Phone number: +447379689616
Contact email:

Job Description

Role: Training Specialist
Employer: James Cropper PLC

Location: Burneside, Kendal

Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent (Hybrid Available)

Salary: Up-to £40,000

Benefits: 33 days annual leave per annum, 6% Pension Contribution, Medicash Health Plan, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance Programme


We are in the process of reshaping our Paper business for the future: to enable us to be the best bespoke paper mill in the world. In partnership with Realise HR, the region’s specialist HR & People agency, we have an exciting opportunity to forge a new path in our Training and Competency journey & bring a very real step change in our approach to creating a learning culture.


The Role
We are looking for a confident and collaborative Training Specialist, with experience working in an industrial manufacturing environment. This role needs to embody all of our company Values: Forward thinking; Responsible & Caring as it will be highly influential in raising the factory standards of work. We need someone who has a real passion for effective and accurate communication, the ability to listen to our experienced operators and be able to take this knowledge and translate it into effective, modern and best in class training materials and approach.

The role will work within the operations team to create the framework and approach to facilitate all operators to become trained on multiple assets & be able to demonstrate a maintained or improved level of competency throughout their operational career.

Working Monday to Friday in a mix of operational and office environments, the role will require you to be a pioneer, pushing the boundaries of innovation. You will be forward thinking; leading the implementation of creative training and competency solutions that have a positive impact for future generations. You will be highly aspirational, a strong networker and with excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, motivated by achieving demanding goals for creating and developing exciting new ways of working in a manufacturing environment.

About You
Our ideal candidate will have a degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. A CIPD Level 3 Associate would be desirable but not essential.
A willingness to work closely with teams at all levels, taking the lead when appropriate, is required. It will be necessary to develop expertise in the manufacturing process and the application of improvements techniques. A strong emphasis on change management is very important.


Don't meet every single requirement? At Realise, we are dedicated to helping our clients build diverse, inclusive and authentic workplaces, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every requirement, we would encourage you to apply anyway! You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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