Training Instructor - Stevenage

Ref: 1033 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Oct 2021
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Training Instructor
Location:                 Stevenage with home working options
Salary:                     £35,000 - £40,000 P/A + benefits
Hours:                      37 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity for a Training Instructor to join an ambitious, highly regarded, scientific engineering / manufacturing business that are in a position of sustained growth.
A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual with specialist skills and knowledge as a Training Instructor. A working knowledge of the MoD / Engineering Industry instructional techniques would be an advantage but not a requirement, as would the ability to assist in the delivery of field support engineering to the customer.
The Training department is populated by a variety of passionate, dedicated and technically capable Engineering and Operator Instructors located within the UK and overseas. The current team has a mix of personnel, industry and ex-military, who pull on a vast amount of engineering and training experience gained through apprenticeships, university and serving in the Armed Forces.
Benefits of working here:
Flexible working - Paid overtime - Bonus scheme - Comprehensive pension scheme - Opportunities for career progression - Annual salary review - Fantastic working environment and site facilities
Training Instructor Skills Required 
  • We are looking for an Instructor with the appropriate Training and Operator or Maintainer qualifications with relevant in-depth practical experience to develop training courses and supporting media, the associated reports and eventual delivery of product training to the highest quality, on time and on cost.
  • An Instructor Qualification, defence or civilian equivalent is desirable coupled with experience of working within a Training Team environment.
  • Candidates should have experience in Training Needs Analysis (TNA) with an awareness of Joint Service Publication (JSP) 822 and the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT).
  • Experience of the Aerospace Engineering Industry or the Military maintenance instructional environment including Air Defence, weapon operator and maintainer training systems is preferable but not essential.
  • Sound knowledge of the MoD structure and engineering processes is an advantage, as you will be required to respond to technical queries from the Customer or provide support to design, trials or proving activities when required.
  • The ability to work cross functionally with integrated departments such as LSA (Logistic Support Analyst’s), ILS (Integrated Logistic Support Engineers) and ISS (In Service Support) team members in the UK as well as in our overseas offices.
  • Liaise with product suppliers in support of training technologies or equipment development whilst maintaining personal and technical reports, records etc. of all Training and Field Support activities, to a high standard.
  • You may be required to be involved in Field Support Activities and lead a Contractor’s Working Party, at the Customer’s location, in the UK or overseas, within the scope of Company Approval.
  • You need to be able to work with a variety of different types of people and will maintain a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, even when things are changed at the last minute.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for customer and industrial partners’ interaction, a strong resilience and a good communicator.
  • Willingness to travel within the UK and overseas.
  • A willingness to undertake Developed Vetting (DV) security clearance.
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