Training Assistant

Location: Wrexham
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 25000
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Training Assistant 

£25k per annum

Monday - Friday / 8am-4:30pm  


Our client based in the Wrexham area is currently recruiting a Training Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis.  You will support the Training Officer in the delivery and effective management of Internal Training system, ensuring all training reports, certificates, induction packs and sign off sheets are up to date and input it in the system accordingly.  The Training Assistant will assist in identifying development needs via agreed training reports, along with organising and delivering such programmes to site.  You will deliver all induction programmes for the site and deputise for the Training Officer in periods of absence.

Performance Objectives

  • Manage the day-to-day administration of Internal Training System in accordance with regulatory and customer requirements.
  • Identify training and development needs of site via training reports and effectively communicating requirements to Training Officer/Management Team to enable 100% compliance.
  • Plan and organise training schedules with supervisors in line with departmental effectiveness, ensuring any necessary adjustments are considered such as translation and access.
  • Manage and deliver site induction to agency, contractor, driver, and permanent staff.
  • Work closely with HR, Payroll and Operational teams prior and after Induction training programmes.
  • Assist in creating and delivering statutory, mandatory, developmental, and organisational change training requirements.
  • Liaise with external training providers to schedule and book programmes/courses.
  • Manage and monitor all animal welfare requirements.
  • Monitor regulatory and customer requirements for staff training and competence to ensure all are met.
  • Working to deliver a culture of continuous improvement within the training department, proactively identifying opportunity to develop processes, procedures, programmes, and systems.
  • Devise individual training and development programmes as agreed with Supervisors.
  • Assisting in the implementation of e-learning techniques and creation/delivery of programmes.
  • Work closely with Team Leaders, Supervisors and Management to solve specific training problems, individually or as a group.
  • Create and deliver change programmes through toolbox talks within Factory environments.

Person Specification

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role.
  • Qualification/Accreditation – Train the trainer or similar.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills: ability to liaise with varying stakeholders at all levels – both internal and external.
  • Good knowledge of computer systems.
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Comfortable working in a slaughter facility.
  • Ability to work as part of a wider team.
  • Numerate and Literate.
  • Confidence in ability to speak in front of a group.
  • Previous experience of working within poultry/meat industry.
  • Previous experience of working in FMCG environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of food safety legislation.
  • Understanding of BRC and Retail Customer expectations.


  • Life Assurance 4x Salary
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension
  • Free hot drinks
  • £125 - Refer a friend scheme
  • Holiday entitlement increase to 30 days (after 2 years) & 31 days (after 5 years)
  • Fantastic new sociable communal area