Apprentice Trainer / Co-ordinator

As an Apprentice Trainer/Coordinator, you will play a vital role in the Engineering department, overseeing and managing technical apprenticeship programs. You will be responsible for coordinating with training providers, ensuring compliance with health and safety and quality procedures, and organising training and development activities for apprentices. With your strong leadership skills and engineering knowledge, you will act as a mentor, providing guidance and support to apprentices, while maintaining an efficient administrative system. Your ability to develop people and your flexibility will be key to performing this role to a high standard.


City: Barony   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 4155   Department: Maintenance  


Your Tasks 


  • Operate as a member of the Engineering department.
  • Co-ordinate and manage technical apprenticeship programmes, providing input for other apprenticeship programmes, as required. 
  • Co-ordinate with training providers in conjunction with the HR department. 
  • Oversee on the job training, providing guidance and support, as required.
  • Act as a mentor for apprentices and other employees. 
  • Maintain an efficient and orderly administrative system for the training and development of all apprenticeship programmes.
  • Ensure all training and tasks are compliant with Health and Safety and Quality procedures.
  • Liaise with other departments to organise and facilitate the training and development of all apprentices. 
  • Source relevant internal and external training providers, as necessary. 
  • Ensure that all training and related tasks are conducted in a safe working manner. 

Our Requirements


  • The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and will have a keen interest in developing people.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to ensure the role is performed to a high standard.
  • Relevant Higher National qualifications or Degree in an Engineering discipline preferred.
  • Significant level of Engineering knowledge, preferably across multiple disciplines.
  • Knowledge and competence in the delivery of apprenticeship programmes.
  • Relevant training qualification is desirable, e.g. Train the Trainer.
  • Competence in the delivery of training, people management and development programmes.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Intermediate standard of IT skills and competent use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint).
  • Health and Safety knowledge and experience.
  • Driving Licence.


We Offer


The opportunity to join a large international manufacturing employer in the region; focussed on quality, customer service, the environment and sustainability. Competitive employee benefits and pension scheme. Rewarding and varied job role. Technologically advanced systems and processes. Comprehensive induction process, progressive training and development.


Other Benefits Include


  • A competitive salary and pension scheme (with Life Assurance).
  • Private Health Cash Plan
  • An annual Christmas bonus and gift.
  • Annual lifestyle and wellbeing checks. 
  • The chance to work for an international business operating across 11 countries.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Subsidised travel to and from work.
  • An environmental and sustainability focused employer.
  • Tailored training and career development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to take part in a range of employee wellbeing initiatives.
  • Access to free fruit on a weekly basis.
  • Free parking in a secure staff car park.


Your Contact

Katrina McEwan, HR

T 01290 427406


We create more from wood. With more than 11,000 employees worldwide who work with passion, upholding our family values and innovative spirit. This is how we create products for furniture, interior design, construction as well as laminate flooring. We keep moving and are always developing – manufacturing new products, tapping into emerging markets and generating exciting prospects for everyone that works with us.