David Wood Foods is a leading food manufacturing company with over 20 years’ experience in the bakery business.
We currently produce a range of quality frozen ‘bake off’ and craft bakery products encompassing Savoury Pastry, Sweet Pastry, Bread, Morning Goods and Confectionery products from seven cutting-edge bakeries around the UK.
Yet we’re not a company to sit back and relax. Product development is our heartbeat and we work closely with our customers to develop products that combine specific requirements and imaginative flair. Working with key partners we have already developed a number of new exciting and award-winning products that continue to attract and delight consumers.
On top of this we’re always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to improve the way we do what we do best – bake.
About The Role
To ensure that all training events are aligned to the overall business plan. That all identified training activity is planned, executed and evaluated. The role is a combination of a hands-on approach whilst having the ability to plan and organise activities to the year ahead and beyond.
Responsibilities & Requirements
Undertake delivery of induction training for new starters and provide refresher training as required
Complete H&S training for all staff
Maintain and update all training sign off sheets for compliance, legislation, customer requirements and audit
Ensure Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) is followed at all times
Communicate changes to procedures to all relevant employees
Ensure compliance with all Health, Safety and employee handbook procedures and practices
Support the HR department with any internal and external audits
Adherence to company procedures as well as supporting legal and ethical requirement
Ensure training targets are being met and maintained
Lead in-house training
Liaise with department managers to analyse, identify and develop staff training needs
Deliver training to the appropriate standards/SOPs
Experience of training ideally within a manufacturing environment
Experience of delivering training programmes eg Inductions, Food Safety, Health and Safety etc
Understanding of site hygiene, technical, QA and H&S requirements.
Computer knowledge required
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to speak multiple languages would be advantageous