Learning & Development Coordinator

Posted 09 July 2024
Job type Fixed-Term - Full Time
Discipline Internal
Job FunctionHR
Expiry date 23 July 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?


We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.


We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.


Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.


We work hard to ensure that Greencore is a great place to work, and our people truly are at the core. We’re committed to ensuring all our colleagues have development plans and strive to provide inspiring leadership – in fact, in the past year we’ve seen an 11% increase in the number of colleagues who would recommend Greencore as a place to work.


Join us and be part of our great team!

We have a great opportunity at our Crosby site for an L&D Coordinator to join us on a fixed term basis for up to 12 months.

Role Purpose

To build, coordinate, oversee and deliver the site compliance training plan to ensure compliance with expected standards

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, deliver and evaluate, in partnership with the manufacturing unit management team, a comprehensive annual compliance training plan to ensure mandatory standards are met and maintained
  • Ensure the company induction programme is delivered to all new starters on their first day of employment, ensuring compliance to Greencore standards
  • Provide direction and guidance to Operational Trainers on what's required on the site training plan and skills matrix, regularly reviewing progress and attainment against the plan
  • Plan, organise and deliver training in specific areas of legal compliance and audit to the agreed standards
  • Act as a custodian of training information on site, ensuring a robust recording system is in place so that training files and skills matrices are accurate, utilising the data and insight to inform and build a robust annual training plan
  • Forecast and oversee the effective spend of the manufacturing unit training budget, providing regular updates to the management team to maximise the use of budgets, and committed resources
  • Work with the HR team to signpost, coach and educate line managers in the many tools and resources available to help them be effective people managers
  • Develop and own the relationships with suppliers of training services including agreeing any terms of service, service level agreements and return on investment activity where training is delivered by an external party
  • Support the preparation and hosting of customer audits, visits, external audits and validation activity

What We’re looking for

  • A working knowledge of production and manufacturing processes 
  • Proficient in the use of computer systems such as Word, Excel, Email, PowerPoint 
  • Excellent attention to detail and passion for quality 
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and targets 
  • Experience working with learning management systems and learning technology platforms 
  • Experience working with line managers and supporting their learning 
  • Great facilitation and training delivery skills and

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.