Instructor/Trainer – PLC & Automation

Bridgewater Resources UK

A well-respected training & consultancy company is looking for an experienced Training Instructor to join their successful team in Northampton. You’ll be engaging with customers across manufacturing sectors and using a wide variety of hardware to deliver excellent training courses.

The company you’ll be joining have been operating independently and supporting equipment manufacturers and end users within the industrial sector for the last 30 years. Their training is regarded to be among the very best across the UK and this is due to having people with the right knowledge, attitude & experience running their courses. They offer a wide range of training, but the core business is built around adult training on PLC & Automation products.

Role Responsibilities

As a Training Instructor, you’ll deliver training to help customers maintain and fault-find on their own PLCs, Drives, Networking and HMI’s.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting and delivering key industrial courses
  • Developing and maintaining good training notes and materials
  • Helping to build new examples & exercises for the training
  • Spending a minimum of one week per month training on customers sites that require overnight stays away
  • Occasionally visiting customer sites to assess skills
  • Courses are delivered in the Training Centre in Wellingborough, on client sites across the UK and occasionally overseas

Rewards

As a Training Instructor, you’ll receive:

  • A starting salary between £45,000 – £50,000
  • Generous mileage allowance or fully expensed company car depending on preference
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 08:30 – 17:00 working day, Mon – Fri (flexible part time role is also an option)

Requirements

The role would suit a Technical Trainer or Instructor working within another educational organisation or college, or experienced Maintenance Managers, Electricians & Multiskilled Engineers who have the required experience within an industrial environment and are keen to help others learn. You should have:

  • Knowledge & experience of PLCs, HMIs, SCADA, Drives or Industrial Networking
  • Experience working with leading PLC & Automation products e.g. Siemens (Step 7 Classic, TIA Portal, WinCC Flex, WinCC), Allen Bradley (RSLogix500 RSLogix5000/Studio5000), Mitsubishi (GX Developer/GXWorks), Beckhoff (TwinCAT), Omron PLCs
  • The ability to communicate clearly and a strong desire to help others learn
  • IT skills to be able to use relevant equipment
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Previous involvement with coaching, mentoring &/or developing colleagues or having delivered classroom led training would be advantageous

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