As an Improvement Trainer/Coach, you will support the Improvement strategies and priorities for Lean improvement across local companies. You will train, mentor and support apprentices undertaking Improvement Apprenticeships. This will include delivering Lean principles and some Six Sigma tools to upskill apprentices to implement improvement projects and embed Lean working.
- Improvement Trainer/Coaches will deliver training to local organisations
- Responsible for delivery of training, to achieve Level 4 Improvement Practitioner (Green Belt) within the workplace.
- Coach apprentices to become proficient, enabling participation within an improvement team.
- Coach tools and methodologies to assist in identifying improvement opportunities.
- Coach & support apprentices through problem solving (Lean improvement projects).
- Liaise with all levels in the organisation to facilitate the Lean Six Sigma Training programme
- Contribute to the overall strategic continuous improvement plan.
We are looking for passion and strong improvement leadership skills and a willingness to deliver training and coaching excellence in Lean Improvement Programmes.
If you meet the following requirements, be sure to get in touch:
- Experience in the introduction and implementation of Lean improvement programmes
- Knowledge, based on practical experience, of some areas of Lean methodologies, e.g., 5S/5C, 7 wastes, visual management, standardised work, setup improvement, line balance, problem-solving, value stream mapping, process mapping.
- Confident and assertive personality able to engage and deliver at all levels and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders.
- Strong organisational, analytical, and reporting skills
- Initiative and creativity, working well both on your own and in a team
- Experience within a training environment is preferred but not essential.
|Skills & Abilities||E- Essential D – Desirable|
|Ability to plan and manage own workload||E|
|Ability to use a variety of assessment methods in order to ensure effective differentiated learning||E|
|Strong communication skills, oral and written||E|
|Good administration and organisational skills||E|
|Ability to work with multimedia and new technology in a learning environment||E|
|Ability to respond positively and sympathetically to learners and provide appropriate support.||E|
|Ability to work as part of a team||E|
|Experience in the introduction and implementation of Lean improvement programmes||E|
|Experience of assessing apprenticeships||E|
|Experience of improving learner success||E|
|Experience of successful employer engagement within a college / training provider setting||D|
|Experience of using e portfolios||D|
|Experience of working with Awarding Bodies||D|
|Knowledge of Ofsted criteria (EIF)||E|
|Knowledge of most recent Government Initiatives||D|
|Knowledge, based on practical experience, of areas of Lean methodologies, e.g., 5S/5C, 7 wastes, visual management, standardised work, setup improvement, line balance, problem-solving, value stream mapping, process mapping||E|
|Qualifications and Training|
|L4 Teaching qualification / CTLLS or equivalent or willingness to undertake||E|
|A broad portfolio of professional and personal development||E|
|A1/TAQA award or willingness to work towards||$|
|L4 Improvement Practitioner/Green Belt qualification or equivalent industry experience||E|
|Level 2 or above in Functional Skills||E|
|NA College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect staff to share this commitment||E|
|Committed to achieving excellence through continuous improvement||E|
|Staff will always strive to achieve grade 1 or 2 during observations to demonstrate excellence in assessing||E|
|Willing to undertake new learning and personal development||E|
|Flexibility and readiness to adapt to changing circumstances and work to meet changing requirements and new ideas||E|
|Able to obtain a satisfactory DBS clearance||E|
|Ability to work flexibly to meet NA College requirements.||E|