Operations Training Advisor

Posted 25 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameChloe Miller

Job description

Our client is seeking an Operations Training Advisor to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis, based in Muir of Ord.

As the Operations Training Advisor you will ensure all Operator Training is efficiently planned and executed across site.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, deliver, evaluate, document, continually improve. Build on the existing training materials and methods to make it as impactful as possible and deliver the safest and most repeatable tasks to ensure a quality product. Result should be a more engaged workforce.

  • Identify training and development needs within an organisation through job analysis, appraisal schemes and regular consultation with business managers and human resources departments.

  • Design and expand training and development programmes based on the needs of the organisation and the individual.

  • Use a task-based approach to further develop training material content and training delivery methods. Match the training needs to the learning objectives.

  • Target a 70/20/10 approach, Experience (70%), Exposure (20%), and Education (10%) (or the 3 E's). Facilitate learning that occurs directly on the job and learning that occurs when co-workers share information.

  • Create and/or deliver a range of training using written training materials, classroom, video, practical, mentoring, shadowing and/or following programs on the job (OTJ) and blended learning.

  • Consider the costs of planned programmes and keep within budgets. Plan and assess the 'return on investment' of any training or development programme.

  • Further develop effective induction programmes for new staff

  • Monitor and review the progress of trainees through questionnaires and discussions with managers.

  • Manage the delivery of training and development programmes.

  • Ensure that statutory training requirements are met.

  • Amend and revise programmes as necessary, in order to adapt to changes occurring in the work environment.

  • Researching and recommending new training techniques to HR, creating the curriculum and updating it to reflect developments within the industry.


  • Interpersonal skills that enable you to work with people at all levels of an organisation, motivate others and change people's attitudes when necessary.

  • Written and spoken communication skills that allow you to inform and advise others clearly.

  • Presentation skills.

  • IT skills.

  • Problem-solving and negotiation skills.

  • Initiative and the ability to offer new ideas.

  • Strong teamworking skills and a collaborative approach to learning.

  • Organisational and planning skills to manage your time and to meet deadlines and objectives.

  • Good time-keeping skills and the ability to multitask to enable you to effectively manage training schedules.

  • Proactive, enthusiastic and innovative approach to work.

  • Personal commitment to improving your own knowledge and skills and a passion for continuing learning and development.


  • Prior work experience in a similar role and with experience in a 24/7 Manufacturing environment.

  • Ideally degree qualified.

  • Experience in Training or HR role.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference PR/064839

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.