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Driver Trainer / Assessor

Rochester Depot
Salary Details:
£36,000 + Bonus
About The Company

Wren Kitchens are not only passionate about kitchens, we are passionate about our people! We have achieved incredible milestones over the years; opening over 100 showrooms, launching in the USA, and winning multiple awards including the UK’s Number 1 place to work!

This is thanks to our team, the Wren family, who have inspired us to push limits and make a difference. With our exponential growth, we are looking for incredible individuals to join us and continue our success story!

About The Role
Due to the continued growth of our business, we are delighted to announce that we are recruiting a Driver Trainer to work from our Rochester Depot.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of an award-winning transport team, who have won numerous awards for Operational, Business and H&S excellence over the last two years. We are also the winners of 5 nominations at the 2021 Motor Transport Awards including:
  • Operational Excellence
  • Business Excellence
  • Home Delivery Operator of the Year
  • Safety in Operation
  • Training
As well as working for an award-winning team, you'll also benefit from great opportunities to progress in your career on one of our approved pathways, participate in training to further advance your skills and we'll even put you through qualifications to help enhance your personal development!
Main responsibilities
  • Supervise employees who are undergoing training or assessment, retrain / coach any staff member observed contravening company procedures, breaches of compliance and health & safety; report / record in writing improvement measures taken
  • Observe and improve delivery team performance through coaching / recording for further action as required
  • Ensure Drivers’ licences are checked in accordance with company procedures and that accurate records are kept
  • Ensure own knowledge of workplace legislation, compliance and any other industry changes are kept up to date to become departmental experts
  • Ensure daily contact with the transport management team to plan and prioritise workload
  • Drivers’ tachograph infringements that the driver requires coaching on are done within the time scale. 
  • Deliver inductions for every new Driver
  • Deliver annual driving assessments for all Drivers
  • Ensure paperwork for all assessments / inductions is fully completed to the highest standards and filed and uploaded onto the internal portal
About You
  • Hold a valid Cat C license with no more than 6 penalty points
  • Ability to deliver driver CPC
  • Flexible approach to work to ensure all Drivers including are covered. This may involve the occasional overnight stay and visits to other sites to assist in assessments
  • Supervision or leadership experience
  • Good knowledge of compliance
  • Experience in a similar role
Applicants for this role who are offered employment will be subject to a basic criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.