Technician Trainer

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Date: 04-Feb-2023

Location: Manchester, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:399475


Location: Manchester, M12 4HRThere is flexibility on a base site in the North West namely Manchester, Widnes or Liverpool and there will be travel between sites.


Appointment Basis:  Permanent


Apply by: 17th of February 2023


Salary: Circa £45,000 - £50,000 DOE plus benefits


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.


Employing 6,000 people within the UK & Ireland, we are the prominent supplier of new trains and train services, and a leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider. Alstom have built, or are building, just under 40% of the UK mainline train fleet, as well as the entire fleets in service with London Underground and Dublin Luas.


Are you seeking to enhance your career and join us on our journey as our Technician Trainer and make your mark with a globally renowned organisation in the rail sector? This is an exciting opportunity for a self-starter who is passionate and has the willingness to learn and develop.


The Railway industry today is characterised by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanisation and increasing demands for mobility.

The position of Technician Trainer is critical in maintaining the capability of Alstom to meet the demands of our customers, as well as ensuring a safe and healthy workplace for all employees.


Purpose of role


As part of Alstom’s Training & Department capability, the role is to develop and assess Technicians in a timely and cost-effective manner.  Working closely and in partnership with the Training Manager, and local Trainer/Assessors to identify appropriate training solutions, assess capability and manage the technician landscape in terms of G1 and G2 technician numbers / development.


What are my key responsibilities?


  • Management of Technician development
  • To provide regular and timely updates / feedback and KPI'S to the Training Manager, HR, and Depot Managers
  • Conduct Training Needs Analysis for Technician training and development
  • Carry out Detailed, Design and Development of training targeted at Technicians
  • Review and amend existing training material as required
  • Delivery of training packages to Technicians
  • Assess technicians against G1 and G2 standards
  • Ensure training and assessment processes are audit compliant
  • Stays informed as to relevant skill and qualification levels required by Technicians for effective performance and circulate requirements and relevant information to the organisation as appropriate
  • Assist in the maintenance and control of the training database / record keeping systems
  • Ensure all training activities and materials meet with relevant organisational and statutory policies, including health and safety, employment, and equality laws
  • Benchmark and share best practice with other ALSTOM businesses and external companies, keeping abreast of new thinking on learning tools and technologies
  • Develop self and maintain knowledge in relevant field at all times



What do I need to qualify for this job?


At Alstom we are agile, inclusive, and responsible in everything we do. These principles form our values and behaviours and are an essential component of our assessment process and are fundamental qualities that we seek for all roles.


Candidate Requirements


Essential Qualifications


  • Level 3 Engineering qualifications - Mechanical and Electrical (Level 3 if an experienced Rail Technician).  You will need to be dual skilled for this role
  • Current assessing qualification (Full training provided if required)
  • Excellent written and oral skills.




  • Teaching Qualification
  • Experience in conducting in depth Training Needs Analysis, including the identification of Training Objectives, Enabling Objectives and Key Learning Points, including the production of a Training Task Inventory.
  • Experience in the Detailed Design, Development, Delivery, Assessment and Evaluation of high quality re-usable training packages.
  • Experience in the production of high-quality training documentation/ technical publications, aide memoires, training aids and student hand-outs.
  • Experience as a Rolling Stock Technician or equivalent in a similar industry.


What we offer


We offer a highly competitive renumeration package, 25 days annual leave (with the opportunity to increase to 30 days), plus 8 bank holiday days. Healthcare, life assurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive, and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?


We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief. As a 'Disability Confident' employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.





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