Training and Technical Support Representative

26 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
p.sg_paragrph {font-size: 12px;} Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile? Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? - The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Training and Technical Support Representative opportunity primarily based in East Leake, Leicestershire but national travel will be required.

What impact will you have in this role?

This role is working with British Gypsum where you will be responsible for working with colleges and sub-contractors for training delivery and routes to employment for students. You will also support delivery of a range of training for trades and professions members and resellers across the construction industry within the UK so as to build and maintain technical competence whilst promoting the British Gypsum brand. You will provide Consumer Strategy support with practical activity and a high knowledge and understanding in relation to Plasters, Interiors and building knowledge.

In the role as a Training and Technical Support Representative you will;

  • Develop a strategy in supporting Plasterers into employment, working with colleges and developing relationships with sub-contractors to build routes to employment for students within the Thistle College Partnership nationally.
  • Deliver a range of training interventions for individuals from the construction trade and professions enabling the building of capability and promotion of British Gypsum products across the market place.
  • Responds to internal or external requests to work at a customer site and assist in capability development and application so as to support the embedding of learning. Lead development in working with colleges nationally for the delivery of Plastering and Interior Systems Dry Lining qualifications.
  • Work with internal departments on new product development support also responding to sales enquiries to demonstrate new products to customers so as to build awareness and understanding of the new products and encourage customers to buy.
  • Identify and recommend improvements in the training agenda and ways of working across the academy, Colleges and sub-contractors so as to optimise team effectiveness, efficiency and students into employment.
What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

In order to be successful in this role, you must have/be;

  • Significant experience in a trade background in plastering, dry lining fixer with possible Joinery related backgrounds.
  • Highly flexible and can adapt their diary to respond to customer needs.
  • Able to travel nationally with stopovers on a frequent basis (once every few weeks).
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Highly organised and able to self-manage workload.
Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first - the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with British Gypsum this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to 'Create great living places and improve people's daily life'. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.
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