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FLT / MHE Lead Instructor

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To lead a team of trainers within the DC and ensure all processes within that function are carried out to the specified standards required, in a safe manner, ensuring operational efficiencies are identified and maximised.

To manage all aspects of mechanical handling equipment to include training and support.

To deliver health & safety training and support the Distribution Centre Health & Safety Manager

Challenges, persuades and positively influences upwards, peers and team members, drawing upon expertise and experience.

Uses initiative and professional experience to make clear decisions.  Being prepared to make difficult decisions and be assertive by providing rational explanations.

Manages their own time and that of others to effectively deliver the end goals being flexible with hours to support business needs and attend meetings / training. 

Supporting the delivery of the business strategy through input and implementation of the DC safety strategy.

Establish all Safe Systems of Work & Risk Assessments for their area of responsibility ensuring they are up to date and that their team fully understand these and have signed up to them.

Support the Distribution Health & Safety Manager in the completion of site audits, inspections, incident & accident investigations and contractor control, etc

Probes and listens carefully, presents information in a clear and appropriate style making technical information clear.

Mechanical Handling Equipment

Support the supplier relationship for mechanical handling equipment to ensure all required equipment is provided in line with business needs, delivered on time and to the correct specification.  This should be in line with RTITB recommendations to include LOLER, service and defect processes.  Suitable monthly SLA / KPI meeting to be held with MHE provider and minutes / actions produced.

To follow LOLER written processes.

To ensure MHE related T-Cards / BOA’s and any other documentation is relevant.

To monitor use of all MHE related processes and feedback on findings to the senior management team.
To advise and review trends regarding MHE accidents / investigations and BOA’s.  To lead all investigations (following the correct process) required involving the training team, MHE supplier or external trainers.  Next steps / recommendations to be communicated.

Review training capacity to ensure it meets operational requirements. Plan team resource accordingly.  This is to include a documented hand over process to the receiving department to support transition of trained team members.  Formal feedback to be reviewed and follow up actions if required.

Active involvement in monitoring all aspects of MHE use, providing feedback to senior management, H&S and supporting departments where required.

Review training content and update as required, ensuring all training is in line with RTITB / IITSAR recommendations and deliver training to these standards

Keeping updated on changes to the standards of RTITB, ITTSAR to ensure out training is fit for purpose

Auditing using RTITB guide on documentation and training matrix for accuracy our systems

Ensure consistency on MHE processes inline with other AS Watson sites

To ensure MHE audit is compliant and covers key areas (including all elements of H&S). 

FLT instructor skill’s are maintained in line with industry / company bets practice.

Act as the technical advisor for all MHE related activities, utilising external resource where required.


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