Plastering Trainer



Plastering Trainer – British Gypsum – Kirkby Thore (Cumbria)

'Making the world a better home' – Saint-Gobain's purpose, we have a history spanning more than 350 years and have a responsibility to address the major challenges faced by humanity. We are on a journey to make the world a beautiful and sustainable place to live and have pledged to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050!

At British Gypsum (Saint-Gobain) we committed to provide products and solutions that meet the present and future needs of our industry using resources responsibly. Our commitment is based on three pillars: environmental, Social and Economic.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join as an Plastering Trainer with British Gypsum (Saint-Gobain) where you are representing British Gypsum's industry leading training in Academy, E-Learning and On-Site settings; facilitating the high competence development of customers across all sectors, fostering new industry talent, and enhancing the quality and productivity of our contractor partners.

As an Plastering Trainer member you will be involved in the following:

Delivering the Academy Prospectus with excellence across all channels, promoting best practice and quality in new and existing operatives and supervisors, providing accurate and up-to-date guidance on BG product and system installation.
Provides site-based guidance on installation, fault-finding, quality and waste reduction best practice, and safe handling of British Gypsum products and systems – including toolbox talks, product inductions and informal competence assessment.
Maintains knowledge of drylining and finishing industry best practice, contractor site-based trends, regulatory changes and internal policy impacts upon the way training is received or delivered in high-performance solutions. Is able to deliver the full suite of Academy courses, across all channels, whilst maintaining specialism in key areas of expert knowledge.
Facilitates engagement with new entrants and trainees from external bodies such as schools and state or private colleges in fields associated with British Gypsum products and systems – either by playing host, or visiting relevant locations, to support development of careers in drylining and plastering
Attends and supports customer events at request of Sales or directly to demonstrate the range of British Gypsum courses, or with specific focus on the installation and best practice support of Products and Systems.Am I who you are looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we're agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we're supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

To be suitable for the Plastering Trainer role you need to have:

Experience in Plastering, Joinery or dry lining.
NVQ Level 2 Plastering, or Joinery equivalent.
Team engagement and supervision.
Professional conduct in safety sensitive working conditions.
Communication, presentation or sales experience.
Working use of Zoom, MS Teams, Skype or similar digital communication tool
Working use of Microsoft Office products such as Powerpoint, Word, Excel and Outlook
Trade or industry specific qualifications in installation or training delivery (NVQ Level 2 Plastering) – mandatory.
Practical skills, technical knowledge, presentation and communication, attention to detail, enquiring, operational policy knowledge.There are 32+ fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. However, 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.

This vacancy is working for British Gypsum Saint-Gobain, Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You in?

What are the benefits?

In addition to benefitting from a significant focus on your own personal development, you will also have access to:

Competitive basic salary plus bonus.
Company, laptop, mobile phone.
31 days' holiday including the statutory bank holidays (Increasing to 33 with service).
A defined share purchasing scheme (Each month you put away an agreed amount from your 'pre-tax' pay and we use it to buy Saint-Gobain shares for you. As an added bonus, for every four shares you buy Saint-Gobain will give you an extra share free of charge).
As an employee, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
Staff discounts and various other benefits.The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

So are you up for handling the ultimate, frontline responsibility for a business and its goals? Could you help sustain a world class reputation? Then apply today

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