• Auto Body Industry Technical Trainer

    Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/24/2018 1:19 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-5584
    Category
    Training
  • Overview

     

    Boyd Autobody & Glass has an exciting opportunity an individual looking to advance their career in the autobody industry. We are a fast paced, high volume organization that is looking for a dynamic individual who works well in a team environment, is diligent, and takes pride in customer service.

     

    The Role

     

    Reporting to the Director of Learning and Development, the Technical Trainer is responsible for delivering training programs, coaching repair center staff, specifically technicians, working to ensure that technicians have the knowledge and skills to properly and safely repair vehicles.  This role also works with the leadership team to bring forward issues that may improve the technical capabilities and skills.

    Compensation & Benefits

    • Competitive Wages
    • Flex Benefit Plan, Health, Dental and Vision
    • Short and Long Term Disability



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    Responsibilities

    • Delivers technical training, including I-Car courses, PPG refinishing and any other identified requirements.
    • Visit repair centers to assess technical capabilities, including individual technician’s knowledge, skills and abilities, through observation, experience, and dialogue.
    • Provides coaching to technicians regarding the application of technical skills and building efficiencies in the repair process.
    • Works with technicians and the leadership team to proactively recommend classes, including I-Car, PPG and any additional courses that can help technicians improve their knowledge and skills.
    • Monitor and coach for full compliance on our QC processes, including the proper use of the QC sheet.
    • Assess the capabilities of the repair centers in the assigned area of responsibility to deliver complete and safe repairs by maintaining the proper collision repair tools and equipment.  Provide documented feedback to the location and leadership team when tools and equipment need to be upgraded or repaired.
    • Develop clinics to improve technical training and collision repair skills.  Works with technical trainers on the team to ensure that a consistent message is being delivered across the network of repair centers in Canada and the US.
    • Stay current on the latest advancements in the collision repair process and techniques.  
    • Works as an active member of the Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) Team and supports overall CIP initiatives such as the sustainable implementation of the WOW Operating Way.
    • Complete and retain all training documentation, including class sign in sheets, I-Car documentation and training evaluations.
    • Follows all company policies with regard to expense control and expense documentation and properly maintains company assets, including trainer’s tools.
    • Attends required continuing professional education.

    Qualifications

    • Completed course of studies at a post-secondary school preferred.
    • I-Car instructor certification (including welding certifications) is required.  If a candidate is not a certified I-Car instructor, the candidate must be willing and able to be qualified to be an I-Car instructor.
    • At least 7 years of experience working in the collision repair industry.
    • At least 2 years of experience delivering training is preferred.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • High level of independently planning and organizing work with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to communicate, motivate and cooperate with all levels of staff.
    • Knowledge of computer applications, including the Internet, Google platform, and Microsoft Office applications.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license and be insurable under the company’s auto liability insurance policies.
    • Must be able to travel up to 30%, including overnight travel.
    • Legally authorized to work in Canada

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