Training and Development Specialist

Job Description

Training and Development Specialist

Do you want to be part of an award-winning company? A company that puts its people at the centre of everything it does? Do you want to work for a company that is ranked by Glassdoor as one of the best places to work in the UK? Then come and join Siemens Mobility.

In this role you will be responsible for the development, preparation, implementation, and follow-up for all technical, safety and operational training activities for internal (Mobility Rolling Stock) and external customers. Delivering training to Mobility Rolling Stock employees and external customers to develop technical competencies and skills required for Education and Skills to achieve strategic and contractual objectives. Consolidate training for the new fleet deployment, existing demand, and provision of new services to new customers through Education and Skills. Interface with a range of customers both internal and external to maintain a high level of communication and delivery of content.  

Deputise and fulfil the role of Senior Training and Development Specialist in the event of their absence.

Role will include travel within Europe for periods of time to aid in development of technical training content in line with contractual requirements

What are my responsibilities?

  • Delivery of the defined training courses as agreed with the Head of Training.
  • Review course content when significant changes to fleet or train subsystems require amendments.
  • Development of courses on business request for new fleet mobilisation or to expand current trainer portfolio. Agree course content with the Head of Training and ensure all courses are approved in line with the departmental process.
  • Carry out both safety critical and technical assessments as required
  • Use feedback from candidates and customers to review and develop course content when appropriate.
  • Using knowledge and understanding of diversity and its impact to develop materials and organise training accordingly.
  • Maintain personal competence to ensure the delivery of training is at the best practice standard and utilising current training techniques. Responsible for allocating and procuring resources to deliver the training plan and ensure customer satisfaction with service.
  • Leads the evaluation of the effectiveness of programmes for updating, enhancement and sharing of best practice.
  • Responsible for developing required safety critical, technical and operations assessments. 
  • Plan and carry out required safety critical, technical and operational assessments as defined by the relevant Competency Management  System and the relevant Grading Policy. 
  • To investigate, resolve and respond to customer feedback
  • Develop strong customer relationships at Production management, Fleet Performance level and understanding customer needs by anticipating emerging requirements. 
  • Identify where possible, business development opportunities from the customer. 
  • Identify risks to Education and Skills delivery and develops actions for mitigation.
  • Actively participate in our 3is improvement programme and drive implementation of improvements from the team.  Continuously develop cross functional and departmental processes.
  • Identify risks to Education and Skills delivery and develops actions for mitigation.
  • Takes part in validating both training and assessment packs created by the Education and Skills training team.
  • Implement safe systems and controls within your area of responsibility
  • Understand, implement and comply with the Siemens Rolling Stock EHS policies.   
  • Communicate and promotes health and safety responsibilities within the team. 
  • Take reasonable care to avoid acts or omissions that may have an environmental impact. 
  • Accept personal responsibility to take care of ourselves and any others affected by one’s own acts or omissions
  • Role Model behaviour and values consistent with Siemens Values, Siemens Rolling Stock Behaviours and Siemens Business Conduct Guidelines.
  • Monitor compliance to meet internal control procedures and take appropriate corrective action. 
  • Ensure awareness and understanding of Siemens compliance policies and ‘Tell Us’ ethos. Implement in areas of responsibility.
  • This role profile may vary from time to time in accordance with changes to business needs.   Your annual objective setting with your line manager will outline any additional responsibilities to meet business requirements or individual development needs for the forthcoming financial year. 
  • Deputises and fulfils the role of Senior Training and Development Specialist in the event of their absence.

What do I need to qualify for this job?


  • Technical knowledge of vehicle engineering maintenance procedures/practices.
  • Engineering ONC or equivalent qualification or experience. 
  • Experience within a Rail environment with technical engineering knowledge relating to Rolling Stock.
  • Good knowledge of IT systems/software. 
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques and experience of implementing change projects in an engineering environment.
  • Good understanding of health and safety legislation, can demonstrate implementation of health and safety procedures in safety critical environments.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral. 
  • Strong organisation/planning skills. 




  • Professional membership.
  • Trainer and assessor qualifications (NVQ Level 4 and A1) 
  • Working towards or have an internal verification qualification
  • Rolling Stock technical knowledge 
  • Excellent knowledge of systems and software 
  • Experience of managing change and employee relations. 
  • Good understanding of diversity and its impact on training

About us

We’re Siemens.  A collection of over 381,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them.   We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?

We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens.  Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application.  Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role.  We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do I need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance and pension. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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