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Workshop Foreman 

Workshop Foreman 

Workshop Foreman

JWR Employment Specialists are working with a Mechanical and Engineering Company who are specialists in bespoke fabrication to recruit a Workshop Foreman.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a fast growing and expanding business that support an equally fast-growing industry. Experience in Mechanical Fiiting/Machining or Metal Fabrication is desired.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for supervising our busy workshop, ensuring quality of the final products and supply within contractual delivery time
  • Ensure works are carried out in accordance with processes, completing all necessary
  • documentation and submitting to the office within agreed timescales
  • Develop and motivate staff to ensure they achieve maximum performance
  • Plan work activities and manpower
  • Conduct regular risk assessments of workshop activities, equipment, and processes.
  • Monitoring and reporting on production progress
  • Oversee housekeeping and availability of workshop tools, equipment and expendables.
  • Review the scope of works, drawings and establish production objectives, standards, and production schedules
  • Liaise with our design department to ensure workshop drawings are accurate & complete
  • Ensure all machinery and equipment in the workshop are well-maintained, properly operated, and equipped with necessary safety features
  • Timekeeping of workshop staff
  • Provide training and guidance to workshop personnel on safety protocols, best practices, and emergency procedures.
  • Oversee the receipt of materials to ensure they correspond to the paperwork and certificates received
  • communicate emergency response plans to handle accidents, fires, or other emergencies effectively.
  • Work to ISO9001, EN1090 & ISO45001 Standards.
  • Review workshop practices with an emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, cost effectiveness and timelines
  • Ensure Workplace Safety and Health policies, procedures and regulations are followed
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives
  • Safety Compliance: Ensure that all workshop activities comply with relevant health and safety regulations, company policies, and industry standards.

 Skills and Experience

  • Team player
  • Experience in a similar supervisory role
  • Experience in Mechanical (Fitting or Machining) or Metal Fabrication is preferred
  • Possess excellent communication and record keeping skills
  • Have the ability to read and interpret mechanical and structural drawings
  • Possess high level of motivation, initiative, and time management skills