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Workshop Manager (Steel Fabrication)

  • Location

    Leominster, Herefordshire

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anthony Andrews

  • Contact email:

    anthony@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    AA29706_1551456605

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

The Role

Reporting to the Production Manager, the role will require a high level of autonomy and reliability. On a daily basis you will work within both the factory and offices, driving a team of workshop operatives, fabricators and welders to achieve required production levels. An ability to think always be positive, outside the box, problem solve and instil a continuous improvement culture are essential traits. You must have a desire to achieve the highest quality products in the most efficient manner possible.

Responsibilities

Manage a team of fabricators, welders & machine operatives through the production process.
Liaise daily with Production Manager to fully understand customer requirements and lead times.
Ensure production deadlines are met.
Ensure quality standards are met.
Promote a culture of continuous improvement.
Ensure all Health & Safety requirements are met & in line with regulations.
Work closely with maintenance / engineering to ensure all machinery & equipment is in good working order.

Requirements:

Experience of managing a workshop department (5 years +).
MIG welding & fabrication experience (5 years +).
Ability to read & interpret CAD drawings.
Strong planning, time management & organisational skills.
Ability to take direction from management but also lead from the front.
Would suit candidates from a heavy steel / welding / fabrication background.

£30,000 - £40,000 annual salary.
Based in Leominster.
Monday to Friday 7am to 5:30pm.