Production & Workshop Supervisor

Tilbury, Essex
£40000.00 - 50000.00
+ Bonus
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Position: Production & Workshop Supervisor
Location: Tilbury, Essex
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus
Employment Type: Full-Time

About Us
My Client is a thriving and innovative company located in Tilbury, Essex, specializing in the design, manufacture, installation, sales, repair, and examination of lifting, securing, and height safety equipment. Our expertise extends to structural steelwork, marine, and general engineering.

Job Summary
We are looking for a highly skilled Production & Workshop Supervisor with a strong background in structural steel and welding fabrication. In this role, you will oversee the daily operations of a busy steel fabrication workshop, ensuring efficient workflow, adherence to quality and safety standards, and timely completion of projects. This position offers a unique opportunity to work on a variety of specialized products and projects, moving beyond standard construction steelwork.

Key Responsibilities
Supervision: Oversee the day-to-day schedule and activities of the steel fabrication workshop, ensuring operations run smoothly and safely.
Scheduling: Collaborate with the operations manager to program and prioritize the manufacturing schedule, adapting to changing deadlines and site delivery requirements.
Workforce Management: Prioritize and coordinate the workforce to meet production goals and deadlines, providing direction and support as needed.
Drawing Review: Review fabrication drawings before issuing them to the workshop, ensuring accuracy and clarity.
Problem-Solving: Work closely with designers to identify and resolve issues that may arise during the fabrication process.
Quality Control: Conduct quality checks on products before delivery, ensuring they meet company and client standards.
Process Improvement: Implement job management and workplace organization practices to enhance efficiency and compliance with health and safety regulations.
Staff Support: Motivate, support, and assist in training reviews for workshop staff.
Briefings & Talks: Conduct workshop briefings and toolbox talks to communicate important information and updates.
Stock Management: Manage and reorder stock of welding consumables and equipment as needed.
PPE Management: Issue and monitor personal protective equipment (PPE) for workshop staff.
Document Control: Maintain control of manufacturing documents and records in line with EN1090 and ISO9001 management systems.
Audit Preparation: Prepare for and participate in workshop audits for EN1090, ISO9001, and ISO45001 management systems.
Experience: Significant experience in structural steel and welding fabrication, with a proven track record in a supervisory or managerial role within a steel fabrication workshop.
Skills: Strong understanding of steel fabrication processes, welding techniques, and workshop operations. Proficiency in reading and interpreting fabrication drawings.
Leadership: Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team, with excellent organizational and communication skills.
Quality & Safety: Familiarity with quality control processes and health and safety regulations in a workshop environment.
Compliance Knowledge: Understanding of EN1090 and ISO9001 management systems and their application in a manufacturing setting.

Competitive Salary: £40,000 - £50,000, based on experience, plus a performance-based bonus.
Career Development: Opportunities for professional growth and advancement within a growing company.
Challenging Projects: Work on a diverse range of projects, providing innovative and customized solutions.
Supportive Environment: Join a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and supportive work environment.
Company Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, pension plan, and paid leave.

Hammond Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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