Welding and Fabrication Team Leader

Temp-Perm Adam Lloyd, Recruitment Consultant in Engineering
  • Post Date: 16/02/2021
  • Salary: £27,000.00 - £29,600.00 / per Annum
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Job Description

Job Specifications:

  • Improve the performance of the team by encouraging flexibility and multi-skilling of all work colleagues by recognising and developing the training needs of the team/individual.
  • Hold a start of shift meeting with the team.  Establish daily objectives and allocate work.
  • Improve the general housekeeping within the factory, using the 5’s disciplines available.
  • Ensure that all team members work in a safe manner and adhere to safety directives.
  • Report any Health & Safety matters including accidents immediately to the Production Manager.
  • Able to make relevant decisions to change or improve manufacturing processes in order to reduce internal lead time and improve workflow.
  • Carry out regular inspections to ensure that the quality of all fabricated and welded components are to the acceptable standards.
  • Make sure that the manning of all processes are correct at all times and ensure that suitable cover is in place when required.

Person Specification:

  • Ideally you will be apprentice trained, time served fabricator/welder with an excellent understanding of sheet metal manufacturing
  • Be able to interpret and work from CAD created engineering drawings
  • Have previous experience of working as a supervisor running a team of up to 10 skilled fabricator and welders
  • Worked in a fast paced production environment where efficiency and quality are key
  • Have a keen eye for quality and able to work with the quality team to ensure a “right first time” approach to work
  • Be able to monitor and achieve production KPI’s, liaising with other section heads to ensure workflow through the factory is smooth. Keeping internal lead times to a minimum and ensuring delivery to customer is “on time”
  • NEBS Supervisory management qualification or equivalent would be desirable
  • Minimum Level 3 (NVQ) in fabrication and welding is essential
  • MIG and TIG welding experience of thin gauge steel is essential and Aluminium TIG welding would also be desirable.

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