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Fabrication/Welding Workshop Manager - South East

£45000 - £55000 per annum - Mechanical & Electrical
Ref: 507 Date Posted: Thursday 21 Mar 2019
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My client is currently looking for an experienced and ambitious Fabrication / Welding Workshop Manager for their busy boat building site in the Southampton area, my client are expert's in the production of work boats - job details as follows - 


  • To layout and organise the production process to provide maximum efficiency and process control.
  • To ensure commercial aspects of all decisions are made a priority
  • Implement and maintain strict quality controls across the fabrication process
  • To ensure team members are fully trained:- to use the relevant machines and equipment; to be able to read technical drawings; to produce the required quality; and to maximise efficiency
  • To manage the department and ensure that all employees fulfil their respective responsibilities.
  • To apply best practice in work methods and material handling to reduce hazards and risk of accidents and to ensure a safe working environment which complies with Health & Safety Standards
  • To develop personnel in line with their capabilities, expectations and the company’s requirements
  • To actively seek and apply continuous improvements to all processes including the management system

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Experience within the Boat Building Industry
  • Previous experience in similar environments
  • Good understanding of fabrication and welding processes
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements
  • Understanding of company quality procedures and specific customer requirements
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers on quality and service
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and lead and manage others to achieve desired results
  • Management experience
  • Team leadership and motivational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results oriented change agent who is an effective business systems thinker
  • Excellent Communicator

The salary is negotiable depending on experience, my client offers a great full time package. If this is a position that you are interested in then please get in touch with LNS Recruitment in the office or apply online with your CV.