Welding Foreman

Location Glasgow
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Heather Sweetman

Contact email: heather@superior-recruitment.com
Published: about 2 months ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Welding Foreman on behalf of our client based in Glasgow. This is a full time permanent role.

Job Summary

As Welding Foreman you will be involved in the planning and execution of welding related activities for each and every project. You will have strong leadership capabilities and aim to mentor all welding personnel in a right first-time attitude. Daily and weekly reporting requirements to your line manager and any other works as deemed relevant to the role.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Promote a safety-first culture

  • Ensure Route cards are completed in line with Project activities

  • Promote a right first-time mentality in quality

  • Complete activities in line with schedule and in Budget

  • Report progress weekly to production manager

  • Review production build sequence, Creating Learning from Experience

  • Drawing interpretation to ensure works are carried out safely and correctly.

  • Ensuring minimum downtime on any given task, by means of forward thinking to ensure resource is utilized correctly.

  • Coach and mentor to instil a right first-time culture.

  • Be accountable for own actions and ensure all platers are responsible for their workmanship.

  • Monitor performance and report any issues to line manager.

  • Liaise with Quality team to ensure seamless inspection process

  • Hold daily toolbox talks with the team, updating on all Safety, quality, schedule, and company info.

  • Complete shift handover document where required

  • Be responsible for the day to day running of all welding personnel and related tasks.

  • Welding consumable stock control.

Primary Objectives

  • Ensure Welding activities are carried out safely with high quality and delivered to schedule and within budget.

  • Proactive schedule review highlighting issues/blockers in advance

  • Resource allocation to ensure work continues in line with schedule

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proven experience within a large-scale fabrication environment.

  • Sound knowledge of manual welding processes.

  • The ability to troubleshoot and be proactive in their approach to managing a diverse workforce.

  • Proficient in the use of IT applications including MS office suite.

  • Great communication skills, with the ability to engage with colleagues and stakeholders at multiple levels.

  • H&S awareness always.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years working experience within a similar role/environment.

  • HNC educated in a relevant discipline. Welding/Fabrication etc. or relevant work experience.

Physical Demands

  • Position may be subject to some physically demanding tasks I.e. Climbing ladders, working at height, access and egress through manholes or confined spaces.

Work Environment

  • Fabrication shed

  • Office

All necessary PPE and training will be provided by the company before you are asked to work in high-risk environments.

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.