Workshop Supervisor

Location Renfrew
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Sophie Proudfoot

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Published: 20 days ago

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

Job Summary

To supervise the welding and fabrication facility in line with company vision. To utilise expertise with materials and processes to continue developing the skill set of the team. Run the training school to a high standard and ensure all trainees receive exceptional training, with timely certification. Develop relationships with clients to contribute to the growth plans for the business.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all teams working on welding and fabrication projects, regardless of location, are operating safely and to a high standard.

  • Complete site meetings to agree scope of works and ‘best practice’ for working on site

  • Contribute to design and installation of all projects

  • Build relationships with clients to ensure JTSW is the go to specialist for continued welding and fabrication needs.

  • Motivate the team towards collective goals

  • Ability to read and interpret Engineering and fabrication drawings

  • Design and implement team training programmes

  • Effective management of resource including holidays

  • Develop team members to allow for career progression within team

  • Effective decision making considering impact on overall business, project and team members.

  • Welding and fabrication as required in workshop and site

  • Extensive knowledge of oil and gas/marine and structural welding/fabrication works and standards.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Team management and supervision

  • Time served welder/fabricator.

  • Quality assurance

  • Knowledge of NDE processes and supporting documentation

  • Expert knowledge of welding standards

  • Training and coaching of team

  • IT Skills including excel and word

  • Reporting

  • Planning and scheduling

  • Ability to work well in a team

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

  • At least 10 years of experience as a welder/fabricator and 5 years of experience in training and supervision. An NC/HNC in welding/fabrication and CISWIP qualified.

  • Extensive experience working with many materials including but not limited to mild steel, austenitic stainless steel, aluminium, titanium, Inconel.

  • Expert knowledge of welding and fabrication operation and procedures including:

    • Manual Metal Arc (MMA)

    • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG)

    • Metal Active/Metal Inert Gas (MAG/MIG)

    • Gas shielded Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)

    • Oxy-Acetylene cutting/welding

    • Machine/workshop power tools and machinery.

Physical Demands

This role is physically demanding as you will be involved in heavy Fabrication and welding projects. You may be required to work in every kind of weather on site and offshore. We will also require confined space and working at heights in this role.

Work Environment

Onshore workshop, site welding/fabrication and offshore, mobilisations and demobilisations when required. Traveling abroad may be required.

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.