Supervisor (Fabrication and Welding)

£34132 per annum
10 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Lindsay Hughes
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a commercial boat builder based in Pembroke Dock and specialise in designing and building steel and aluminium craft up to 40 metres in length for their worldwide customer base.

Key Responsibilities:

The role will involve the leadership of a team of approximately 20 production operatives, with the support of production team leaders, to ensure:

Compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standards
Achievement against daily-defined targets for operational Key Performance Indicator’s
Continuous development of team members and operational processes


Candidates should be:

• Experienced and appropriately qualified Fabricator/Welder, with hands on working knowledge of yard practices
• Experience of working in an environment with large scale fabrication projects
• Have proven experience of managing people effectively to deliver targets and required outputs
• Have a keen desire and proactive attitude towards modern manufacturing practices
• Possess and be able to demonstrate the drive and ability to bring new ideas to an established industry.

Desirable Skills:

• Previous experience of fabrication/welding practices on complex structures
• Experience of working within a world class, lean manufacturing environment.
• To have had exposure to estimating work from drawings
• Experience working with ERP/MRP systems and electronic Shop Floor Data Capture systems

This opportunity would suit someone who is looking to progress their supervisory career.

The ideal candidate needs to possess and be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge in the following 3 key areas:

• Skilled in Fabrication & Welding practices within an engineering yard
• Strong manager and leader of people
• An uncompromising and determined attitude to introduce and deliver modern manufacturing practices

Salary - £34,132 pa (£16.41/h, 40 hour week)

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