Trainee / Experienced Fabrication Supervisor


Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Trainee / Experienced Fabrication Supervisor

Location: Leicester

Salary: £28k - £34k per annum

Job type: Full Time - Permanent.

ADS Laser is the premier metal laser cutting, precision folding, fabricating and finishing company in the UK. From Bespoke to Volume Solutions we work on a wide range of projects from intricately designed Point of Sale materials to volume components that find their way into Rail systems for systems for a range of large high profile industry customers.

The Role/Candidate:

Supervise the fabrication department to ensure that the quality of workmanship is in line with customer specifications and company standards and that jobs are completed on time.

Main duties:

  • Liaise with Production Manager and agree production schedule on daily basis
  • Ensure jobs are completed on time to maximise on time deliveries (OTD)
  • Liaise with all line managers to check dates and flow of work
  • Assess the most appropriate process for completing each job efficiently
  • Ensure Fabricators are completing job packs fully and accurately
  • Ensure all staff accurately record their time on TruTops Fab (TTF)
  • Review job packs and resolve issues noted by Fabricators
  • Clarify any queries with customers, and take lead on sensitive customer issues
  • Monitor stock levels of consumables and fittings and reorder as required in a cost effective manner
  • Monitor first time accuracy and productivity KPIs on a monthly basis and look for ways to improve performance
  • Monitor individual staff on accuracy and productivity on a daily basis and set targets to reduce rework costs
  • Ensure all staff (especially new trainees) are properly trained
  • Manage staff in terms of overtime, holiday requests, absence and training needs in line with company policies
  • Monitor performance of Staff and take the lead on informal/formal performance appraisals
  • Any other duties consistent with the role.

Skills and experience:

  • Time / apprentice served fabrication and proficient working with Stainless/Aluminium/ Mild Steel, including Steel finishing
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, 1st and 3rd angle projection and weld symbols
  • Understand production efficiency
  • Good IT skills
  • Previous supervisory experience desirable
  • Self-motivated and focused, able to motivate others, with a flexible attitude
  • Good attention to detail, with high levels of accuracy and focus on quality output
  • Able to work on and use own initiative and problem solve
  • Strong communication, team working and people skills
  • Demonstrate a professional and courteous attitude
  • Act with integrity and honesty
  • Positive attitude to innovation and change
  • Looking to build a career in a successful and fast growing business.

In return you will receive:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Non contractual quarterly bonus scheme
  • Above statutory holiday entitlement
  • Additional service linked holiday
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Day Shift - 40 hour working week, Monday - Thursday, Friday 06.30 - 12.30
  • Pension scheme
  • Company workwear and PPE provided
  • Commitment to investing in training and development
  • Onsite parking
  • Staff canteen
  • We are a successful and fast growing business
  • We have relocated to the Fox's site in Braunstone and are heavily investing in upgrading the site and its facilities.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Welding Team Supervisor, Shop Floor Supervisor, Team Leader, Shop Floor Coordinator, Engineering Team Coordinator, Shop Floor Team Leader, Engineering Team Supervisor, Manufacturing Supervisor, Manufacturing Team Leader, Fabrication Team Leader, Fabrication Supervisor, Fabrication Team Supervisor, Engineering Team Leader, Shift Supervisor, Shift Manager, Production Supervisor, Shift Operations Manager, Shift Coordinator, Production Supervisor will also be considered for this role.

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