Workshop Foreman

JWR Employment Specialists
November 16, 2023
Castlebar, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
To Be Confirmed
Education Requirements
Experience Requirements
Experience in a similar supervisory role. Experience in Mechanical (Fitting or Machining) or Metal Fabrication is preferred
Job Responsibilities
See job description
Job Industry
Construction, Engineering and Architecture
Depending on experience
Salary Currency
Job Order


JWR Employment Specialists are working with a Mechanical and Engineering Company who are specialists in bespoke fabrication to recruit a Workshop Foreman.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a fast growing and expanding business that support an equally fast-growing industry. Experience in Mechanical Fiiting/Machining or Metal Fabrication is desired.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for supervising our busy workshop, ensuring quality of the final products and supply within contractual delivery time
  • Ensure works are carried out in accordance with processes, completing all necessary
  • documentation and submitting to the office within agreed timescales
  • Develop and motivate staff to ensure they achieve maximum performance
  • Plan work activities and manpower
  • Conduct regular risk assessments of workshop activities, equipment, and processes.
  • Monitoring and reporting on production progress
  • Oversee housekeeping and availability of workshop tools, equipment and expendables.
  • Review the scope of works, drawings and establish production objectives, standards, and production schedules
  • Liaise with our design department to ensure workshop drawings are accurate & complete
  • Ensure all machinery and equipment in the workshop are well-maintained, properly operated, and equipped with necessary safety features
  • Timekeeping of workshop staff
  • Provide training and guidance to workshop personnel on safety protocols, best practices, and emergency procedures.
  • Oversee the receipt of materials to ensure they correspond to the paperwork and certificates received
  • communicate emergency response plans to handle accidents, fires, or other emergencies effectively.
  • Work to ISO9001, EN1090 & ISO45001 Standards.
  • Review workshop practices with an emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, cost effectiveness and timelines
  • Ensure Workplace Safety and Health policies, procedures and regulations are followed
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives
  • Safety Compliance: Ensure that all workshop activities comply with relevant health and safety regulations, company policies, and industry standards.

 Skills and Experience

  • Team player
  • Experience in a similar supervisory role
  • Experience in Mechanical (Fitting or Machining) or Metal Fabrication is preferred
  • Possess excellent communication and record keeping skills
  • Have the ability to read and interpret mechanical and structural drawings
  • Possess high level of motivation, initiative, and time management skills
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