R50 000 – R75 000 a month
management of staff, 10 years (Required)
fabrication, 10 years (Required)
Full Job Description
A top leading industry in steel fabrication business located in Johannesburg is expanding rapidly and is searching for an experienced Steel Fabrication Workshop Manager. The business has a collection of multinational customers and has a proven history just for delivering medium and heavy steel fabrication solutions.
Reporting to the Managing Director the successful applicant will lead a continuous improvement mind-set and culture.
This person will be accountable for the complete operational function of the steel fabrication business and spear head a team of 120 people.
Duties & Responsibilities
Offer direction and leadership to the production team of foreman, boilermakers, coded welders, quality control inspectors and other artisans
Lead employee hiring, training, development and performance evaluation
Make sure that fabrication projects are done on time, within budget and to ISO standards
Communicate with clients to keep them up to date on progress of existing fabrication projects and solve any production / quality queries
Provide costing/quoting for steel fabrication projects (e.g. mining equipment, pressure vessels, stainless food equipment, etc.)
Manage procurement of required steel and many service providers (machine shops and painters)
Qualifications and Skills
B.Eng / BTech in Mechanical Engineering or relevant qualifications
Must have at least 10 years’ experience in managing a fabrication workshop with at least a staff complement of 50 people
Proven technical knowledge of general steel fabrication (medium and heavy) along with managing budgets, contracts and quality control is important
Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings
Must have experience in steel fabrication processes across a variety of sectors including pressure vessels, mining equipment, stainless food equipment, etc.
A good understanding of commercial, contractual and financial matters
Strong computer skills and a strong understanding of Microsoft packages
Hands on management approach with a dynamic attitude
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: R50,000.00 to R75,000.00 /month
management of staff: 10 years (Required)
fabrication: 10 years (Required)