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Job ID
Posting Date
Not disclosed
Job type
Full time
Career level
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
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Smart Recruitment

Fabrication Manager

Job description

My clients well established specialise in the manufacture and supply of high quality architectural features , façade systems, rainwater management systems and sign and display fabrications throughout the UK.

They are now looking for an experienced Fabrication Production Manager

Main Responsibilities:

·         Managing a busy fabrication facility with responsibility for 20 staff incorporating fabricators, metal dressers, forming and assembly staff

·         Managing the day to day running of all production responsibilities including work allocation, process times and scheduling

·         Ensuring products are fabricated to customer specifications, industry standards and to apportioned deadlines

·         Coordinating with external partners such as powder coaters and steel suppliers

·         Strong focus on H&S and ensuring the companies compliance to exacting standards including ensuring workers are compliant to expected protocols

·         Implementing processes and working practices

·         Resolving production bottlenecks and ensuring works run to timely schedules

Person Required:

·         Must have strong management skills with a proven ability of leading people

·         Must have a highly developed knowledge of fabrication skills, welding, dressing, assembly within a fabrication environment

·         Must be able to schedule work, liaise with suppliers and ensure the correct parts are available

·         Must be dynamic to transcend between shop floor based and white collar office responsibilities

·         A strong knowledge of architectural fabrication would be highly beneficial and the light fabrication sector

·         The ability to lead continuous improvements including time analysis, time and motion and shop floor development activities

·         Clear leadership and direction is a must

·         The ability to police production and drive the workforce towards the achievement of set tasks is a crucial element to the role

·         Must be standard driven

·         Candidates must be Time Served in a fabrication or sheet metal discipline (or similar)


This position pays upto £32K depending on experience

The hours of work are 7:30am-4:30pm Monday to Friday

The role comes with 24 days holiday

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