Workshop Manager

at Trading Places Recruitment (Pty) Ltd
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg

Description

 

Job Summary

Established Engineering / Manufacturing company based in Benoni, East Rand has x 2 vacancies for Workshop Manager

 

Qualifications

 

 

Grade 12.

 

Qualified Tool maker or Turner (Red Seal / Trade Tested)

 

Relevant Experience in a manufacturing and mining industry At least 7-10 years required

 

Excellent communication skills (English / African Language)

 

Understanding of operating a 3-axis milling machine

 

 

Specialized knowledge

 

 

Basic knowledge of welding standards

 

Knowledge of AutoCAD

 

Bonus: Operating CNC Milling/Turning machines

 

Knowledge of different types of metals (SS304 / SS316 / CS / Copper)

 

Use a logical and methodical approach to work

 

Analytical/problem solving ability

 

Observant and good at paying attention to detail

 

Computer literate to analyze, store and display results

 

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

 

 

Planning and monitoring work within the workshop, supervising all artisans and apprentices

 

Prepare, supervise and control workshop activities, including the scheduling of overtime work in each department

 

Ensure that Technicians and Apprentice Technicians are using their time effectively and efficiently

 

Liaise with customers and assess part and components, ensuring assessments are quoted on

 

Managing stock levels (e.g. materials, fixings and tooling)

 

Report on workloads, participating in project projection and assisting staff to achieve giving advice to project managers and team leaders

 

 

General administration for personnel and record keeping

 

 

Control and set workshop behavioral standards

 

Maintain staff morale

 

Advise all new and existing staff of Company policies and procedures and adherence to these policies and procedures

 

Set a regular workshop cleaning schedule highlighting employees specific duties

 

Make suggestions to management for improvements to the Department’s operations

 

Maintain a well-trained workforce and supervise in-house training as required

 

Ensure the development and progress of all employees

 

Assist toward keeping the workshop area clear and clean, orderly and attractive in appearance

 

 

Quality control

 

 

Upon completion of repairs and/or rework inspect and quality check with Technician who completed the job to ensure the part and components has been repaired / reworked or manufactured in accordance with the customer’s instructions and manufacturers guidelines

 

Ensure customers receive the best quality service by requiring that all jobs are completed correctly the first time

 

Ensure all customer equipment/machinery is properly maintained and serviced and at the end of the contract presented back to the customer in a clean and presentable state

 

Check and inspect that all tools are available and maintained in the correct place and that all equipment is in suitable working condition

 

 

Housekeeping/Safety

 

 

Follow housekeeping, safety and security procedures that result as safe and attractive

 

Discourage, in a friendly manner, any entry to work areas by customers to ensure the safety of all concerned

 

Follow and comply with all the Customer’s workplace health and safety procedures

 

 

Quality

 

 

Maintain adherence to ISO 9001:2015 standard and quality policy of the Company

 

Report all customer complaints (internal and external) and conditions that are adverse to the operational efficiency of the department or achievement of quality

 

Make suggestions for improvement as appropriate

 

Workplace Health and Safety Duties

 

Care for the health and safety of self and others

 

Follow workplace procedures and instructions to achieve good OHS practice

 

Maintain tools, equipment and facilities to make sure of safe performance and good OHS practice

 

Identify and report unsafe, unhealthy or hazardous working conditions

 

Insure Continuous Improvement Requests to report OHS hazards and risks or to suggest improvements

 

Insure personal protective equipment as required

 

Ensure to discourage practical jokes that could harm the health or safety of another person

 

 

Accountability:

 

 

Achieving Company and Customers Standards relevant to this position

 

Performance standards for this position are met when total customer satisfaction is achieved with product quality and delivery dates

 

All customer complaints and adverse customer survey returns are attended to immediately

 

All staff can read and understand information written on job cards/drawing and job instructions

 

All internal procedures as directed by management are adhered to

 

 

Special Working Conditions

 

 

Work out of hours when need to ensure the goals of the Company are met

 

Interested candidates can send their CV