A foreman is the main link between our clients shop floor team and management team. The foreman is responsible for the team’s day to day activities, ensuring smooth and efficient performance and achievement of goals. The foreman should handle the day to day challenges and work under the direction of the Service Operations Manager to provide direction to the shop floor engineering team.
Give toolbox talks and actively raise safe systems of work including risk assessments, embracing the company’s core value of 'Safety First’;
Investigate near misses, accidents and quality issues with a focus on root cause analysis;
Supervise the activities of the industrial workshop facility with direct accountability for labour, materials, plant and equipment;
Monitor stock levels of consumables and equipment;
Chair workshop floor meetings, motivating and driving the team, working to a project plan and budget;
Ensure legible audit trail in line with defined quality and manufacturing procedures, e.g. weld maps, weld logs and root cards;
Conduct inspection of equipment and monitor quality and service performance, duly raising and addressing any non-conformance;
Maintenance of tools and equipment, ensuring cleanliness and safety;
Conduct and control work, being a pillar of knowledge for the team, with the ability to provide technical training and direction to subordinates.
East Anglia in the East of England comprises the four counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex and is close to London. It is well-connected with Europe and the rest of the world through London Stansted Airport, the International Gateway to the East of England. There is also Norwich International Airport and London Southend Airport. The region has an excellent rail service with Greater Anglia, including the Stansted Express.
A recent report shows that East Anglia is home to three out of five of the fastest-growing city economies in the UK. Cambridge topped the list, with Ipswich second and Norwich fifth nationally according to The UK Powerhouse study.
The report reveals that Ipswich had the second-highest rate recorded of GVA growth rate (a measure of the value of goods and services produced) in the UK in the first three months of the year (2.5%), while Norwich enjoyed a growth rate of 2.4%.
Looking forward, the report also predicts the three locations will maintain their top 10 positions by the final quarter of 2028.