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.
Newmarket is a market town in the English county of Suffolk, approximately 65 miles (105 kilometres) north of London. It is generally considered the birthplace and global centre of thoroughbred horse racing and a potential World Heritage Site. It is a major local business cluster, with annual investment rivalling that of the Cambridge Science Park, the other major cluster in the region. It is the largest racehorse training centre in Britain, the largest racehorse breeding centre in the country, home to most major British horseracing institutions, and a key global centre for horse health. Two Classic races, and an additional three British Champions Series races are held at Newmarket every year. The town has had close royal connections since the time of James I, who built a palace there, and was also a base for Charles I, Charles II, and most monarchs since. The current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, visits the town often to see her horses in training.
Newmarket has over fifty horse training stables, two large racetracks, the Rowley Mile and the July Course, and one of the most extensive and prestigious horse training grounds in the world. The town is home to over 3,500 racehorses, and it is estimated that one in every three local jobs is related to horse racing. Palace House, the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art, the National Horseracing Museum, Tattersalls racehorse auctioneers, and two of the world's foremost equine hospitals for horse health, are in the town, which is surrounded by over sixty horse breeding studs. On account of its leading position in the multibillion-pound horse racing and breeding industry, it is also a major export centre.