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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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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.

​Thetford is a market town and civil parish in the Breckland district of Norfolk, England. It is on the A11 road between Norwich and London, just east of Thetford Forest. The civil parish, covering an area of 29.55 km2 (11.41 sq mi), has a population of 24,340.[1]

There has been a settlement at Thetford since the Iron Age, and parts of the town predate the Norman Conquest; Thetford Castle was established shortly thereafter. Roger Bigod founded the Cluniac Priory of St Mary in 1104, which became the largest and most important religious institution in Thetford. The town was badly hit by the dissolution of the monasteries, including the castle's destruction, but was rebuilt in 1574 when Elizabeth I established a town charter. After World War II, Thetford became an "overspill town", taking people from London, as a result of which its population increased substantially.[2] Thetford was the headquarters of Tulip International, large-scale manufacturers of bacon, beef and pork until its closure in 2010.

Thetford railway station is served by the Breckland line and is one of the best surviving pieces of 19th century railway architecture in East Anglia.

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