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.
Kettering is a large market and industrial town in Northamptonshire, England, 70 miles (113 km) north of London and 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Northampton, west of the River Ise, a tributary of the River Nene. The name means "the place (or territory) of Ketter's people (or kinsfolk)".
At the 2011 census, it had a population of 93,475. The town is twinned with Lahnstein, in Germany and Kettering, Ohio, in the United States. It is part of the South Midlands and, along with other towns in Northamptonshire, has a growing commuter population as it is on the Midland Main Line railway, with East Midlands Railway services direct to London St Pancras International taking about an hour.