Works Foreman

ATA Recruitment
Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Burto
£17.00 - £17.50/hour + 55 hour weeks + 1.5 hourly rate o
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Works Foreman

* £17.00 - £17.50 per hour
* Standard 39 hours per week, average 55 hours per week
* 1.5 hourly rate o/time with double time on Sunday
* 7am-17:30 weekdays with rotational Saturdays 7am – 12:00
* Company bonus circa £3,000
* Pension (3% matched) + life assurance
* 25 days’ leave + 8 Bank Holidays
* Immediate start

* Location: Derbyshire

Commutable from: Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Burton-On-Trent, Tamworth, Swadlincote or Lichfield

ATA Recruitment is recruiting for a UK manufacturer of chemical process systems which are used within industries such as process engineering, water, food, beverage, dairy, general engineering and energy from waste. This business boasts an impressive track record in growth and profit.

Already boasting annual sales more than £15 million, my client has generated a staggering £7.3 million worth of new project wins over the past 9 months, with more on the horizon. Key to their success is due to great leadership within the business, a strong cohesive team with great on boarding & further development. Another key to their success is due to the strong relationships my client has forged with blue-chip organisations across the UK.

On target to achieve £7 million growth during 2017, my client is looking to strengthen the Works Department by recruiting an experienced Works Foreman to join the team.

You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, a fantastic training programme to excel you within the business and plenty of opportunities to progress within the business into a Managerial / Directorship role. If you are an experienced Works Foreman, Works Manager, Production Supervisor, Production Manager or possess a Workshop Supervisor type background please get in touch for a confidential discussion to learn more about my client.

Works Foreman:

* You will manage and supervise various Blue-collar Engineers (fabricators, welders, pipefitters, polishers, sheet metal workers, stores and van drivers).
* Lead health & safety and project start-up meetings, coordinating projects.
* Your role will also involve motivating the workforce, assessing productivity, labour control, employee assessment, material procurement, organising, planning, scheduling, quality control and daily / weekly meetings.
* Review engineering drawings and to organise to procurement of materials such as stainless steel.
* Schedule work, issue job cards and to ensure materials & tools are available for all work to be carried out.
* Sign-off time sheets and to oversee any problems with engineering such as incorrect dimensions, quality of fabrications, welding issues etc.
* Control engineering departments ensuring large fabricated equipment has been designed and fabricated to the client’s specification.
* Providing daily technical support, identify skill gaps and to train Apprentices.

Experience & Background:

* An experienced Works Foreman, Works Supervisor, Works Manager, Production Manager, Factory Manager type background.
* Apprentice / time served.
* Stainless steel or process (tanks, vessels & pipework background) background, ideally both.
* Must be able to read engineering drawings and possess supervisory / leadership skills.
* Commutable to Derby / Derbyshire.

The benefits:

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading player within the industry with the backing or a larger parent company. This business has a strategic plan to organically grow by 46% over a three-year period, and they are also cash rich & financially secure. Within this business, there is a vast number of funds available for training, development and long-term career progression into a Works Manager and even Works Director’s position within five or six years.

How to Apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on (Apply online only) or alternatively, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to

ATA Recruitment specialise in technical & engineering positions, so if this role is not for you, please do have a look on our website for further potential opportunities which may suit your skills and experience better - If you have the skill, we have the recruitment knowledge and together we can find you your perfect job -

You must be eligible to live and work within the UK. Sponsorship is not provided