Job Details
  • Reference366531D_1608083377
  • LocationPerth
  • SalaryPlus car plus fuelcard
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantHelen Gibson

As one of Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading- edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

We are currently working with a leading engineering company based in Henderson to fill a key role within the business.

As Fabrication Workshop Manager, this position is responsible for ensuring the highest level of efficiency and productivity across all workshop locations, and you will deliver this through effective day to day management, strong personnel management, a steadfast focus on the delivery of quality products, and a passion to take ownership in order to deliver the best outcomes for the business.

This position is responsible for managing all fabrication operations for the workshop and working with the Project Managers to deliver requirements to all clients.


Main responsibilities include:


Management and responsibility for the delivery of all workshop activities, including: production and productivity, job profitability, occupational health and safety, quality and operational performance

Measure, monitor, and manage all workshop activities to ensure business deliverables are met
Plan and schedule all workshop activities in conjunction with the Workshop Superintendent and Supervisors to optimise the use of plant, equipment, facilities and personnel

Provide regular feedback and reporting (both informal and formal) to Senior Management on workshop performance and deliverables

Plan manning levels and resources in accordance with job requirements to ensure production, productivity, and job profitability

Develop, promote, and support workshop personnel, to deliver a strong working group (workforce and staff) who are appropriately trained and qualified to deliver the best outcomes

Provide management and leadership to all workshop personnel to deliver required business outcomes

In conjunction with Project and Senior Management, ensure that the activities of the workshop are co-ordinated so that contracts are completed within budget and within their agreed timeframe
Ensure that rectification plans are put in place for areas that are underperforming, and ensure delivery of these plans

Take ownership for OH&S requirements of the workshop and enforce all statutory, legal, and Company requirements to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the workforce.

Ensure the proper use of workshop equipment and materials

Oversee the maintenance of the transport fleet and all plant and equipment to ensure that its availability is maximised

Manage the day to day operations of the Company's construction/transport fleet operations

Ensure that the quality of all fabrication work carried out conforms to the client's specifications and to the Company's quality system

Develop and implement cost-effective alternatives and improvements to manufacturing procedures and processes

Experience required:

Essential is that you bring demonstrated prior experience working as a Fabrication or Workshop Manager in a heavy duty and project driven environment. This role has a large workforce to oversee and experience with managing 100+ staff in key to being considered. The following criteria is also required:

A Trade Qualification (Metal Trades) or Engineering Degree Qualification is preferred

Prior exposure to Structural, Mechanical & Piping work within the resources sector

The ability to work quickly, effectively and positively in a demanding environment is key and you will bring a proven track record in effectively managing and motivating staff and workforce employees to deliver business outcomes

You will additionally possess a strong desire to take ownership and accountability for a leading steel fabrication workshop.


On offer is a competitive salary plus company vehicle and fuel card