Foreman - Mechanical Engineering

Undisclosed Company
Leicester, Leicestershire
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
26 May 2022

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My client based in Leicester Glen Parva is currently recruiting for an experienced Foreman within the engineering industry to join their team on a permanent basis

Working hours

8am - 5pm Mon- Thursday (30 mins lunchbreak)

8am - 1pm Friday (No lunch)

Salary depending on experience

£25,000 - £30,000

Typically, any successful candidate would have an existing skill set, in either CNC Turning/Milling, Fabrication, Laser Nesting Processes, Robot or Manual Welding. Preferably you would have previous experience of being a Foreman/Site Manager

Main Responsibilities

  • Take charge of designated day-to-day production responsibilities
  • Lead Production depts and/or processes as directed by the Production Manager.
  • Utilisation of our Redthorn MRP systems to ensure production sequences and processes are correct.
  • Ensure all production job cards are checked and correct prior to commencing production.
  • Ensure nominated Operators are fully aware of the Job cards requirements and are trained and capable of achieving the required finished product
  • Check manufacturing quantities and ensure material availability, machine programs are set, job documentation is correct and all tooling packages and fixturing are available and/or in place.
  • Liaise with the Production Manager to determine and review standard machining and programming methods.
  • Induct any new Employee's or Contract Workers
  • Ensure all operators are fully aware of the production process, manufacturing and quality standard required.
  • Ensure all H&S parameters are understood by the operators and adhered to.


  • Ability to lead, to motivate and work in a multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Have previous experience in the Metal Fabrication sector.
  • An understanding of Sheet metal/laser cutting/metal fabrication processes.
  • A knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel skills are an advantage.
  • Be a flexible individual with a "yes we can" positive mentality.
  • Be respectful of all individuals and promote a culture of equality.
  • Be self-disciplined and able if necessary to discipline subordinates in a fair and reasonable manner and in line with the Company Employee Handbook.


  • Great opportunity for personal development - internal progression
  • Free parking
  • Paycare Level 1 Health Support


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