Workshop Supervisor - Sasolburg, South Africa - Howden

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Sasolburg, South Africa

3 days ago

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The Big Picture:

Howden Africa Compressor & Turbine Division is looking for a Workshop Supervisor to manage shop floor personnel, material & machines to manufacture designed products within budget to customer requirements.

Provide a safe working environment for workshop personnel. The position will be based in Sasolburg.

What needs to be done?

  • Coordinate sequence of manufacture, verify all material received for manufacturing, to ensure that there are no delays in the manufacturing of products within agreed time framework and within estimated costs.
  • Calculate / estimate material and resources required for the order to ensure the job is manufactured within estimated costs to ensure correct margins is achieved.
  • Purchase material and sub contract work in time to ensure no delays occur and jobs are delivered on time
  • Hand over the drawings, WDP, material, hours provided, assignment and feedback to artisans to the effect that work is carried out to set standards within agreed time framework.
  • Quality control, coaching and monitor welding processes, check & verify products that are ready for dispatch. Liaise with inspectors & NDT technicians to ensure the risk is minimised and the workshop standards meet Howden Standards & customer requirements.
  • Manage workshop personnel, i.e. leave, employee relations, training requirements. Prepare overtime list and sign timesheets. Ensure staff are motivated, positive, focused & well informed.
  • Ensure & implement environmental, health and safety standards to ensure that the company comply with relevant legislation requirements and company policies to provide a safe working environment to all employees.
  • Monitor & control departmental expenditures to ensure that the department meets or exceeds the annual purchasing budget.
  • Maintain all workers qualifications to ensure they are qualified to do the required work.
  • SOX Compliance: Adhere to Sarbanes Oxley and AX controls
What do you need to bring?

  • Grade 12 Certificate

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6 qualification

  • Qualified Fitter and Turner.
  • 5 years as a Workshop Supervisor within a fitting and manufacturing environment
  • Industrial engineering experience
  • Proficiency in interpretation of drawings and subsequent calculation of material and process requirements.
  • Coaching skills
  • Expert understanding of the tools / machines used for the various functions.
  • Computer literate (Intermediate level)
What will you get in return?

You will have the opportunity to work for a global engineering organisation in a challenging and dynamic role with great career development opportunities.

We offer a competitive salary along with a benefits package.

About us:
Worldwide business - Liaise with our colleagues in 27 countries.

We offer global and local opportunities

  • 6000 employees and world leading engineers, who create cutting edge developments You will be a part of over 160 years of innovation and development that continues today with our digital solutions. At Howden, we have a strong corporate identity and purpose You will be a member of our team, shaping the future of the world and tackling some of the most pressing issues facing the planet.

Our products and organisation are Revolving Around You - Our culture promotes individual development to enhance our most important asset - our people.

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