Reports to: Chief Executive/General Manager

Supervises: Workshop Forepersons, Leading Hands

Main objectives: To manage the Company’s engineering labour and material resources in accordance with company procedures and practices.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Oversee workshop operations; manage production, productivity and profitability.
  • Assist with the implementation of quality management systems.
  • Prioritise workloads and requests within agreed standards and timelines.
  • Provide input into estimations to ensure accurate labour cost information and production commitment to attain agreed budgets.
  • Manage the labour resource in accordance with company policy.
  • Ensure the proper operation and maintenance of plant and equipment as providing for under the Health and Safety in Employment Act and company policy.
  • Manage and coordinate the safety and compliance of subcontractors engaged to operate within the workshop.
  • Receive direct work enquiries and manage jobs to achieve margins as determined by company policy.
  • Train and direct staff in hazard spotting techniques and ensure accident records are maintained and actioned as necessary.

Typical qualifications and experience: Senior trade qualification with 5-10 years practical experience.