Manufacturing Foreman

Job Ref: STTC2167
Sector: Manufacturing & Production
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 12 August 2019
  • Letchworth, Hertfordshire, South East, England Letchworth Hertfordshire sg6 4dh
  • £28,000 - £30,000 per Annum
  • Tina Clark
  • 01438 365333
Blue Arrow

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Manufacturing Foreman £28-£30K

Blue Arrow are working with an award winning Client based in Hertfordshire, to recruit a Manufacturing Foreman for their production site in Letchworth.
You will have the opportunity to join a company with over 50 years of trading excellence and working with a dedicated group of people who believe in delivering a truly exceptional product

    Main duties of Manufacturing Foreman role- 

  • Sheet Metal Manufacturing experience
  • Ability to work in all areas of production,
  • Ability to control and prioritise  all areas of production
  • Setting up machines for different skilled workers to run
  • Managing the workforce including motivation/discipline
  • Problem solving skills, ability to think on the go
  • Report to office management
  • Train and motivate workforce to be the best they can be
  • Manage working hours and overtime in line with budget

 Key responsibilities of Manufacturing Foreman


  • General day to day running of all shop floor schedules in fabrication and manufacturing.
  • Liaise with key departments regarding production lists and schedules.
  • To oversee all personnel on the shop floor (maintain staff levels in all areas and plan around annual leave).
  • Training of staff and apprentices.
  • To train and advise staff on improving manufacturing techniques.
  • To advise and maintain sufficient stock levels to meet order requirements.
  • Maintain the efficient running of products from drawings phase to finished goods.
  • All WIP and finished goods to be checked and inspected for quality issues during processes.
  • To advise and document safe working procedures and processes.
  • To advise on health and safety matters arising in the working environment.
  • To implement new processes/production sheets/paperwork for both fabrication and manufacturing departments after discussion with Directors.
  • To submit reports to Directors outlining staff, plant and H&S issues on the shop floor.
  • To organise monthly reports on stock movement and delegate stock takes.
  • To undertake various training courses.
  • To be part of continuous improvement of quality processes.
  • To help maintain and improve communication with Director/Office staff where required.

You will be an experienced Foreman/Supervisor, comfortable managing a team and identifying areas in need of improvement. The ability to work with senior staff is essential in this role

Working hours will be Monday to Friday 40 hours a week salary is 28K + depending on experience, this Manufacturing Foreman role in Letchworth is being offered as a permanent position

If you feel you have the right skills and experience needed for this Manufacturing Foreman role in Letchworth, then please apply today

Blue Arrow
09/09/2019 09:00:00
GBP 28000 28000