Senior Workshop Manager
Factory Settings Ltd is a leading supplier of specialist design interpretation, fabrication and fit-out, primarily serving clients in the arts and heritage sectors. To facilitate our continued growth, we are seeking a Senior Workshop Manager for our production facility in Leyton, East London.
To be responsible for the management and control of workshop production, flow, health and safety, infrastructure and plant maintenance, and quality control.
The role will manage a team of 7+ permanent workshop staff including junior managers and their direct-reports, plus up to 10 freelance fabricators, across 2 sites both in Leyton.
Fabrication experience will be essential, and candidates will need to demonstrate their ability to lead a team of permanent and freelance carpenters, metalworkers, finishers and fabricators in delivering high-quality output under demanding deadlines.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
ability to oversee deadline-driven workshop production of fabricated and finished elements for multiple simultaneous projects.
ability to motivate, develop and manage the team.
scrutinise methods and output, ensure quality of product and ensure that safe and efficient methods are adhered to consistently, ingraining Health & Safety compliance as part of the culture.
ability to implement and maintain systematic, rigorous working processes, and to ensure compliance throughout their team.
As a company we promote continual growth and development of our business, methods, and most importantly people. The successful candidate will therefore demonstrate an ability to foster development in their team members.
Normal working hours will be 08:00 -17:00 Monday-Friday. Occasional extra hours and weekend working will be required, however we would expect to see the need for this to be minimised by good planning and a proactive approach to schedule management.
Salary £35-40k commensurate with experience.
Auto enrolment in Nest Pension
28 days holiday which includes Bank Holidays