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Vacancy: Trainee/Experienced Fabrication Supervisor

Trainee/Experienced Fabrication Supervisor

Supervise the fabrication department to ensure that the quality of workmanship is in line with customer specifications and company standards and that jobs are completed on time.

Main Duties:

  • Liaise with Production Manager and agree production schedule on daily basis
  • Ensure jobs are completed on time to maximise on time deliveries (OTD)
  • Liaise with all line managers to check dates and flow of work
  • Assess the most appropriate process for completing each job efficiently
  • Ensure Fabricators are completing job packs fully and accurately
  • Ensure all staff accurately record their time on TruTops Fab (TTF)
  • Review job packs and resolve issues noted by Fabricators
  • Clarify any queries with customers, and take lead on sensitive customer issues
  • Monitor stock levels of consumables and fittings and reorder as required in a cost effective manner
  • Monitor first time accuracy and productivity KPIs on a monthly basis and look for ways to improve performance
  • Monitor individual staff on accuracy and productivity on a daily basis and set targets to reduce rework costs
  • Ensure all staff (especially new trainees) are properly trained
  • Manage staff in terms of overtime, holiday requests, absence and training needs in line with company policies
  • Monitor performance of Staff and take the lead on informal/formal performance appraisals
  • Any other duties consistent with the role.


Successful Candidate Skills & Experience:

  • Time / apprentice served fabrication and proficient working with Stainless/Aluminium/ Mild Steel, including Steel finishing
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, 1st and 3rd angle projection and weld symbols
  • Understand production efficiency
  • Good IT skills
  • Previous supervisory experience desirable
  • Self-motivated and focused, able to motivate others, with a flexible attitude
  • Good attention to detail, with high levels of accuracy and focus on quality output
  • Able to work on and use own initiative and problem solve
  • Strong communication, team working and people skills
  • Demonstrate a professional and courteous attitude
  • Act with integrity and honesty
  • Positive attitude to innovation and change
  • Looking to build a career in a successful and fast growing business.


Benefits of Working for ADS:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Non contractual quarterly bonus scheme
  • Above statutory holiday entitlement
  • Additional service linked holiday
  • Christmas shutdown
  • 40 hour working week, with a 12.30 finish on a Friday
  • Pension scheme
  • Company workwear and PPE provided
  • Commitment to investing in training and development
  • Onsite parking
  • Staff canteen
  • We are a successful and fast growing business
  • We have relocated to the Fox’s site in Braunstone and are heavily investing in upgrading the site and its facilities.

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter to

ADS Laser Cutting Ltd 
Fox’s Site
Sunningdale Road
Braunstone Frith Ind Est 


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