Puzzle Placements (Pty) Ltd: Workshop Foreman


Stable company situated in Kempton Park is looking for a Workshop Foreman. Suitable candidates must have at least 5 years experience as a Foreman in the production or workshop environment. Completed relevant trade qualification will be essential. Computer literacy on MS Office will be required

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensure that the production/jobs are on schedule and be constantly aware of the production/job requirements in the workshop

Ensure that the daily production/job target has been reached within the workshop

Prepare production/job reports as required from Management

Maintain housekeeping standards to ensure a clean and safe working environment

Ensure that maintenance schedules of the machines are on track and that the machines are serviced and maintained on time

Accountable and responsible for the quality control of jobs in the department

Constantly monitor jobs, tools and machines used within the department and make sure that the correct parts and tools are used

Carry out production management

Control duties by recording the movement of jobs

Identify production backlogs or short falls in quantities

Ensure that all work done in production is on standard and adheres to quality standards

General assistance and cohesive working with the Service and Repairs Manager as well as Service Advisors and Quality Supervisor

Train and improve all workers skills and make sure that all workers are trained and meet the required standards

Ensure the workshop adheres to all of the requirements of OHSACT

Manage, develop and motivate direct reporting staff.

Ensure good communication is given, either verbally or written to all members of staff

Liaise with Storeman regarding material, equipment usage and parts required to support job completion

Take full responsibility and accountability of the workshop

Unlock / Lockup machinery on/off, lights on/off, of premises with assistance from staff as delegated

Keep general workshop materials stocked in conjunction with Stores Foreman

Ensure workshop staff understands the job specification/s, requirements and time frame to complete the work on time.

Support workshop staff in completion of jobs and further skills development

Sign off job cards as complete

Constantly monitor job completion requirements and updates

Reducing job return rate (comebacks)

Meeting or exceeding key performance indicators – Customer complaints

Constant feedback on job progress to the Manager and Service Advisor’s

Desired Experience & Qualification

Completed matric or Trade Qualification (essential)

Trade Qualification – Boilermaker/Journeyman/Welder (essential)

Computer literacy in MS Office (essential)

Code 8 drivers license (essential)

Package & Remuneration

Market related

Puzzle Placements (Pty) LtdJonita Nel
Unit A, Section 1, Futurum Office PArk, Lenchen Av
0046 Gauteng