15 Jun 2024

Full Time Machine Shop Supervisor – Kraatz Marine Pty Ltd

KRAATZ MARINE PTY LTD – Posted by o4na@ Walvis Bay

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

To supervise and lead a team of Artisans to safely and accurately execute mechanical work, to the highest level of workmanship and quality in order to satisfy the needs and requirements of our company and clients.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Staff Planning and Supervision –

  • Assign, instruct and lead the right people to the right tasks.
  • Effectively plan, supervise and organise tasks of work teams to achieve objectives timeously on a daily basis.
  • Issue Annual Performance Agreements to Artisans and conduct interim assessments on their Key Performance Indicators.
  • Supervise the performance of teams and manage their performance according to set company standards and procedures.
  • Managing of discipline according to company standards and procedures.
  • Provide mentorship to team members on a regular basis with regards to technical skills transfer, personal development and working together in a team.
  • Mobilize and demobilize people, equipment and material on job startup and on job completion.
  • Demonstrate good leadership and people utilization.
  • Lead teams toward an inspiring future, impacting engagement, spirit and resilience.
  • Foster an environment where employees are free to communicate, impacting creativity and innovation.

Project Estimation and Execution –

  • Ensure administration such as timesheets and reports are accurately completed and submitted on time to payroll.
  • Prepare quotes for labour and materials in consultation with Project Manager or Project Co-ordinator.
  • Forecast labour hours and duration of jobs.
  • Control labour hours against quote.
  • Control material usage quantities on jobs.
  • Report any deviation from forecast timeously, rectify, and straighten out.
  • Report any client related difficulties to Workshop/Project Manager.
  • Continuous and consistent reporting of job status and progress.
  • Manage VO’s – do not perform work unless prior authorization is received.
  • Conduct job feedback meetings to eliminate repeats of sub-standard performance.

Productivity and Quality –

  • Manage labour utilization efficiently.
  • Ensure labour, variations and standby time is correctly monitored and recorded.
  • Short-time management.
  • Control timekeeping and attendance.
  • Control effective use of materials and tools.
  • Complete jobs without non-conformances and within agreed deadlines.
  • Execute jobs within budgeted costs and time allocation.
  • Determine shift requirements to ensure adequate supervision on projects.
  • Ensure correct skills are applied to prevent reworks.
  • Ensure jobs are done according to the correct specifications and workmanship.

Health and Safety –

  • Complete “5 Steps” safety task observation.
  • Complete risk assessment with your team on site.
  • Ensure safety incidents are correctly reported, investigated and findings implemented.
  • Execute toolbox talks and safety meetings.
  • Adhere to company and/or client legislative Health, Safety and Environmental standards.
  • Responsible for the overall safety of employees.
  • Apply and encourage good housekeeping practices.

Leadership and Management of Discipline –

  • Demonstrate leadership in line with Company values and breakthrough architecture.
  • Create an atmosphere of accountability and consistency impacting reliability for producing extraordinary outcomes.
  • Lead teams toward an inspiring future, impacting engagement, spirit and resilience.
  • Foster an environment where employees are free to communicate, impacting creativity and innovation.
  • Manage the performance of teams according to set company standards and procedures.
  • Handle employee grievances according to company standards and procedures.
  • Managing of discipline in the workplace according to procedures and policies.
  • Assign, instruct and lead the right people to the right tasks.

Ad hoc duties –

  • Provide on the job training and skills development for personnel.
  • Plan and prioritize jobs and communicate instructions effectively.
  • Attend to any reasonable request made by the Line Manager that falls within your capabilities.
  • Always adhere to company quality standards and excellent engineering practices.
  • Perform overtime work when requested.
  • Live the O&L Values and Persona.
  • Adhere to policies and procedures.

Reporting Structure:

  • Works Manager.

Minimum Qualification & Experience Requirement:

  • Grade 12 and National Trade Certificate – e.g. Fitting & Turning.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant/similar on the job experience in a fabrication environment.
  • Minimum 3 experience in supervisory capacity.

Know-how / Specific knowledge required:

  • Material Knowledge.
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office).

Preferred/Advantageous:

  • MS Project

Other requirements:

  • Knowledge of Labour Act.

 

How to Apply

The company ONLY accept applications via their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:

Apply online via: O&L Career Portal  

Closing Date: 24 June 2024

Job Categories: Sales and Marketing. Job Types: Full Time.

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