Leading Hand (mechanical) Manufacturing

Location: Australia - WA
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 2511479
Email: email
Our client produces a range of forged steel grinding products and are currently looking for a full-time Shift Foreman / Leading Hand (Qualified Mechanical Fitter) for their operations in Bassendean.

General Duties

> Take full responsibility for the management of all back shift production, quality, safety and environmental requirements of the plant.
> Manage all aspects of Grinding Media production personnel including training, coaching, motivation and discipline.
> Ensure that all shift production data is recorded in MIS system.
> Minimise machine downtime and achieve utilisation and productivity targets.
> Ensure compliance with Quality, Safety and Environmental Systems.
> Ensure that all company policies are adhered to.
> Carry out repairs, on back shifts as required.
> Share technical information with subordinates, other shift teams and other business units where applicable.
> Carry out any additional duties as required by the Operations Supervisor.
> Carry out Forklift Inspections as per regulations
> Relieve production positions for breaks
> Participate in Lean Manufacturing Initiatives

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of safe working practices in an industrial environment.
  • Trade Qualification is essential.
  • Previous experience in a similar role preferably in the manufacturing industry.
  • Experience working in a continuous improvement, safety critical, ISO 9000 and LEAN manufacturing environment will be an advantage.
If you would like to be considered for the above position please apply now.