Workshop Supervisor - Renfrewshire

Ref: 300 Date Posted: Tuesday 24 Jan 2023
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2020 Recruitment are working with one of our engineering clients who are looking to add a Workshop Supervisor to their team in Renfrew.

This is a permanent position with opportunities to progress through the company.

As the Workshop Supervisor you will be working onshore within the fabrication workshop but there may be requirements to work offshore or abroad in the future depending on the needs of the business.

If you are Welder or Fabricator with supervision or management experience we want to hear from you.

The Role

As the Workshop Supervisor you will be expected to supervise the welding and fabrication facility in line with company vision. To utilise expertise with materials and processes to continue developing the skill set of the team whilst also ensuring all trainees receive exceptional training, with timely certification.

Duties & Responsibilities

As the Workshop Supervisor your duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Ensure all teams working on welding and fabrication projects, regardless of location, are operating safely and to a high standard
  • Complete site meetings to agree scope of works and ‘best practice’ for working on site
  • Contribute to design and installation of all projects
  • Build relationships with clients
  • Motivate the team towards collective goals
  • Ability to read and interpret Engineering and fabrication drawings
  • Design and implement team training programmes
  • Effective management of resource including holidays
  • Develop team members to allow for career progression within team
  • Effective decision-making considering impact on overall business, project, and team members
  • Welding and fabrication as required in workshop and site
  • Extensive knowledge of oil and gas/marine and structural welding/fabrication works and standards
  • Quality Assurance for all projects


To be considered for the Workshop Supervisor role you must have the following attributes and experience:

  • At least 10 years of experience as a welder/fabricator and 5 years of experience in training and supervision
  • An NC/HNC in welding/fabrication and CISWIP 3.2 qualified
  • Extensive experience working with many materials including but not limited to mild steel, austenitic stainless steel, aluminium, titanium, Inconel
  • Expert knowledge of welding and fabrication operation and procedures
  • Ability to manage and mentor others
  • There is no relocation or sponsorship available so you must be within the UK to be considered for this role


As the Workshop Supervisor you will be offered the following package:

  • Negotiable salary depending on experience and the value you can bring to the role
  • Opportunity to manage the workshop
  • Permanent contract
  • Career progression
  • Company benefits and incentives


To apply for this position or to find out more information about the role then please get in touch with Robert at 2020 Recruitment by phone or email.