CNC Machine Shop Foreman
Oxyon Human Capital Solutions
4d ago

CNC Machine Shop Foreman Heavy Engineering Firm in Fabrication Environment situated in Vanderbijpark with a Trade Test Certificate : Fitting / Turning and 7 years’ experience in a similar heavy engineering role with programming knowledge of Fanuc and Siemens.

  • Engineering Trade Certificate in Fitting and / or Turning with 7 years experience
  • CNC machine programming (Fanuc and Siemens)
  • Ensure health, safety and environmental procedures and legal requirements are adhered to. Report any deviations to H&S Practitioner and / or Manufacturing Manager
  • Accountable for conducting daily SHE inspections, acting on all deviations raised and informing the Manufacturing Manager and SHE department
  • Stop any unsafe act or condition and remedy such action or condition immediately
  • Ensure that all employees on the job are equipped with and wearing correct PPE (personal protective equipment)
  • Responsible for the training of new employees as well as the training on safety procedures
  • Maintaining a positive health and safety record through strong leadership and a consistent focus and awareness towards working safely
  • Enforce Company safety rules and ensure compliance to safety procedures. Ensure that employees are complying with such and lead by example.
  • i.e Mini HIRA & fall protection plan compliance

  • Conduct job observations on each employee, on a monthly basis, communicating the results to the individual concerned
  • Assist in promoting the 10 commitments with the workforce
  • Ensure that SHE Representatives are allowed the required time for ensuring that monthly inspections are conducted
  • Ensure active participation during internal audits and correction of any deviations raised as a result
  • To ensure that accidents and near misses are investigated when they occur in your area of responsibility assist in the completion of the NCRs
  • Ensure attendance and participation in the monthly SHE committee meeting
  • Determine the tools and equipment needed to effectively complete a job
  • Participate in the creation of the daily machine schedule providing feedback to feasibility, flow and operator capacity.
  • Ensure all machines are running in accordance with the daily published schedule, and with objectives to meet established targets

  • Problem solving / Component Quality : Coordinate directly with QC department to validate part quality from QC reports.
  • For any non-conforming issues, validate part setup, tool builds, fixture requirements and machine geometry and coordinate data with QC Engineer to achieve the required resolution and expected quality

  • Using the forecasted machine schedule, proactively verify the machines are configured correctly with appropriate tooling, available tool life, and fixtures as required to meet the forecasted production schedule
  • Develop, implement and evaluate SOPs and WIs to maintain, troubleshoot, and improve processes related to machine maintenance, operator procedures, tooling procedures, pre-
  • setting procedures, etc.

  • Actively mentors and participates in the training of machinists. Includes goal setting and review, along with completion of annual performance review
  • Must be proficient in interpreting drawings
  • Hands on experience working with Fanuc and Siemens machine controls
  • Hand on team leadership experience including supervision, goal-setting, problem solving and follow up
  • Direct experience with root cause analysis associated with CNC machine tools, cutting tools and human performance
  • Passion for precision and efficiency
  • Machine programming languages (G-code)
  • Supervises daily machine shop floor activities to efficiently allocate resources and coordinates workflow as determined by available work and equipment and assigns daily production duties to machinist
  • Collaborate with the Manufacturing Manager to review and analyse production, quality control, maintenance and operational issues to determine causes of nonconformity, production shortfalls, and operating concerns for remediation and implementation of appropriate corrective action.
  • Ensures adherence to compliance with company policies, rules and regulations and reporting requirements relating to safety / heath, performance standards, operating procedures, processes, and training requirements
  • Partners with the maintenance department to identify and resolve equipment maintenance issues
  • Oversee assembly fitting of components prior to machine set-up and machining. Oversee final assembly of components
  • Supervises daily machine shop floor activities to efficiently allocate resources and coordinates workflow as determined by available work and equipment and shop personnel availability
  • Accountable for recording manufacturing production activities into the inventory / production system within the Machine Shop and for online and post production variance analyses and corrective action
  • Must have thorough working knowledge of programming software and be able to identify CNC programming issues and requirement changes
  • Inspect completed work for conformance to specification using tools such as calipers, height gauges, micrometers, rulers etc.
  • AD HOC duties
  • In accordance with company policy and commensurate with experience
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