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Workshop Foreman (Mechanical)

Employment type: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Gloucester

Hours: 7am-4pm Monday -Thursday, 7am-1pm Friday

Salary: £35,000-£38,000 per annum depending on experience

The Role/Company

We are currently working with a highly reputable machinery supplier that specialise in the pelleting industry throughout the UK.

They are looking for an experienced engineer/fitter to join as a Foreman. You will be responsible for managing 3 Workshop Engineers and 2 Field Service Engineers. Your team will mainly be responsible for reconditioning/refurbing machinery. You will report to the on site company director while also liaising closely with the group head office.

You will be required to be hands on and assist & train workshop engineers as needed.


  • Scheduling Engineer workloads
  • Assigning tasks and ensuring work is carried out efficiently and to a high standard
  • Ordering materials from suppliers and maintaining stock levels
  • Reconditioning mechanical components such as gearboxes, shafts and bearings
  • Ensuring health and safety legislation is adhered to in the workshop
  • Providing support and guidance to other Engineers
  • Maintaining accurate records of work orders, repairs and maintenance activities
  • Training and developing staff

Experience/Skills required:

  • Experience in mechanical maintenance is essential
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of mechanical principles
  • Can do attitude and strong leadership attributes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ideally you will have supervisory experience
  • Full UK Driving Licence (Travel will be rare)

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career with a growing organisation. They have impressive plans for developing the business over the coming years which will give you the scope to progress your career.

Key words: Workshop Foreman, Mechanical Technician, Service Technician, Mechanical Fitter, Workshop Technician

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Gloucester
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £35000 - £38000