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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Workshop Manager


Job Description:

Orion Electrotech are exclusively partnered with a alternative, creative and super innovative engineering business located in the heart of East London. This company are looking to onboard an experienced Workshop Manager  on a full-time, permanent basis who will work closely alongside the Head of Production. You will be treated as the Head of Productions right-hand person, so essentially the next most senior individual within the engineering department. 

On a day to day basis the Workshop Manager  will: 

  • Manage and lead the Fabrication Crew (which is a mix of permanent and freelance staff), you will identify where certain projects need a little more attention and move the Fabrication Crew around accordingly to ensure the projects move through to completion. 
  • Work alongside the Team Leaders for other departments such as; CNC, Paint Shop - to gain a clearer idea on schedule of works to ascertain how this will impact your departments workflow. 
  • Work closely alongside the Head of Production to make sound decisions on the method of workflow (i.e. which aspect of the fabrication is worked first and by who etc.) 

We will be excited to hear from you if you can demonstrate: 

  • Strong experience within fabrication
  • Solid team leadership skills 
  • Logical and strategic mindset approach to workflow management / job allocation 
  • Health and Safety conscious


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    28 Days Holiday (including BH), Extra leave for Xmas, Pension

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

  • Educational level

    Secondary School or equivalent