Job Title: Fabrication Workshop Manager

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Legal Appointments:

  • CR 8(1)
  • Responsible Welding Coordinator (RWC)
  • GMR 2.1

DUTIES

General
  • Responsible for all SHERQ requirements of the fabrication facility and associated on site sub-contractors.
  • Responsible for operational discipline of the fabrication facility.
  • Responsible for profit & losses of the fabrication facility.
  • To lead the Fabrication Division in delivering products of high quality in acceptable time frames and costing conforming to all applicable and relevant industry codes and procedures.
  • To develop, maintain and implement Industry best practices.
  • Internal Training of fabrication employees based on the required standards.
  • Develop fabrication schedules for each project.
  • Effective workshop administration in accordance with ISO 3834 part 2.
  • Cost control of each project & cost reporting to Head Office monthly.
  • Effective self – management.
  • Effective people management and team leadership
Estimating
  • Project tendering and or costing for all fabrication related project activities, inclusive of piping, structural, platework, painting and sandblasting requirements.
Scheduling / Drawings
  • Generate workshop Drawings, submit for approval to client and or communicate design issues with client and resolve.
  • Compile material requirements (Project Specific).
  • Conduct shop take -offs from client issued ISO’s / drawings to determine material quantities.
Procurement
  • Identify and procure project specific material and consumables from ISO standard and client accredited suppliers.
  • Expediting of purchase orders.
Quality
  • Maintain and work in accordance with ISO 9001 & other internal processes.
  • Maintain and work in accordance with ISO 3834 internal processes.
  • RWC – Appointment will be applicable
  • Completing of method statements and quality control plans.
  • All in-house inspections
  • Assist sites with technical information & attending technical meetings
  • Ensure fabricated pipe fittings / specials meet Client’s requirements & quality standards.
  • Expediting of Method Statement (MS) and Quality Control Plan (QCP’s).
  • Setting up WPS, WPQR’s, testing Welders and ensuring competency.
  • Welding Controls and Fabrication Controls of Pipes and Fittings in accordance with the ISO 3834 requirements.
  • Training of M & D personnel in Quality Assurance observance / supervision.
  • Implementing Quality Assurance (QA) procedures in the Workshop, which include the daily, weekly and monthly reporting to Management.
  • Implementing QA documentation and procedures.
  • Arranging third party inspections as required and interpreting results and execution of remedial measures if necessary.
  • Ensure all Factory Records are kept up to date and neat. (Data Packs)
  • Data Control.
  • Material receiving inspection and control.
Other
  • Assist sites on a continual basis with special installations, shut-down’s and or procurement of special materials. Also, advise on design issues and the simplification thereof to ensure quick turnaround times and or cost saving methods.
  • Identify design / material changes and communicate to site management with regards to cost and time implications thereof.
General
  • Responsible for all SHERQ requirements of the fabrication facility and associated on site sub-contractors.
  • Responsible for operational discipline of the fabrication facility.
  • Responsible for profit & losses of the fabrication facility.
  • To lead the Fabrication Division in delivering products of high quality in acceptable time frames and costing conforming to all applicable and relevant industry codes and procedures.
  • To develop, maintain and implement Industry best practices.
  • Internal Training of fabrication employees based on the required standards.
  • Develop fabrication schedules for each project.
  • Effective workshop administration in accordance with ISO 3834 part 2.
  • Cost control of each project & cost reporting to Head Office monthly.
  • Effective self – management.
  • Effective people management and team leadership
Estimating
  • Project tendering and or costing for all fabrication related project activities, inclusive of piping, structural, platework, painting and sandblasting requirements.
Scheduling / Drawings
  • Generate workshop Drawings, submit for approval to client and or communicate design issues with client and resolve.
  • Compile material requirements (Project Specific).
  • Conduct shop take -offs from client issued ISO’s / drawings to determine material quantities.
Procurement
  • Identify and procure project specific material and consumables from ISO standard and client accredited suppliers.
  • Expediting of purchase orders.
Quality
  • Maintain and work in accordance with ISO 9001 & other internal processes.
  • Maintain and work in accordance with ISO 3834 internal processes.
  • RWC – Appointment will be applicable
  • Completing of method statements and quality control plans.
  • All in-house inspections
  • Assist sites with technical information & attending technical meetings
  • Ensure fabricated pipe fittings / specials meet Client’s requirements & quality standards.
  • Expediting of Method Statement (MS) and Quality Control Plan (QCP’s).
  • Setting up WPS, WPQR’s, testing Welders and ensuring competency.
  • Welding Controls and Fabrication Controls of Pipes and Fittings in accordance with the ISO 3834 requirements.
  • Training of M & D personnel in Quality Assurance observance / supervision.
  • Implementing Quality Assurance (QA) procedures in the Workshop, which include the daily, weekly and monthly reporting to Management.
  • Implementing QA documentation and procedures.
  • Arranging third party inspections as required and interpreting results and execution of remedial measures if necessary.
  • Ensure all Factory Records are kept up to date and neat. (Data Packs)
  • Data Control.
  • Material receiving inspection and control.
Other
  • Assist sites on a continual basis with special installations, shut-down’s and or procurement of special materials. Also, advise on design issues and the simplification thereof to ensure quick turnaround times and or cost saving methods.
  • Identify design / material changes and communicate to site management with regards to cost and time implications thereof.
Qualifications
  • SAIW QC level 2.
  • A Mechanical degree or National diploma will be an added benefit.
  • Project Management qualification will be an added benefit.
  • Financial management qualifications will be an added benefit.
Experience
  • 5 Years hand’s on experience of management of a Water / Petro-chemical / Refinery orientated pipe fabrication shop, inclusive of all NDE / QC requirements.
  • Piping design experience will be an added benefit.
  • Experience with working with CCS will be an added benefit.
  • Estimating of pipe spools, pipe supports inclusive of all NDE requirements and material.
  • Managing large, complex piping fabrication projects.
  • Managing large consignment of piping material and associated fittings, inclusive of ensuring traceability of all material.

Note: Welding background and or qualification are required for the RWC appointed person as this is the listed / appointed person on the certification schedule. (ISO 3834)

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