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Weltec is a leading Engineering and Process Contractor

Workshop Manager

Workshop Manager

Role / Requirements:

Roles/Responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

  • Responsibility for the smooth running of the workshops (Biobore, Stainless & Carbon) and its employees)
  • Ensuring that Safety, Quality, objectives are met in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Scheduling of works from commencement through to completion including planning, materials resources, equipment, plant etc. Responsibility for complete production from final drawings to product shipment.
  • Attendance at management meetings and providing updates on progress
  • Prioritise workflow to eliminate constraints and potential issues. (Lean Principles)
  • Liaise with Plant Manager for the maintenance of all workshop equipment
  • Maintenance of records and documentation to comply with standards and certifications
  • Planning manpower needs/managing staff performance, timekeeping, productivity, quality etc.
  • Overseeing staff training requirements
  • Liaising with customers from time to time as required
  • Suggest opportunities to improve workshop efficiency and productivity where possible
  • Overseeing loading and unloading of deliveries
  • Utilise Weltec’ Safety Observation system (SOR) and Safety Intervention System safety and implement action plans to prevent recurrence
  • Ensuring opening and closing of workshops

The Person Required

  • Trade requirement in pipefitting, fabrication or other related trade is desired but not essential
  • Previous workshop supervisory experience would be an advantage
  • Ability to work as part of a team and supervise crew
  • Take ownership of the tasks, materials and crew from beginning to end
  • Personable and good communicator both written and verbal
  • Hardworking and capable of solving problems while working under pressure for delivery.
  • Ability to motivate craftworkers to achieve required targets and delegate as required
  • Have or develop an in-depth knowledge of the plant and equipment being used for fabrication and assembly   
  • Be proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate.

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About Us

Weltec is a leading Engineering and Process Contractor with extensive experience in delivering complex turnkey projects in Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Industrial, Data Centres, Healthcare, Public Works and Commercial sectors.

We offer competitive salary packages, ongoing support and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) enabling career progression, performance management and incentives and the opportunity to challenge yourself and progress your career with a growing and successful company. Weltec is ISO 9001:2015, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accredited and is also a registered Safe T Cert company.

Carbon Steel Workshop

Workshop Capacity: 8000 sq. ft.

Type of fabrication: Carbon steel schedule pipework and skid assembly

Offsite Fabrication and Finishing 2
Weltec Carbon Steel Workshop
Yellow Gas Pipes Carbon

John Murphy

Quality Director

John is the company Quality Director with overall responsibility for all Quality activities and resources. He is hugely experienced, having worked for many years in the Pharma and Manufacturing before joining Weltec in 2014. He holds qualifications in Chemistry, Quality Assurance, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a Masters in Business Administration.  He has been instrumental in the company’s continuous implementation of new and improved quality standards across all engineering and construction activities. He has also been the key driver in ensuring we fully understand our customer expectations and needs and that we have developed and implemented the quality control processes to meet and exceed these expectations.

Joe McGivney

General Manager, Electrical

Joe is a IPMA certified Project Manager and as General Manager Joe takes a key role in project proposals, project development, construction operations, and communication with all key stakeholders. He applies his extensive engineering and project management experience acquired over his 40 year successful career. He has delivered complex projects across many sectors including Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, ICT Manufacturing and Healthcare.

James Hackett

EHS Director

James is EHS Director and holds a BSc in Management and a H-Dip in Health, Safety & Welfare at Work from UCC. Working closely with the operations director, general manager and contract managers, James has full responsibility all EHS activities and resources across the company. James has been instrumental in directing the company to achieving world-class EHS practices, which have been recognised by NISO with the company winning the Bronze Overall Award and twice winning the Presidents Award for Large Organisations over a 4 year period.

Shane Ryan

Operations Director

Shane holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from UL and as Operations Director he is centrally involved in the direction and execution of all construction operations. He focuses on assembling multi-disciplinary teams to deliver large-scale complex turnkey projects and creating sustainable ongoing partnerships. He has extensive engineering and project management experience across different sectors including Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Industrial and Food.

Gerard O’Leary

Managing Director

Gerard is the Managing Director and one of the original founders of Weltec Engineering in Waterford over 20 years ago. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from CIT and a Masters in Business Administration from UCC. He has 30 years experience in the engineering and construction industries and has been instrumental in the development of the company into a leading engineering and process contractor.