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Sheet Metal Supervisor

Job Introduction

The Manufacturing Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the sheet metal production operations. In this role, you will be responsible for leading a team of operators in the daily production of sheet metal parts using laser cutting, punching, and press brake equipment. You will ensure efficient operations, maintain high-quality standards, and meet production deadlines.

Role Responsibility

  • Oversee the daily operations of the sheet metal production department, including laser cutting, punching, and press brake activities.
  • Schedule and assign work tasks to ensure efficient workflow and meet production deadlines.
  • Train and develop team members on proper operation of equipment, safety procedures, and quality control standards.
  • Conduct regular performance reviews and provide feedback to team members.
  • Monitor production processes to identify and address any potential quality issues.
  • Implement and maintain quality control procedures to ensure all parts meet customer specifications.
  • Maintain accurate production records and reports.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure a safe work environment by enforcing all safety regulations and procedures.
  • Address any production issues or equipment malfunctions in a timely manner.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments, such as engineering and planning, to ensure smooth production flow.

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications or Functional Experience

  • Educated to HND or equivalent in an Engineering discipline.
  • Experience in a supervisory or leadership role within a manufacturing or production environment.
  • Strong sheet metal fabrication background.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in sheet metal fabrication or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of laser cutting, punching, and press brake operations.
  • Excellent knowledge of sheet metal properties and fabrication techniques.
  • Experience with quality control principles and procedures.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time effectively, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong commitment to safety and a proven ability to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with Sage X3 MRP systems an advantage.


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Leadership and managerial skills.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and deal with unexpected change.
  • Teamworking skills.
  • Technical expertise.
  • Good IT and analytical skills.


  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.

About the Company

BRUSH Switchgear provide agile and adaptive engineering solutions and products, including consultancy services, design, and project management as well as award-winning product technology, to a wide range of projects.

A chosen partner for national and regional power generation and distribution network operators, through innovation and a commitment to delivering solutions that address grid-resilience and drive system change, we support the global drive to net-zero, helping create a future-proof Infrastructure.



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