The workshop coordinator must have a thorough
knowledge of the activities associated with a large chemical or refinery plant
workshop. He must be conversant with the
day-to-day running of a large workshop/ the procedures, recording, auctioning,
and dispatching of work. He must have a
sound working knowledge of machining practices* (lathe machines, milling,
drilling, heat treatment, balancing operations welding and fabrication
pipefitting, heat exchanger maintenance). Further duties will include:
1. Construction and continual
updating of a manpower chart for each division in the workshop.
2. Liaison with the administration
of workshop employees for their personal or work-related problems.
3. The control of all employees
(including senior supervisors) in the workshop divisions.
4. The control of all work
entering the central workshop and to calculate and measure the size and extent
of work entering the workshop.
5. The distribution of work to
6. Selecting the correct machine /
equipment for the proper workflow
7. The ordering of all materials
and tools for the workshop.
8. Keeping in daily contact with
9. The solving of all work-related
problems with departments.
10. Responsibility for all workshop
11. Responsibility for ensuring
that administration and communication¬ systems and procedures function
12. Able to request and order
materials for the workshop when necessary.
13. Responsibility for the training
of all employees in the workshop where required.
14. Responsibilities for ensuring
all Safety Regulations are observed at all times and to ensure good workshop
15. Must be able to operate any
machine tool, on the workshop and on situ, in case of need
16. Must be prepared to be on call
17. KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
a. Eng. Degree in mechanical
b. Technical Diploma in machining
c. English language
d. *A minimum of 10 years'
experience of machining practices, welding and fabrication, good knowledge of materials
and machine tools (mandatory).