Senior Lead Foreman


About Fews Marquees
At award winning Fews Marquees we have built a reputation for delivering high-end bespoke designs in the temporary structures and premium events sector. Our client list includes some of the UK’s top agencies, prestigious venues, sporting bodies and blue chip organisations. From the location of Silverstone at the heart of Formula 1, to Blenheim Palace and Jaguar Land Rover, our premium marquees have been delighting guests, employees and delegates for over 15 years. We take immense pride in the work we do and are delighted to be expanding our growing team, due to demand for our services.

Key Role:
To recruit, manage and develop all rigging teams, to ensure safe and efficient instillation/removal of all marquee structures and events across the business.

To take overall responsibility for the efficient delivery of all client orders, to specification and budget. To act as principle client liaison, ensuring client satisfaction is maintained at all times.

To champion and safeguard health and safety amongst all operational field teams.

To lead the company’s compliment of Lead Foremen, Foremen and Seasonal Riggers, including taking day-to-day line management responsibility for all operational field staff
To task and delegate operational team workloads to enable accurate, timely, efficient and professional set ups and take downs on all jobs
To ensure all operational teams are kept motivated to work efficiently and maintain a positive attitude at all times
To train, monitor and check that all company policies and procedures are being followed at all times on site and within the yard
Build (and dismantle) Health and safety rules are observed
Disciplinary action is taken where the above is not followed or met
To provide team briefings (toolbox talks) prior to any jobs commencing and debriefing meetings following every dismantle
To ensure all vehicles are loaded correctly and accurately at the yard (working with the Warehouse Manager) before leaving for site
To ensure proper site preparation has been done before any teams leave the yard, liaising with the Head of Operations to ensure teams all have:
Operational briefing packs for the job (including returns and site completion paperwork)
Map and directions
Client name and contact details
To be the first point of contact for all Lead Foremen, in relation to any queries, personnel issues and complaints within their teams or build jobs
To make sure all equipment and vehicles are being treated by operational field staff, with respect at all times
To liaise with the Head of Operations in relation to forward planning, stock control and resource allocation
To take overall responsibility for the quality of all marquees/events ensuring our “award wining” standards are maintained
To build and maintain positive relationships with Fews’ and client’s designated contractors, delivering best value in all instances and a seamless integration of their services
To be part of an ‘on call’ rota with the Lead foremen for emergencies
To perform additional duties as delegated by the Head of Operations

Previous Experience
Extensive work in the marquee hire industry essential
Experience of Roder Premium and Clearspan structures required
English as a first or second language, as all marquee structures will be erected in the UK

Personal Specification
Confident, motivated and enthusiastic with high standards and the ability to deliver jobs on schedule. You’ll be responsible for delivering a great product and service to our clients. You must have a positive influence on your team and present our clients with a professional ‘can do’ attitude. You’ll need to be well presented, committed, punctual, trustworthy and fun. You’ll be keen to take this opportunity to learn, grow and achieve well above average results.
Exceptional candidates have the ability to raise their salary above the advertised earnings threshold.

Delivery notes

Located Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Collection Only

Contact notes

Ian Few
01527 821789
07976 693430

Office Hours 6.00am - 5.30pm

Price: £45000 +VAT
Ref#: C9B3462516AE

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