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Job Requisition No.:  17201
Category:  Shipyard



Job Title: Foreman (Rigger) 
Reports To: Head of Piping Production Workshop
Location: Ras Laffan


Job Summary and Purpose
As a Subject Matter Expert (SME), the Rigging Foreman [Workshop & Project - Rigging & Movement Logistics] provides the technical & technological problem-solving ability of production engineering process and planning abilities in order to lead work teams and control production process for material handling, movement and coordination of piping systems and  their components between workshops. Work is executed to a high quality & auditable standard that is consistent with contract work scope, statutory & code requirements, Integrated Management System (IMS) procedures, design parameters, site survey input, Welding Procedure Specification (WPS), stress inputs and vendor data. This job, and subordinates, are performing safe material lifts and movements of piping systems between workshops and projects.


Key Accountabilities:

1. Specialize for critical lifting and rigging activities including arranging of crane and forklift service.
2. Responsible for all pipe shop & onboard piping logistics such as pipe and material movements.
3. Leads a rigging group, that ensure loads are secure, lifted according to yard safety standards
4. Coordinates with crane operator to ensure work schedules are not interrupted. All crane lifts need to ensure materials are on location before work starts.
5. Coordinate for forklift operation to shift pipes.
6. Coordinate with Production Engineer (in charge) for sending pipe for coating (blast/paint/galvanize)
7. Coordinate with transport section to arrange transport for outside yard operations i.e., galvanizing and afloat service.
8. Apply a wide knowledge of engineering practices to resolving management challenges related to production to accomplish the production process in the most effective, efficient and most-economic way.
9. Responsible to scale and integrate physical, human and financial resources at meet high efficiency levels at the lowest possible cost & in pursuit of continuous further improvement. Monitor the daily manpower/manhour consumption for the projects and report to manager. Monitor the daily manhour consumption for the projects and update to section manager for any discrepancy. Plan and allocate the manpower as per the vessel work scope. Closely monitor the daily manpower allocation (WHA). Addresses additional manpower requirements to the section manager to allocate 
10. Review the piping section Work Instructions (WI), Risk Assessment (RA) to cover all the piping activities. Closely follow-up the project in charges for the vessel documentation (SI/Technical Query Report/Work Completion Form/Lesson learnt & Project Postmortem) after completion of vessels.
11. Foster an engaging culture of safe and productive work through role modelling N-KOM's values.
12. Prepare fit for purpose work Permits & Risk Assessments for the identification, control and/or mitigation of workplace risk.
13. Review and update the section Risk Assessments/Environmental Aspects & Impacts as per the latest safe practice and get approval from piping manager.
14. Apply mathematics and statistics to model production systems during decision making process.
15. Design, implement and refine products, services, processes, and systems taking in consideration any constraints and local nuances whether supplier, buyer, substitutes, or new emerging information.
16. Apply appropriate knowledge to design, redesign or improve product & service functionality. Drive and implement process improvements to reduce assembly hours and build cost.
17. Apply concepts and quality techniques throughout the entire production process & system and deploy organizational standards for control proceedings and auditing.
18. Stay up to date with technological developments, enabling them to enterprises and society.
19. Manage and optimize flow (information and production flow).


Key Result Areas
• Productivity - Set & drive KPI
• Safety - foster zero harm culture
• Quality - implement zero reword principles
• Cost - reduced rework and enable timely delivery


Interactions and Working Relationships
Piping Section & All Sections in NKOM
Purpose: To Educate Pipe Shop Team towards Safety, Health, Environment, Quality & Security. To implement SHEQS Requirements with in Pipe Shop Team. To Educate Pipe Shop Team about IMS. To Supervise & Perform the Assigned works to Pipe Shop Team.


External: Clients, Sub-Contractors, Service Engineers & Surveyors.
Purpose: To understand client requirements, update job status. To understand the Sub contractors / Service engineer requirements and to arrange accordingly. For inspection of Piping Items

A Diploma in Mechanical, or Equivalent working experience and Qualified as Rigging Supervisor in Shipyard and Offshore & Onshore projects.

At least 8 years’ relevant working experience Lead in Shipyard Rigging & Lifting. (at least 3 years of experience as Assistant Rigging Foreman role).


Department:  N/A

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