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Shop Foreman

Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Posted: 07/10/2024 Employment Type┼ĺ: Contract to Perm Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: TP488394626

Job Description


Shop Foreman 

Our client has been in the steel and fabrication business since 1964. They have grown into one of the largest steel/metal fabricators in Michigan and they are looking to expand their team.

Wage: $25/hr. or more - based on experience
Shift: 1st Shift 5am - 4pm
Schedule: Mon - Fri

Must Have Experience With:
  • Overhead Crane
  • Forklift
  • Mig & Tig Welding
  • Management of 5 or more employees


General Responsibilities:
  • Supervise, lead, and manage employees.
  • Responsible for shift production.
  • Able to communicate shift expectations to employees.
  • Responsible for securing shop at shift end.
  • Disciplines plant personnel as necessary.
  • Leads staff initiatives to maximize organizational efficiency and profitability.
  • Provide appropriate instruction and/or training resources to Department personnel.
  • Monitor and direct the day-to-day activities of Department personnel.
  • Strong analytical skills, mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity are preferred.
  • Able to read, write and speak English.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Self-starter who can work with minimal or little supervision.


Essential Duties:
  • Controls workflow by material handling with overhead crane.
  • Able to operate all yard equipment.
  • Directs workload per employee capabilities.
  • Sits in on weekly production meeting.
  • Manages shop floor space with current workload.
  • Reviews prints prior to fabrication looking for galvanized, oversize, CJP (complete joint penetration) or any other out-of-ordinary work.
  • Receives daily parts shipments and organizes parts for production. Must be able to lift 70 lbs.
  • Checks in finished prints, marks traveler, files in job specific box when completed.
  • Provides guidance with fabrication and welding techniques.
  • Performs quality checks.
  • Helps schedule weld inspections.
  • Communicates with Project Management and job captains on project-related questions and detailing.
  • Fills in for plant manager during absences.
  • Process releases for purchasing.
  • Helps enforce company policies and procedures.
  • Helps enforce safety policies and procedures.


Why work for Qualified Staffing?
 1. We offer a fantastic benefits package to all of our employees. This includes healthcare, vacation/holiday
 pay, and 401K! In fact, these are the same benefits that we offer our corporate employees!
 2. Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once!
 3. We respond to every job applicant within 24 – 48 hours.
 4. We only work with the best client companies

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