We are looking for a skilled and experienced Shop Foreman to oversee and improve the day-to-day operations of our shop floor. Wiregrass Construction is committed to taking care of our employees and offers excellent compensation and low-cost benefits, with our health insurance costing as low as $18 per week for a single employee. If you’re interested in joining an established and growing company with opportunities for career advancement, we encourage you to apply and grow with us!
As a Shop Foreman, you will lead a team of technicians, manage workflow, ensure quality standards are met, and maintain a safe and efficient working environment. Your strong technical knowledge, leadership abilities, and excellent organizational skills will be instrumental in driving productivity, fostering teamwork, and achieving production targets. The ideal candidate is a natural leader, highly skilled in shop operations, and committed to delivering exceptional results.
- Lead, supervise, and mentor a team of technicians, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure high-quality workmanship and efficient operations.
- Oversee the scheduling and assignment of work orders, ensuring optimal utilization of resources and adherence to production timelines.
- Monitor and track work progress, identifying and resolving any bottlenecks or issues that may impact productivity or quality.
- Collaborate with the manager to establish production targets, prioritize work orders, and implement process improvements for enhanced efficiency.
- Ensure compliance with safety regulations and promote a culture of safety awareness among shop personnel.
- Conduct regular inspections of equipment, tools, and machinery to ensure they are in good working condition, properly maintained, and serviced as required.
- Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions or breakdowns, coordinating repairs and maintenance activities with the maintenance team as needed.
- Maintain accurate records of job orders, work progress, and inventory levels, utilizing appropriate systems or software.
- Provide technical expertise and assistance to technicians, offering guidance in complex repairs, diagnostics, or problem-solving.
- Foster a positive work environment, encouraging teamwork, collaboration, and professional development among shop personnel.
- Develop and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) and best practices to streamline shop operations and ensure consistent quality output.
- Coordinate with procurement and inventory management to ensure adequate stock levels of parts, materials, and supplies are maintained.
- High school diploma or equivalent (technical or vocational training preferred).
- Proven experience as a Shop Foreman or similar supervisory role in an, automotive, or related industry.
- Strong technical knowledge and expertise in shop operations, equipment, machinery, and repair processes.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills with the ability to motivate and inspire shop personnel.
- Solid understanding of safety regulations and protocols related to shop environments.
- Proficient in using shop management systems, inventory software, and other relevant tools.
- Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities with a focus on continuous improvement.
- Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills to effectively manage workflow and meet deadlines.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with shop personnel, management, and other stakeholders.
- Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail.
The posted salary or pay compensation ranges are approximate and dependent on applicable experience and qualifications. Upper ranges are flexible.
EEO: Wiregrass Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will not discriminate based on creed/national origin/religion/color/sex/age/wage and status as individual with a disability or protected veteran.