We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Shop Foreman to join our team. As the Shop Foreman, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of our shop, ensuring efficiency, productivity, and quality. This is a leadership role that requires strong organizational and communication skills. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for leading a team and ensuring exceptional results, we encourage you to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of shop personnel, including technicians, mechanics, and support staff.
  • Assign tasks and prioritize work to ensure efficient workflow and timely completion of projects.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of shop employees, providing feedback and coaching as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies.
  • Maintain inventory levels and order necessary supplies and equipment.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement and operations, to ensure smooth operations and customer satisfaction.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues or problems that arise in the shop.
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure equipment and facilities are in good working condition.
  • Keep accurate records of work performed, repairs made, and inventory levels.

Job Brief:

As the Shop Foreman, you will play a crucial role in leading our shop and ensuring the highest level of service and quality. You will oversee a team of skilled technicians and mechanics, coordinating their work and ensuring that projects are completed efficiently and to the highest standards. Your role will involve collaborating with other departments and maintaining a safe and productive work environment.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and mentor shop personnel, providing guidance and support as needed.
  • Coordinate with other departments to schedule and prioritize work orders.
  • Monitor and maintain inventory levels, ensuring that necessary supplies and equipment are available.
  • Conduct regular inspections of equipment and facilities, identifying and addressing any maintenance or repair needs.
  • Collaborate with procurement to source and purchase necessary parts and materials.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies, conducting regular safety meetings and training sessions.
  • Address any customer concerns or complaints, working to resolve issues and maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and advancements, implementing new techniques and technologies as appropriate.

Requirements and Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical or vocational training is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Shop Foreman or similar role.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Knowledge of shop equipment and tools.
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work effectively.
  • Proficiency in computer systems and software.
  • Valid driver's license.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

The working hours for a Shop Foreman may vary depending on the needs of the shop and any ongoing projects. However, it is generally a full-time position with regular business hours. Some flexibility may be required to accommodate urgent repairs or customer demands.

To become a Shop Foreman, a high school diploma or equivalent is typically required. Technical or vocational training is preferred. Additionally, previous experience in a similar role and strong leadership and communication skills are essential.

The key responsibilities of a Shop Foreman include supervising and coordinating the activities of shop personnel, assigning tasks, monitoring performance, ensuring compliance with safety regulations, maintaining inventory levels, collaborating with other departments, troubleshooting and resolving issues, and keeping accurate records.

Review and Approval:

This job description has been reviewed and approved by the HR department.