We are looking for a General Foreman who provides leadership and is responsible for, although not limited to: Scheduling, workforce planning, coordinating, supervising, assisting in cost control and ensuring the safety, consistent and fair application of all Labour relations policies and procedures, proper training and productivity of teams at the workforce who manufacture steel structural, Bridge components and miscellaneous steel structures.
Quality Orientation, Time Management & Problem Solving
Development and Continual Learning
Accountability and Dependability
Decision making and Judgement
Ethics and Integrity
Planning and Organizing
Enforcing Laws, Rules and Regulations
Effective Interpersonal Skills
Energy & Stress management skills
Coaching and Counseling
Prioritizing and Meeting Deadlines
Knowing and understanding the requirements of and liabilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Participating in Safety/ incident investigations and reviews
Ensures timely responses, actions and corrections to any safety issues
Assessing competency and capability of foreman and tradespersons, evaluating team capability, training, coaching to ensure that team meets required levels of quality
Assigning team tasks
Supporting job training for employees and facilitating mentoring.
Setting and maintaining work standards and outlining behavioural expectations to ensure team morale and productivity
Applying the company’s progressive corrective action policy where applicable and the principles of workplace respect/ conduct
Identifying and/or verifying that all tools and materials required by the team are available and complete
Translating general work requirements into a prioritized work plan for each team
Reviewing inspection reports and coordinating resolutions to deficiencies
Ensuring Foreman’s logs and diaries are maintained
Coordination with Logistics team for production planning for logistics arrangements
Recommending personnel actions such as hiring, training, promotions and corrective actions
Reviewing time cards and addressing issues related to work ethics
Reporting Safety incidents and addressing the issues on time
Supporting Human Resources for conducting corrective actions for employees with issues related to work punctuality, ethics, safety concerns etc
Has 3 or more years’ experience as a shop foreman, who is familiar with other manufacturing trades (Red seal considered an asset)
Form and implement workface team plans and schedules
Assess team skills
Handle the administrative duties of position, including completion of required documents
Encourage, foster and manage differences and diversity in the work place
Understanding of Occupational health and safety and environment policies and procedures
Strong knowledge on reading drawings and interpreting specifications
Strong knowledge of scheduling and planning
Knowledge of administrative tools and systems
Knowledge on Worker’s Compensation Board reporting time frames and responsibilities
Use of Personal Protection Equipment will be required (e.g. hard-hat, safety boots, etc.)
Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in a variety of conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue.
Requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination.
Requires exceptionally high level of Hand-Eye coordination.
Noise level is generally loud.
Excellent stamina is required.
Hazards associated with the manufacturing industry.