VIP Staffing

General Foreman – Steel Manufacturing

Location: HOUSTON, TX

Post Date: 06/23/2017

Our Northeast area client has an immediate temp-to-hire opening for a General Foreman to work in their steel manufacturing facility


The General Foreman reports directly to the Manufacturing Manager with the primary responsibilities of overseeing the daily activities and safety of the production in the assigned department. This position is a working General Foreman.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Comply with all company health, safety and environmental policy and procedures

  • Coordinate department work flow to meet delivery schedules

  • Direct and coordinate the work activity of the Production Foreman

  • Coordinate work activity with other production and support areas to maintain production schedules

  • Maintain established budgetary restraints regarding direct labor efficiency and indirect labor costs

  • Monitors manufacturing procedures and inspects product to insure that a high level of quality is being maintained

  • Actively supports foreman to ensure employee training, safety rules and regulations, industrial hygiene and environmental policies and programs are followed

  • Enforces published work rules

  • Participate in and actively supports quality projects and activities to ensure that the Company achieves its goals

  • Complete necessary paperwork, including production reports, accident reports, and disciplinary notices while enforcing company policies and safety requirements

  • Oversee department scheduled hours along with attendance and punctuality

  • Comply with the company housekeeping policies and standards to maintain a clean and orderly work station

  • Must meet all company quality standards

  • Must be able to run machines and understands that this is a working General Foreman position

  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Willingness to perform task

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a steel manufacturing environment with experience in welding, burning, bending, rolling, and hot/cold forming

  • Excellent leadership skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively to the employees with a focus on safety, cost, quality and on-time delivery

  • Able to read and understand blue prints, drawings, and job cards

  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of a manufacturing facility

  • Is certified and demonstrates the ability to safely operate a lift truck

  • Is certified and demonstrates the ability to safely operate an Overhead Crane

  • Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written

  • Able to read and write in English

  • Excellent mathematics skills

  • Ability to work well with others including all levels of management

  • Must have excellent attendance and punctuality

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Spanish speaking a plus


Working Conditions

  • Tolerate working outside in severe weather conditions as well as exposure to high temperatures, noise, and dust

  • Able to walk, stand, stoop, kneel, bend at the waist and reach for extended periods of time on a daily basis

  • Able to push, lift and pull weights up to but not to exceed 50 pounds

  • Frequent lifting and / or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Lifting devices are available and recommended

  • Able to exceed a 40 hour work week

  • Must wear proper PPE as required


Pay is based on experience

For additional information call 281-484-6900

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