Weld Shop Foreman

Job Details

Job Ref: # EB-1967038965
Date Posted: 3/25/2024 8:00:00 AM
City, State: Houston, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $25 - $32


Position Details:
• Title: Weld Shop Foreman
• Location: Houston TX
• Shift: four 10hr shifts (Monday-Thursday 6am-4:30pm)
• Compensation: 60k-75k depending on experience
• Benefits: Company pays 75% of employee benefits, 25% for spouse. Employer paid life insurance; 401k match up to 3%

Position Description:
The Weld Shop Foreman will manage all aspects of fabricated carbon and stainless-steel piping projects from the moment a shop order is turned into the shop until delivery is made and the client is satisfied. Will oversee a team of 10-15 and daily shop floor operations.

• Coordinates with Director of Steel Fabrication to build an accurate production schedule.
• Ensures the production schedule is adhered to so that orders are ready by their required shipment date.
• Assist in developing and evaluating time required by shop staff to complete fit up and welding to accurately estimate costs for future projects.
• Oversees inventory levels for pipe, flanges, fittings, structural components, welding consumables etc. are maintained to meet requirements of open orders.
• Coordinates with Director of Steel Fabrication to confirm all products requiring paint/galvanizing/pickling are scheduled and completed before the required shipment date.
• Maintains communication between Director of Steel Fabrication and fabrication shop as materials are being purchased, received, fabricated, painted, and shipped to the end destination.
• Supervises employees that work in the fab shop including the creation of and implementation of a system of accountability for all direct reports and hiring/firing decisions with approval of executive management.
• Works with or as a QA/QC personnel to ensure that all safety procedures are being followed in the shop.
• Actively suggests clean operational improvements to enhance quality, production, and reduce cost.
• Handles issues that arise in relation to fab shop maintenance and daily warehouse operations.
• Trains and educates welders, fitters, and helpers to increase their knowledge of the AWWA Water Pipe Industry.
• Assists the executive management team in enhancing the culture, reputation, and profitability of the company by being on time, having a great attitude, and setting the example of hard work and dependability for the team you manage.

• Water & wastewater pipe fitting knowledge along with MIG/TIG/Flux core knowledge
• Thorough understanding of, or ability to quickly learn production operations and machinery.
• Experience managing a team, leadership skills, organizational and time management skills.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Proficient with Microsoft office or related software to complete reports and logs
• Must be able to traverse the production facility and lift 25lbs at a time.

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