Zekelman Industries

  • Production Foreman - Niles

    Job Locations US-OH-Niles
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    Salaried Full-Time
  • Job Description




    Job Description

    Position Title: Production Foreman - Niles  

    Summary of Position:

    The Production Foreman position is responsible for directing and controlling multiple production operations.  The primary function of the position is to supervise the production of quality products through optimizing the use of production team members. This is a non-bargaining unit position and reports directly to the Plant Manager. This position will be located at our Niles, Ohio Facility.


    Responsibilities/Job Duties:

    • Manages the workforce in a manner that promotes safety and health
    • Produces high quality products through maximizing the use of all resources
    • Ensures attainment of planned production goals
    • Ensures all ISO/IATF quality standards and process procedures are maintained
    • Controls scrap generated during production
    • Involves the work force in developing improvements
    • Achieves cost improvement goals through optimizing labor productivity and expense control
    • Maintains and continuously improves areas, which impact on Team Member safety
    • Involved in the reporting and investigating of behaviors that may result in the progressive discipline of Team Members in accordance with Company policy
    • Ensures that proper training is given to all employees
    • Employs a team building technique while managing the business
    • Ensures that employees are aware of their performance levels through regular communications as well as annual on time formal appraisals
    • Develops and maintains key performance indicators
    • Quickly adapts self and team to changes brought about by modernization
    • Develops back up personnel for all key positions
    • Ensures inventory transactions are correctly done on time and satisfy Company objectives
    • Makes sure inventory variances are properly adjusted
    • Ensures all paperwork is accurate and turned in daily
    • Responsible for special projects as assigned
    • Other duties as assigned by Management


    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • 2-4-year degree in a related field preferred. Exceptions may be made for individuals with process knowledge and workforce management background
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
    • Proven leadership skills
    • 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing facility
    • Possesses good communications skills, verbal and written
    • Must rotate shifts and be available for weekends when scheduled
    • Able to apply various numerical analytical problem-solving methods
    • Computer experience required
    • Must exhibit enthusiasm, maintain a positive attitude and a professional image
    • Must be able to interface with computers and efficient at problem solving
    • Ability to pass hair follicle drug/physical/background check
    • Legally authorized to work in the US


                    Physical Requirements:

    • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
    • Must be able to walk or stand at least 80% of shift.



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