Group Leader

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
Job ID
# of Openings
Hourly Full-Time
Work Location
On Site

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description


  • Leads personnel, assists in troubleshooting of machines and equipment
  • Performs mill changeovers, startups, and shutdowns.
  • Provides team leadership and coaching to plant teammates.
  • Assists teammates with operational issues and makes corrections.
  • Coordinates with internal and external departments as necessary.
  • Performs setups, operational checks, and complete a visual inspection before operating line.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities and their implementation.
  • Monitors product quality.
  • Keeps work area clean and orderly.
  • Trains other employees when assigned by Supervisor.
  • Makes minor maintenance adjustments to machines with proper training when instructed by Supervisor.
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule
  • Responsible for special projects as assigned.
  • Performs duties in accordance with company safety policies and report unsafe conditions



  • The ideal candidate for the Group Leader position will possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and 3+ years of related experience.



  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to operate storage and material handling equipment (i.e., pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.)
  • Knowledge and usage of measuring and testing devices, hand and power tools.
  • Basic math abilities
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Uncompromising commitment to safety
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with other team members.

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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