Foreman, Production 2nd/3rd Shift

Job Locations US-OH-Warren
Job ID
# of Openings
Salaried 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



Coordinates labor assignments and supervises employee development while ensuring safe and efficient plant operations. Enforces appropriate safety procedures.  Collaborates with Quality, Maintenance and other Departments to drive continuous improvement initiatives and foster a positive work environment and meet production goals.




  • Leads and promotes healthy and safe work practices as required by regulatory agencies and Company policy. 
  • Performs quality checks on sites and equipment to ensure customer and quality standards are met.
  • Develops work schedules for workers to achieve production goals.
  • Delegates responsibilities to team members.
  • Provides training, cross-training, performs evaluations, reviews, and initiates disciplinary actions.
  • Troubleshoot operational and equipment problems to improve quality and efficiency
  • Generates and reviews daily operation reports to ensure shift continuity and determine appropriate course of actions for any issues. 
  • Identifies, communicates, and escalates maintenance items.
  • Collaborates with the Quality Department to develop and oversee quality standards on site.
  • Develops and implements action plans to improve and attain plant objectives to enhance efficiencies.
  • Review daily operational reports to communicate operational, manufacturing, maintenance issues and shift events to management team to prevent operational delays.
  • Responsible for daily staffing requirements including reassignments, transfers or mandatory over requirements as needed.
  • Documents injuries, makes recommendations and follows up with corrective actions to prioritize safety.
  • Performs payroll and production system computer functions.
  • Hires, coaches, develops, monitors, and evaluates performance of staff.  Reviews and recommends personnel actions for approval. 
  • Performs other duties as they might be assigned.
  • Regular, full-time predictable onsite attendance is an essential function of this role.



  • Associate degree with an emphasis on management / supervision
  • 3+ year supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment




  • Working knowledge of shop floor interfaces, such as MES and SAP or other based platforms
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft office package, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Strong decision making, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong communication and leadership
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to influence productive working relations and team building
  • Willingness to become First aid and CPR first responder trained.




  • Typical administrative / office environment: no exposure to adverse environmental conditions
  • Environmental conditions: protected from weather conditions but not from temperature changes
  • Outside environmental conditions: no effective protection from the weather
  • Hazards: includes such physical conditions, as proximity to moving mechanical parts/vehicles, electrical current, exposure to high heat or to chemicals.





  • Bend, twist, stoop, sit, kneel, crawl, push and pull.  Able to reach in all directions.
  • Walk and stand for extended periods of time to cover 10 to 12-hour shifts.
  • Must be able to lift 60lbs



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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