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Shop Foreman

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/12/2017 11:56:51 AM
  • 2824670
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Surface
Location(s): United States ; Texas; Odessa


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Role Summary:
The Shop Foreman will provide direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Shop Foreman you will:

  • Direct the work activities of hourly skilled trade employees in troubleshooting, building and repair of pressure control products
  • Facilitate the hourly workforce by setting clear expectations on production output, EHS compliance, and quality workmanship
  • Be responsible for daily workforce job allocations and shift support coordination
  • Perform administrative duties in a timely manner including time and attendance, workforce training requirements, safety meetings, self-audits, Injury and Illness reporting, work order and safety work order backlog control, and overtime management
  • Coordinate with other departments to schedule based on customer requirements
  • Develop project specific scopes of work, schedule, and manage multiple people building and repairing several different customer pressure control product lines
  • Be responsible for the training and compliance of all direct reports
  • Develop and maintain a positive and respectful work climate with all employees
  • Communicate to employees all business goals and objectives
  • Assure compliance with all methods to ensure top quality products
  • Be responsible for the implementation and participation of all management initiatives

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 5 years of experience in a shop leadership role)
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a shop leadership role

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Previous experience in a position with direct reports
  • Prior experience in facility maintenance and project management
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the workforce
  • Ability to motivate and drive productivity among the work force using sound human relation skills
  • Six Sigma training or Equivalent Quality training
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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    Locations: United States ; Texas; Odessa

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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