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Shop Foremen manage workshops and coordinate employees responsible for manufacturing handicrafts or doing repairs. Some work areas of these employees are automotive, textile, repair shops and artisan manufacturing. Their duties include providing customer service, overseeing work orders, creating sketches and prototypes, maintaining equipment, collecting payments, and doing paperwork. Well-written resume samples for this role emphasize leadership, technical expertise, customer service orientation, problem-solving skills, and teamwork. An Associate's Degree or training at a vocational school is often seen on Shop Foreman example resumes.

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Shop Foreman

Maintained an appropriate level of spare and replacement parts inventory to support shop operations.

  • Provided timely reports on all shop repairs with-in estimated completion time.
  • Supervised shop technicians on a daily basis to provide work order assignments and required materials for job completion to maintain a minimal work order backlog.
  • Coordinated with Field Maintenance Foreman for the transfer of work that needed shop level repairs including asset transfer protocol.
  • Ensured maintenance personnel performed all actions in accordance with company standards to include safety, conduct, and proper of company resources.
  • Provided input to Regional Maintenance Manager on technical repairs and asset management.
  • Ensured competency of technicians performing training and providing on-the-job instruction.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Computer Programming
Leadership Course
2

Shop Foreman

Quality controlled all vehicles & road tested with customers to ensure complaints were duplicated

  • Dispatched all work flow through the shop & assisted technicians with diagnostics
  • Monitored and scheduled technicians training
  • Wrote service as needed
  • Spoke with customers to help them better understand technical repairs performed on their vehicle
  • Monitor day to day scheduling for shop
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
3

Shop Foreman

Direct repair shop for a Hyster Forklift dealership providing all brands repair service. Responsibilities included supervising 6 shop technicians and 15 field technicians as well as a pickup/delivery driver.

  • Performed in-shop troubleshooting of all forklifts, including electric, gas, diesel and wire guided.
  • Prepared all price quotes for repairs, filed warranty claims, ordered parts and performed quality assurance inspections of all completed repairs.
  • Trained and mentored all apprentice technicians, maintained input on hiring decisions and assisted general manager with employee performance reviews and evaluations.
  • Provided customer technical support support by phone and assited in sales as needed.
Candidate Info
73
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
Combustion Engines
4

Shop Foreman

Responsible for overall management and supervision of all shop operations

  • Created new ordering and paperwork procedures to better streamline parts and organization
  • Maintained contact with all clientele for all current open orders and repair jobs in shop
  • Provided transportation and/or shipping transit for all shop jobs to customer work sites
  • Kept open communication to parts department for approved parts on existing service orders
  • Approved employee schedules and hours worked, building maintenance, fleet maintenance for 60+ vehicles, and assisted with AP coding for all Service Department billing, and performance reviews for group of mechanics.
Candidate Info
49
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
5

Shop Foreman

Coordinated all projects from beginning to end, including meeting with general contractors and other trades, take off blueprints for new and TI work, implementing project timelines, supervising work quality and adherence to specs, and present at all and final inspections

  • Formulated quotes for customers, and responsible for applying for and obtaining necessary work permits from municipalities
  • Ordered and maintained shop inventory, directed workflow of journeymen and junior electricians, and planned and assigned daily schedules
  • Trained and instructed subordinates on detailed procedures, including weekly classes to bring employees up to date on NEC changes and managed monthly safety meetings to maintain a safe, and competent workforce
  • Responsible Managing Officer (RMO) for company, holding an electrical C-10 license
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Transportation
6

Shop Foreman (production Manager)

Managed 5 Group Leaders, 1 PSC, and 55 personnel's daily production of work station cranes across 2 shifts

  • Improved inventory accuracy by managing the cycle counting RCA and continuous improvements
  • Championed a Lean Manufacturing environment for continuous improvement ideas and projects
  • Used ERP system (Syteline) for scheduling, inventory, and labor/material transactions
  • Responsible for 4 band saw and drill lines, MIG welding, paint lines, and shipping and packing areas
  • Emphasized safety through weekly safety meetings resulting in 0 Lost Time Accidents in over 3 years
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Nuclear Engineering Technology
7

Shop Foreman

Improved shop performance from least productive shop to most productive shop in less than one year

  • Studied production schedules and estimated worker-hour requirements for completion of job assignments
  • Supervised and coordinated the activities of workers
  • Interpreted company policies to workers and enforced safety regulations
  • Interpreted specifications, blueprints and job orders to workers and assigned duties
  • Suggested changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, and work crew
  • Analyzed and resolved work problems and assisted workers in solving work problems
  • Operated equipment, such as fork lift, overhead crane, bobcat and dump truck to complete job tasks
  • Performed concrete forming, finishing, and on-site job repairs, including the use of hydraulic cements and epoxy to repair and patch concrete
  • Entered data and created reports
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Shop Foreman

Established project control procedures such as project forecasts and cash flow projections.

  • Retrieved and performed required tests for quality and integrity on product samples.
  • Evaluated procedures and results for accuracy and to determine appropriate next steps.
  • Managed documentation of and training on production procedures and work instructions.
  • Maintained and communicated daily productivity and shipment reports for all departments.
  • Set up station by receiving picking and packing order and gathering packing materials.
  • Tracked time spent on assignments each day for productivity reporting.
  • Operated forklifts and other heavy machinery safely.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Associate of Arts
9

Vehicle Mechanic Shop Foreman

Managed over $50,000 worth of tools for an organization of 264 personnel.

  • Conducted maintenance on over 40 pieces of equipment, to include trailers, trucks, forklifts and loaders monthly to ensure they're in the best condition to carry out the mission.
  • Performed Annual services, technical inspection, and quality assurance quality checks on over 200 pieces of equipment with my team.
  • Scheduled daily tasks using Microsoft Excel for the shop and prioritize jobs depending on the urgency of the equipment or status
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
10

Shop Foreman/lead Technician

  • Oversaw 3-bay repair facility at multiple-lot used car dealership with inventory of 400+ vehicles
  • Test drove, inspected, diagnosed, and repaired vehicles in preparation for sales or as general drive-in service
  • Trained and supervised technicians on shop procedures and repairs
  • Maintained inventory of all shop supplies and frequently used parts
  • Consulted with city fire inspectors and business insurance inspectors to ensure compliance of safety requirements
  • Named lead technician under all state and local operating licenses (Broward County, Florida)
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Automotive Services Technology

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