Shop Foreman

Location: Portland, OR

Metro Overhead Door - Shop Foreman

Metro Overhead Door, Inc., the Portland metro area’s largest overhead/garage door company, is seeking applicants for a non-exempt, full-time, Shop Foreman. For more information about our Company, we encourage applicants to view our About Us page.

The Shop Foreman is responsible for coordinating daily operations in the warehouse, ensuring the warehouse and its contents are organized in a systematic and safe manner acceptable by company standards. Through their own effort and utilization of warehouse staff, the Shop Foreman will be responsible for planning and scheduling deliveries and distribution of materials to other team members to ensure timely and efficient dispersal of supplies and products. The Shop Foreman will also be responsible for general building maintenance, coordinating with warehouse staff or outside providers as needed, to ensure proper safety, security, and upkeep of the building.

  • Continuous review of warehouse and inventory to create a systematic process of organization to maximize distribution of materials and supplies to technician staff
  • Actively participate and utilize warehouse staff in distribution of materials to technicians and coordinate schedules of vendors and deliveries to maximize timing and space utilization of traffic
  • Actively work with team members and outside vendors in execution of deliveries or allocation and collection of materials
  • Perform audits of warehouse equipment (ie. fork lift, scissor lift, trailers, etc.) and vehicle fleet for maintenance needs, coordinating with outside vendors to schedule service or repairs when needed
  • Actively work with Inventory Manager to ensure supplies and equipment are restocked
  • Assist or coordinate general building maintenance (ie. sweeping, mopping, lightbulb replacement, AC filters, etc.) requesting for outside service for maintenance that requires specialty work
  • Supervise warehouse staff, providing direction, praise, or constructive criticism in efforts to create a collaborative team effort
  • Utilize company applications (Total Service) and/or computer related software (MS Office, Outlook, etc.) to optimize performance
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Must have 3-5 years of experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Must be able to read, understand, and interpret equipment manuals and procedures in English
  • Basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide, units of measurements, decimals, fractions, computation of figures, amounts, rates, ratios, percentages)
  • Must have active driver license and driving record accepted by the Company’s Auto Insurance underwriting requirements.
  • Must be able to pass DOT certification
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Must be able to identify safety hazards and comply with OSHA rules and regulations
  • Requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to maintain composure under pressure, interact routinely with others face-to-face, telephone, and through other communication methods (written/verbal) using active listening skills and teamwork
  • High proficiency in multi-tasking, organization, time management, prioritization of tasks, delegation, and conflict resolution
The following capabilities are required in order to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden on the company are available to address the following requirements.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand or move for extended periods of time, bending, crouching, walking, climbing ladders, and maneuvering in small areas
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus while working on a computer
  • Employee must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs. and must be able to use hand or power tools and use heavy machinery and equipment (lifts, trailers, etc)
  • May be exposed to various environmental changes such as weather or excessive noise
  • May be exposed to general household cleaning solutions

This is considered a full-time, non-exempt position. Starting wage is dependent on experience. Metro Overhead Door offers a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, AFLAC, 401(k), profit sharing, yearly bonus, and PTO.

Metro Overhead Door provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics and is a Drug Free Workplace.
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