Night shift:  Monday-Thursday.  4:30 PM to 3:00 AM.


Materials Foremen will have 5 or more years’ experience in leadership and/or management in a manufacturing environment.  They will be knowledgeable and competent in their abilities to maintain high levels of production without deviating from ADF established quality standards.  Materials Foremen will lead by example while maintaining excellent communication between Production Management and teams to ensure that planning and coordinating resources meet the production schedule. 


Duties Summary/Responsibilities:


  • Report to Production Manager
  • Oversight of all Overhead Crane functions, production needs and material movement from the CNC department to the fabrication department
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor, on a daily basis, your section’s work activities, work progress and resources necessary to meet the production schedule and timescale for the completion of the work
  • Conduct and oversee the fabrication shop organization, shop cleanliness and bay setup for fitters and welders
  • Provide new-employee orientations and inform, train and promote safe work methods and environment
  • Responsible for ensuring that safety rules and regulations are respected
  • Interact/meet with your group on a regular basis, and as required, to provide guidance, updates, changes in schedule or methods, etc
  • Investigates all incidents which occurred in your section and complete appropriate reports.
  • Enforce disciplinary actions when appropriate
  • Perform scheduled performance appraisals
  • Responsible for time keeping of group
  • Direct flow of materials; log locations and completions
  • Report and coordinate equipment repairs and inspections
  • Any other related duties, as required and/or special projects as needed.





  • Ability to manage output
  • Operational knowledge of material handling including rigging jigs and overhead cranes
  • Effective communications with managers and subordinates
  • Zero Loss Mindset/Culture
  • Asset Utilization
  • Ability to learn on the go
  • Adaptability to newfound knowledge and application thereof

Physical Requirements:


Must have the ability to perform the following activities and sustain for varying lengths of time: stand, walk, bend, twist, squat, kneel and stoop on a constant basis.  Also must have the ability to push and pull material such as in and out of break and shear.  Must also be able to climb ladders or stairs to work from elevated locations periodically.   Must be able to use hands to reach out of power zone in order to operate welding equipment, sort parts, and operate various types of electric and pneumatic power tools.  May also occasionally have to assume awkward postures to inspect or troubleshoot issues with fabrications.  Ability to fully articulate Shoulder, elbow, hand, and wrist.  Must have the ability to grasp and sustain grip on power tools such as but not limited to: 9” & 4” grinders, needle guns, belt sanders etc. for extended periods of time.  Often lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds; use hands, arms and upper body on a frequent basis.  Ability to perform work in variable climate conditions such as but not limited to, hot, cold, dusty, noisy etc.  May also be required to wear appropriate respiratory protection should the need arise.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.