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Shop Foreman - Dothan, AL

Location:  Dothan, AL, US, 36303
Company:  Midsouth Paving Inc


Job ID:  122186


Midsouth Paving, Inc., part of Oldcastle Materials South Division, is a leading supplier of quality asphalt and Construction Services in the Southeastern U.S., with operations in Alabama, southern Tennessee, Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Working with government agencies, private contractors, counties and municipalities, we produce millions of tons of quality construction materials and pave many miles of highways every year. Our highly skilled workforce strives to deliver the highest quality products and services in a safe, timely and efficient manner, on every project.  Mid-South Paving, Inc.  is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify Participant.


Position Overview

The Shop Foreman is responsible for overseeing the daily activities in a shop. This includes, but is not limited to technician scheduling and effectiveness, repair procedures, technical advice/guidance and overall fleet condition.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure employee driven safety culture is in place and effective.
  • Implement, manage and maintain effective scheduling process to ensure overall preventative maintenance program is in place.
  • Technician effectiveness scheduled, tracked and managed thru visual management, activity sampling and through time scheduled vs time shift schedule comparison.
  • Shift schedule management based on production needs and efficiency in place.
  • Daily T5/Performance meetings held with technicians based on tracked metrics of productivity, quality and safety.
  • Define, implement and utilize current Work Order process with focus on CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Software) tool in order to effectively manage and track all equipment repairs.
  • Implement and ensure effectiveness of repair processes.
  • PM/Lube process and system in place to ensure timely maintenance on fleet.
  • Annual inspection process to ensure scheduled maintenance to reduce downtime.
  • Maintain Federal, State and local compliance with all DOT laws and regulations including annual DOT inspections
  • Maintain awareness and compliance with all MSHA and OSHA regulations affecting shop and equipment operations
  • Track, manage and reduce all re-active repairs on break downs, door calls and service calls.
  • Oversee VCR/VIR process to ensure effective inspections are being performed daily and repairs completed.
  • Communicate with local vendors to ensure effective outsourced repairs.
  • Implement and ensure 5S culture is driven throughout all technicians.
  • Utilize Sourcing teams input on any significant purchases or agreements. 
  • Communicate daily with operations manager with repair schedules and status.
  • Communicate weekly with area manager and equipment manager with repair schedules and status.


Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma required with a minimum of 3 years of shop experience required.
  • Experience working with electronic equipment management systems preferred.
  • Experience in heavy earth moving equipment and on and off highway trucks and asphalt paving equipment preferred. 


Knowledge / Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • High ethical standards


What Oldcastle Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Materials South Division is a part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., the third-largest aggregates and ready mixed concrete producer, and the number one asphalt producer in the United States.  The South Division consists of three regions:  Appalachian Materials, Midsouth Materials & Preferred Materials.  Companies operate in the states of Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, with limited operations in Georgia and South Carolina.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Oldcastle Materials, South Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link  

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Nearest Major Market: Dothan

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