Rough Brothers
  • 05-Jan-2021 to 06-Mar-2021 (MST)
  • Warehouse
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Full Time

For over 80 years, Rough Brothers has been working with hundreds of clients to design, engineer and manufacture research, teaching, educational and commercial greenhouses. Our business is building the custom greenhouses and conservatories that help commercial growers, retail garden centers, research facilities, universities and schools throughout the country.

Rough Brothers is currently seeking a Weld Shop Foreman to join our dynamic team.

Job title:  Weld Shop Foreman


  • Reviews production orders or schedules to determine product data, such as types, quantities, and specifications of products to plan department operations.
  • Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for welding and material handling, utilizing knowledge or productions processes and methods, and machine and equipment capabilities.
  • Monitor worker safety and plant safety and implement process to reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Prepares operations schedules and coordinates welding activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
  • Reviews productions and operating reports and resolves welding problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
  • Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
  • Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Participate in regular check-in meetings with Productions Manager to discuss project progress, variance reports, obstacles and solutions to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Compiles, stores and retrieves production data using ERP system.
  • Supports cost improvement initiatives and implementation of programs related to operational efficiency.
  • Interfaces with other departments to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Maintains an appropriate labor-management relationship with subordinates.
  • Completes measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
  • Ability to perform manual welding operations using FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), and TIG (Tungsten Insert Gas Welding)
  • Able to perform well defined and repetitive welding operations
  • Reads and interprets blueprints or welding specifications
  • Responsible for documenting time to appropriate manufacturing orders
  • Ensure materials meet the current quality and safety requirements
  • Responsible for following process specifications, production requirements, and safety standards


  • 7+ years of experience in Manufacturing/Welding
  • 5+ years of Supervision
  • Ability to read and understand Standard Drawings is a plus
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to regularly walk, sit, or stand as required
  • Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 30+ pounds
  • OSHA certified preferred
  • Six-Sigma preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Cincinnati, OH


Rough Brothers offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, and life insurance; company match 401(k); tuition reimbursement; paid vacation and much more. Rough Brothers provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.



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