Shop Foreman
Job Details
Lakeland Center Plant 2 - 4150 - Lakeland, FL
Full Time
Day shift

Dero, a PlayCore Company, designs innovative, high-quality, and functional bicycling infrastructure that people rely on every day: bike racks, bicycle storage, public bike repair, and street design amenities. Real-word insight from the bike-centric lives of their employees influences all aspects of design. Dero takes pride in their American-made craftsmanship, sustainable practices, excellent customer service and expertise.


Dero has an immediate opening for a Shop Foreman located in Lakeland, Florida. Responsibilities to include:

Under the direction of the Director of Operations there needs to be accomplishments and results in expectation to job duties; communicating, planning, monitoring, appraising, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees.  As well as initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.  Other duties may be assigned as needed and this is not intended to be all-inclusive

  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Oversee and coach employees
  • Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance
  • Check production output according to specifications
  • Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures
  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards
  • Schedule and secure trucking for anodizing and galvanizing
  • Discipline and counsel employees
  • Satisfy the required hours of the department

High school diploma or GED related experience and/or training.

Product Knowledge

2-5 years typically required

Professional leadership, problem-solving, and time-management abilities, good communication skills

QCI Certification

Demonstrated Mechanical, Hydraulic, Carpentry, Thermal Cutting, Machining, Welding, Pneumatic, Fitting skills and be able to trouble shoot in these areas.


Some travel required between shops, vendors, and job sites


Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Must have the ability to speak effectively before groups or employees of the organization.


Computer Skills:

Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office:  Excel, Word, CAD and Outlook


Dero a PlayCore Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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