Foremost Industries has an immediate opening for a full-time Lead Hand for Small Fab Shop based out of our north facility in Lloydminster, Alberta.


  • Ensure that OH&S regulations and the corporate safety manual are being met
  • Work with Safety to ensure that safe work practices are followed
  • Work with Quality Control to ensure quality requirements are being followed
  • Run weekly safety meetings
  • Organize & plan daily activities in the shop according to priorities and current shop workload
  • Identify and report maintenance items to their Supervisor
  • Look for ways to improve efficiency, heighten quality and improve safety as part of the operation team
  • read & interpret blueprints to ensure parts are correctly made to specification
  • Train, identify and develop employees on all material processing equipment.
  • Other duties as required


  • Proven leadership experience such as supervisor, lead hand, or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of various metal working equipment with a desire to optimize and improve
  • Must have goals for continuous improvement
  • Self-motivated, fast learner and ability to work independently
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Safety Training an asset but will train as required

About Foremost

Foremost is a large and diverse industrial manufacturer. We specialize in equipment for oil & gas, mining, construction and water well markets and have grown to be one of the largest vacuum truck manufacturers in Canada. In early 2019, Foremost acquired the operating assets of Steel Craft Inc. and JTL Industries, leading to the addition of ULC Fuel Tanks and Agriculture Grain Bins to Foremost’s product line. With multiple locations in Alberta, a solid reputation dating back to 1940, over 400 employees and a unique depth of expertise Foremost is a company with great people, great products and a great future. We have adapted, invented, and evolved all of our products with a view to make them more useful and profitable for our customers. For more information about Foremost, visit www.foremost.ca/about.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Lloydminster, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Lead hand: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: One location