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Production Lead Hand – Steel Fabrication

May 28, 2017

Barkman Concrete Ltd., a leading manufacturer of precast concrete products for residential, commercial, agricultural and municipal applications, requires a Production Lead Hand – Steel Fabrication to join the team in our Steinbach plant.

In this role you would report to the Assistant Plant Manager and be responsible for the following:

  • Overseeing the welding and rebar fabrication of rebar frames used in pre-cast concrete production
  • Oversee the welding and fabrication of all steel related products that barkman retails to customers
  • Using blue prints ensure product is built to spec
  • Designing jigs and fixtures for various applications
  • Under the guidance of the Assistant Plant Manager, leading a production department in a positive manner to ensure production schedules and initiatives are completed
  • Coaching and training team members in the department on production and safety procedures
  • Encouraging ideas, problem solving and continuous improvement within the team
  • Participating and leading team huddles on a daily basis along with updating information boards
  • Communicating with the Production Supervisor on the status of production progress or any concerns
  • Following machine maintenance protocol and working with the maintenance team regarding any potential issues
  • Ensuring safety and company policies and procedures are understood and followed
  • Willingness to learn about pre-cast concrete, production processes and various equipment

To qualify for this role, you will have:

  • Welding and rebar fabricating experience
  • Previous manufacturing experience in a production metal fabrication shop environment in a lead role an asset
  • Experienced with the use of all tools normally found in a metal fabrication shop, welders, saws, hands tools, steel cutting tools
  • Leadership skills that are motivational, positive and geared towards problem solving
  • Ability to train others
  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Creative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Mechanical aptitude for running and maintaining equipment
  • Ability to understand blue prints and production orders (job travelers)
  • Basic computer skills for entering production data and for operating equipment
  • Flexible in work schedules and working overtime based on production demand

Barkman Concrete offers you a Deferred Profit Sharing Plan, group insurance and education subsidies.  Wages will be dependent on education, skills, and experience. To learn more about our company and products visit

Please submit your resume by June 5, 2017 (Please note that we may start interviewing prior to the 5th)
By email:
By mail: Attention Human Resources
152 Brandt Street, Steinbach, MB R5G 0R2
In person: 152 Brandt Street, Steinbach, office hours 8:00am to 5:00pm

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Production Workers – Steinbach

May 28, 2017

Experience with concrete work and hand tools is an asset. Work requires manual physical labour such as lifting, bending, standing/walking on concrete floors, etc.

Flexibility in working Tuesday to Saturday shift. Ability to work extended shifts (overtime) on a regular basis to meet business demand during the peak season an asset.

As a medium size employer, Barkman offers you a work environment where your opinion and contributions are an integral part to our success.

Barkman offers you a deferred profit sharing plan, group insurance and education subsidies.
Wages will be dependent on skills, and experience. To learn more about our company and products visit

Apply online:
In person: 152 Brandt Street, Steinbach during office hours Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
We will be interviewing and hiring as applications are received.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.