Job Info
Job Title: Shop Foreman
Location: Surprise, AZ
Job Number: 11723
Posted Date: 4/2/2021
Job description

Rousseau Farming Company®, a leading grower, packer, and shipper of premium quality conventional and organic vegetables in the Phoenix metro area is seeking a Shop Foreman in Surprise, AZ

The Shop Foreman will assist the Equipment Manager in the daily operations of the shop. Oversee the repair and maintenance of all equipment and assure work is done correctly, timely and in a safe manner. The position will be hands on and require a strong mechanical background.


  • Supervise, train, and assist mechanics in repairing agricultural equipment.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot engine, drivetrain, hydraulic and electrical issues.
  • Order and maintain an inventory of parts.
  • Perform DOT annual inspections on trucks and trailers.
  • Organize, clean and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Interact with Farming Managers and Equipment Operators to keep updated on problems or potential problems with all farming machinery.
  • Track and record all repairs, maintenance intervals and documentation on Equipment.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience repairing and maintaining heavy equipment. Preferably working with John Deere tractors and agricultural equipment
  • Ability to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair diesel/gas engines, drivetrains, hydraulics, and electrical issues with heavy equipment
  • Proven history of supervising 5 or more mechanics
  • Ability to read and understand parts diagrams, schematics, service and repair manuals
  • Good communication skills – ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not necessary
  • Able to work full time, weekends, nights and holidays
  • Own and maintain own tools
  • Have and maintain a clean driving record
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug screening
  • Possess basic computer skills


Some vocational or community college with related coursework or equivalent experience required.


  • Able to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean and service machinery
  • Prolonged periods standing and walking
  • Ability to work outside in extreme weather conditions
  • Must be able to visually inspect machines
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 LBS


Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Includes health insurance, vacation, sick, 401K, uniforms.

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