assistant foreman

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Noun1.assistant foreman - a member of a work gang who supervises the other workersassistant foreman - a member of a work gang who supervises the other workers
boss, foreman, honcho, chief, gaffer - a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
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Ray was an assistant foreman prior to his promotion to foreman and later worked at Star Leisure Centre in Splott, while Sylvia was a machinist, before moving on to become a finishing inspector, working at the factory for 44 years.
Previous employers include Hewlett Packard in the position of Project Manager and B&G Manufacturing as Assistant Foreman in the warehouse, where he also performed some hardness testing.
He was employed for many years at Heald Machine Company as a security guard, a member of the volunteer fire brigade, and retired as an assistant foreman of inspections in 1993.
Thereafter, the assistant foreman category gave way to that of sub-foreman.
The roofer, who has been in the building trade for 40 years, said: "I was working as an assistant foreman in Penryn Bay when Tomlinson and his pickets turned up and ordered us off the building site.
By 24, he had already risen to the post of assistant foreman on a building site and a site manager's position came along a year later.
Our ESOP gives us the pride and motivation of ownership," stated Earl Miller, an Assistant Foreman of Maintenance, who recently retired after 38 years from Baltimore Aircoil Company.
Right off the bat, Al, who is an assistant foreman in the machining department and a member of his company's safety committee, launched into his boss.

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