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Fabrication Managers oversee fabrication processes and supervise employees. Common duties listed on a Fabrication Manager resume sample are assigning duties, ordering materials and consumables, minimizing waste, providing leadership, inspecting carried work, ensuring a safe workplace, and recruiting staff. Based on our collection of example resumes for this job, essential qualifications include technical expertise, leadership, time management, teamwork, problem-solving orientation, and computer literacy. Most Fabrication Managers hold a degree in an engineering field and are trained in industrial production.

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Fabrication Manager

Managed and directed more than 50 employees in all operations of the fabrication of Wright Line product. Designed and implemented raw material storage layout to support company growth and reduce costs. Implemented raw material tracking software to assist with inventory accuracy, as well as reduced handling and searching.

  • Member of management team that successfully supported an average growth rate of more than 40% over four consecutive years.
  • Implemented a One Order Flow system in the fabrication to reduce necessary floor space by 35%, allowing the wood shop to relocate to the Worcester facility.
  • Managed the execution of World Class Manufacturing including the implementation of Kanban for raw materials utilized during fabrication.
  • Improved complete and on-time shipments by leading a Kaizen Team in reorganization of material flow from the paint line to assembly.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
C
Computer Programming
2

Fabrication Manager

Managed 4 production departments, Mill, 2 Woodshops, and Upholstery shop with a total of 110 employees supplying manufactured components for yachts contributing to a $98M yacht portfolio.

  • Created production schedules, work instructions & operating procedures for these various departments
  • Successfully achieved or exceeded company safety, quality, production and financial goals for six consecutive years.
  • Developed and communicated ISO procedures to achieve Sea Ray’s initial ISO 9001 certification.
  • Certified all production & assembled products to meet company quality & ISO requirements.
  • Used lean techniques to re-engineered facility layout removing NVA activities, improving process flows, cycle times and created a reduction in WIP for a project savings of $205K
  • Developed, trained and implemented New Employee Composite Lamination training program. Instituted on-boarding video featuring, working environments, required PPE & formulated specific supervisor hiring questions. Project decreased new hire turnover by 31% for an annualized savings of $35K.
  • Re-engineered Sea Ray's yacht interior cabinets and developed in-house build processes, prints, BOM’s & SOP’s for a $150K savings to the company over previously purchased out sourced products.
  • Appointed facility Safety Chairman to facilitate and communicate facility safety initiatives and improvements to senior staff, peers and employees.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Iso 9001
C
Quality Management Systems (qms)
BS
Business Administration
3

Fabrication Manager

Managed all fabrication operations including personnel and resource optimization to support $220M in annual sales. Coordinated production and new product introduction, while maintaining labor variances and quality standards.

  • Improved On-time work order percentage from 60% to 98%.
  • Successfully integrated 6 new product lines from a Lightolier plant consolidation. This entailed adding 15 major pieces of equipment. Also selected, and coached 20 new personnel.
  • Conducted Kaizen and Safety training for all department personnel.
  • Coordinated and conducted periodic Cycle Counts. Analyzed inventory variances
  • Involved in developing a Quality and Safety Plan.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
4

Fabrication Manager

Supervision of 25 Fitter/Welders, 3 Sandblasters, 2 Burn table operators and up to 6 laborers. Responsible for overseeing Fabrication and Welding with Military, Aerospace and Wind Turbine contracts. Daily inventory of all material, parts and welding supplies that included gases to ensure no down time or delays. Monitor all employees for proper safety practices and PPE. Review time sheets and work schedules and address as needed. Adjust working hours and assign over time as needed. Monitored welders, equipment and paperwork to make sure procedures were being followed. Preformed inspections of fit up and welds. Counseled employees and did follow ups as needed to include verbal and written warnings.

  • Re arranged staging and holding areas to improve work flow and create more room. This created a safer and worked friendly system and also reduced time needed to set up jobs.
  • Supervised the building and installation of a positioning fixture for one of the Sub Arc stations which decreased handling of the part by 75% and increased manufacturing in that cell by 1/3%.
  • Assisted with setting up the 5S program and did random inspections to ensure continuing improvement in the various departments.
  • Worked with Robotic Sub Arc operator and QA dept. to get an approval to increase weld wire diameter which decreased weld passes by 50% and improved production for that part by 25%.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
Automotive
BA
Nuclear And High Pressure Welding
5

Pressroom and Fabrication Manager

Full operating management responsibility for the strategic planning, development, and production management of four manufacturing departments with 40 employees in a multi-shift operation.

  • Introduced a series of productivity improvement, process reengineering, cost reduction and performance management programs that improve production output, product quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Reduced lead-time by 20% through implementation of one-piece workflow through Kaizen methodology. Matrix results showed positive productivity improvement of 25%.
  • Optimized work efficiency, structured discipline, and met on-time delivery requirements, enhanced customer satisfaction and reduced quality complaints by 15%.
  • Created lean manufacturing through elimination of waste and unneeded materials, reducing material variance by 20% while improving yields by 40%.
  • Established and maintained annual budgets, saving $100,000 in direct labor through reduction in overtime costs
  • Overseen manufacturing tools and equipment in excess of $10 million and work in process over $650,000 per week.
  • Defined and wrote standard operating procedures (SOPs) to supplement new qualifications by reviewing and updating as needed for ISO9001 standards.
  • Involved with strategic production planning, achieving targeted production goals to customer request by 98%.
  • Salary $89,000 Plus Bonus
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting And Bs
6

Lens Fabrication Manager and Sr. Design Engineer

Designed, introduced and managed lens manufacturing facility for complete vertical integration capability

  • Tripled output capacity and revenue; improved the overall product quality and achieved >98% process yields
  • Managed a design and manufacturing team of three technicians and one engineer
  • Responsible for work scheduling, process flow, raw material ordering as well as process system development
  • Introduced a photo-plotting system that improved the light distribution properties of process exposure systems
  • Developed training materials and tracking systems for process technicians and manufacturing engineers
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
Education
BA
Physics
MBA
Master of Business Administration
7

Fabrication Manager

Effectively managed daily activities of 30+ employees, overseeing processes within multiple departments.

  • Increased throughput of manufactured products by 24% in one year
  • Attained improvement of 7% in productivity over the last year (80% to 87% productivity)
  • Completed employee performance appraisals in an objective and timely manner, and reviewed outcomes with employees.
  • Responsible for selection, training and development of production staff.
  • Effectively cross-trained and coached members of the production team
  • Proficient use of SAP to leverage greater functionality and output.
  • Responsible to drive Continuous Improvement, 5S, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
8

Fabrication Manager of A Structural and Miscellaneous Steel Fabricator and Erector

Responsible for the fabrication operations and field support of a mid-sized fabricator.

  • Supervised between six and fifteen employees and oversaw that proper procedures were followed to produce a quality steel product
  • Implemented a new and efficient flow of work through the facility and established inventory control
  • Responsible for scheduling the jobs in order to ensure on-time delivery to the site
  • Requested material quotations, evaluated and ordered materials from the start and to the completion for each required project(s)
  • Responsible for maintaining all needed shop supplies, small tools and consumables
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
9

Fabrication Manager

Responsible for all daily activities of the multi-shift, metal fabrication and powder paint departments. Executed company processes, procedures, and operational guidelines.

  • Improved efficiency by 28%, labor cost per unit by 31%, and on-time by 63%.
  • Hired and trained new employees and conducted performance reviews.
  • Responsible for over 60 direct reports with 6 lead people.
  • Worked with engineering on product re-design projects.
  • Reviewed budgets, costs, and forecasting for increased profitability.
  • Left the company as part of a major reduction in force and plant shutdown.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MBA
Communication
10

Fabrication Manager

Two years supervisory experience in a manufacturing facility whose primary products involve metal forming, [company name] and fabrication of compact track loaders and skid steer loaders.

  • The Terex [company name]/fabrication department has grown by 48 employees since October 2009.D
  • Designed and implemented the current [company name] and fabrication production lines
  • Contributed to the successful integration of the Loegering products into the Terex production facilities.
  • Supervise 53 employees, including 35 welders, 14 metal fabricators, 1 CNC programmer and 3 line leads.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job

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