Fabrication Manager

Top Fabrication Manager Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Fabrication Manager. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Fabrication Manager resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.6% of Fabrication Manager resumes contained Safety Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Fabrication Manager actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Fabrication Manager resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Safety Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Developed master schedule and work assignments, monitored performance and compliance to safety procedures.
  • Train operators on all equipment and safety procedures for all manufacturing metal processes.
  • Demonstrate equipment operations and work and safety procedures to new employees, or assign employees to experienced workers for training.
  • Insure safety procedures and processes are followed by all employees and perform weekly safety meetings and ergonomics talks.

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2. Fabrication Department

high Demand
Here's how Fabrication Department is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Coordinated and managed all aspects of operations and productivity in Fabrication department.
  • Conduct reviews and enforce disciplinary actions with all Fabrication Department employees.
  • Supervised day-to-day activities of an eight-person fabrication department.
  • Hired fabrication department employees and disciplined when necessary.
  • Collect and record all Fabrication Department employees' times for each job as well as bi-weekly payroll.
  • Review resumes and conduct interviews and weld tests for possible candidates for the Fabrication Department.
  • Manage the Fabrication Department in a high paced, high energy medical product work environment.
  • Managed the fabrication department of 45 employees with $14+ million in annual sales.
  • Plan jobs for sheet metal fabrication department, organized schedules for production.
  • Manage fabrication department to include machine, welding, and painting processes.
  • Developed and implemented the fabrication department's new hire employee training program.
  • Train and develop personnel in other areas of Fabrication Department.
  • Generate bar lists for the delivery and fabrication department.
  • Managed and worked in fabrication department Managed inventory.
  • Decreased defects by 40% and received the remark of best fabrication department during the ISO inspection.

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3. ISO

high Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Served as company liaison with area construction companies to improve relations, customer satisfaction and quality assurance.
  • Instituted on-boarding video featuring, working environments, required PPE & formulated specific supervisor hiring questions.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Managed supervisors to improve product consistency and quality to customers.
  • Developed and implemented ISO-9001 based Quality Control Manuel.
  • Managed, plans, and coordinated work activity with supervisors; coordinated production activities and provides guidance to manufacturing process plan.
  • Manage three shift supervisors and their 96 non-exempt associates through processes including press brake, punch press and N/C equipment operations.
  • Conducted reviews of ISO, P&ID, and all materials which received sign-off on all MTR.
  • Planned, scheduled, and led all activities associated with internal audits to ensure continued compliance to ISO9002.
  • Reviewed ISO schematics to ensure the project Bill of Materials were accurate and the prints were complete.
  • Manage 17 employees and 1 supervisor over 3 shifts, including the associated variable budget.
  • Developed and communicated ISO procedures to achieve Sea Ray s initial ISO 9001 certification.
  • Act as a liaison between designers, line managers and Director of Sourcing.
  • Certified all production & assembled products to meet company quality & ISO requirements.
  • Acted as the liaison between the manufacturing facility and the client.
  • Supervised 3 production supervisors and 45 production operations on 24/7 schedule.
  • Created ISO 9002 work instructions for Fabrication department.
  • Key Achievements: Developed supervisors and team leads by thinking outside the box using lean methodologies.
  • Accomplished the production of carbon fiber tooling and aerospace parts to ISO Class 8 cleanroom standards.
  • Developed and implemented processes and procedures for compliance with ISO9001:2000 and Nuclear Quality Assurance programs.

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4. On-Time Delivery

high Demand
Here's how On-Time Delivery is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Improved yields and on-time delivery while posting a 50% reduction in work in process (WIP) and cycle time.
  • Reduced direct staffing by 28% while improving on-time delivery from 75% to 100%.

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5. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Developed and implemented Estimating and Project Management Policies and Procedures to ensure Profit Margins and Customer Service were maintained.
  • Provide excellent customer service, customer relations & complaints, monetary responsibilities, handling of collection
  • Provided price quotes and lead times to the sales department and or customers directly to ensure the best customer service possible.
  • Worked side-by-side with CFO and Customer Service to allow maximum profit while minimizing Operating Costs.
  • Used public relations and customer service skills when calling on new and existing accounts.
  • Greeted customers, provided high quality customer service.
  • Established excellent customer service and tech support.
  • Played a key role in increasing customer retention and maintain optimal customer service with innovative and cutting edge customizations and fabrications.
  • Provided excellent customer service, completed survey and design criteria's for architects, developers and business owners.

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6. Process Improvement

high Demand
Here's how Process Improvement is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Created engineering and process improvements to shorten production lead times of higher volume build-to-order products.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives to support the achievement of material performance objectives.
  • Proposed process improvements to increase quality and efficiency.
  • Managed 17 Fabrication employees in process improvement and increased On Time Delivery by 8%.
  • Manage all shop activities including work flow and process improvement.
  • Team leader for Process Improvement Team of press brake set up reduction for all six locations in Dayton Rogers' corporation.
  • Process improvement and lean manufacturing implementations (kanban system, 5s and tack time reduction)

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7. CNC

high Demand
Here's how CNC is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Maintained and operated CNC milling & routing equipment, 3D printers and laser plotters in undergraduate/graduate design lab.
  • Managed Press Brake Cell, CNC Machining Department, Welding Department, Powder Coating and Assembly Areas.
  • Program CNC machines and also provide troubleshooting and programming support for the operators on the floor.
  • Implemented a 3rd shift for the CNC equipment to increase capacity and through-put to reduce overtime.
  • Trained, supervised, and scheduled up to 9 machine operators of CNC machining equipment.
  • Develop tooling and machinery programs for CNC Machining, Robotic and Manual Welding.
  • Learned how to use and set up a CNC machine.
  • Coordinate delivery of new CNC machining centers.
  • Trained new employees and provided backup on CNC Plasma machine, press brake and powder coating.
  • Managed the preventive maintenance process of robotic and CNC machinery.
  • Program, Set-up and Operate Amada CNC Brake Presses.
  • acquired by Newport Corporation) Departmental manager and CNC programming lead simultaneously supporting 4-7 projects on a regular basis.
  • Upgrade 5 Axis CNC Machining Centers Retool Fixtures, Modify Tooling Repair and Rebuild Fanuc Robotics
  • Programmed, operated, maintained and repaired Trumpf laser and Aronson cnc plasma cutter.

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8. Production Schedules

high Demand
Here's how Production Schedules is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Coordinated production schedules to allow for timely completion of multiple projects.
  • Integrate and manipulate developments into production schedules.
  • Insured compliance to production schedules, process quality, efficiency standards, budget, inventory and data reporting.
  • Determined suitable crewing requirements, scheduled employees and worked with Human Resources to meet changing production schedules.
  • Reviewed weekly drum, parts and metal prep shop production schedules and create team plans accordingly.
  • Coordinate production schedules, shipping completed product, and ordering of raw materials for 24/7 operation.
  • Created production schedules and work assignments and directed professional support staff.
  • Release of raw materials from suppliers to meet production schedules.
  • Directed planning of daily and projected production schedules.

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9. Inventory Control

high Demand
Here's how Inventory Control is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Handle cost estimating, job scheduling, production control, and inventory control.
  • Inventory control many cycle and full physical counts.
  • Supervised framing staff Inventory control of all framing supplies including the readymade department Developed a love for creative custom framing

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10. Fabrication Shop

high Demand
Here's how Fabrication Shop is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Developed procedures that improved communication between the estimating department and fabrication shop achieving decreased downtime and increased productivity.
  • Managed fabrication shop, employee development, standardized procedures and implemented cloud-based project tracking & scheduling program.
  • Directed operations of sheet metal fabrication shop.
  • Pipe Fabrication Shop Superintendent Organization, staying on task and follow through is a valuable trait I bring to work.
  • Created and implemented a safety program for the fabrication shop resulting in zero accidents for a period of 18 months.
  • Directed a staff of 30-50 fabrication shop craft to ensure complete, accurate and on-time shipments.
  • Managed and trained Fabrication Shop employees.
  • Train and monitor rebarfabrication shop personnel for quality and production for the Wilmington based fabrication shop.
  • Manage daily operation of rebar fabrication shop, tracking all jobs progress and maintaining inventory.
  • job duties and responsibilities include the following: Managed fabrication shop's day to day operations.

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11. CAD

high Demand
Here's how CAD is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Developed daily goals format and communicated these to shop leads Instituted documentation process from totally non-existent to AutoCAD 2000 format.
  • Managed Cisco MDS 9506, Brocade 4800, and 3800 using Cisco CLI, Fabric Manager and Brocade CLI.
  • Selected to serve on the Board at Kalamazoo Community College to aid in developing the Welding Academy.
  • Oversee and give CAD department direction developing print color ways, repeat and layouts.
  • Performed Firmware upgrade and downgrade (Fabric OS) on Brocade switches.
  • Performed all AutoCAD, nesting, and technical drafting required for projects.
  • Created tool and fixture designs for manufacturing department using AutoCAD 2012.
  • Used AutoCAD 2004, Peachtree accounting & other computer programs.
  • Created drawings in both AutoCAD 2004 and Solidworks 2002.
  • Assisted engineering with Autocad drawings and dimension changes.
  • Switch types range from Brocade E40K's, Mcdata ED140M, to ED32M.
  • Mentored students on conceptualizing presentations, 3D modeling practices and CAD/CAM stan- dards.

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12. Raw Materials

high Demand
Here's how Raw Materials is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Identified, sourced and presented cost saving of 10-20% seasonally on key raw materials for Wal-Mart Private Labels core programs.
  • Track parts/raw materials through AS400/ JD Edwards for planning parts and tracking materials flow.
  • Managed inventory control, including purchasing of raw materials and stocking levels.
  • Researched inventory needs for raw materials and supplies and determined lead times.
  • Procured raw materials at best possible prices.
  • Managed raw materials, manpower, and scheduling for a department with twenty-seven work cells and approximately eighty associates.
  • Established raw materials department for a brand that transitioned from 90% market buys to 70% product development.
  • Track raw materials testing, create and maintain raw materials library.
  • Introduced new Raw Materials Research and Development Trend research and presentation, established "core fabric" library

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13. Drill Press

high Demand

14. Aluminum

high Demand
Here's how Aluminum is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Fabricated aluminum pool cages to design and customer specifications.
  • Design and build props for theatrical sets from wood, steel, aluminum, and other materials for special events.
  • Coordinated logistics for shipping and receiving materials such as; Extruded Aluminum and Glass.
  • Manufacture and installation of aluminum truck van bodies.
  • Design, Engineer and Fabricate NEW products from Acrylic, Delrin, Aluminum and Wood.
  • fabricated Aluminum Storefront windows, doors, and installed various glass types.

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15. MIG

average Demand
Here's how MIG is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Installed and configured Cisco MDS 9140/9120 and involved in the SAN migration from Brocade 3800 CISCO.
  • Migrated data from CX-600 to CX-4 Using SAN Copy.
  • Supervised team of six skilled TIG and MIG welders, helping them fabricate weldments to dimensional tolerances.
  • Performed host multi-pathing and hardware redundancy best practices while online data migrations and online SAN migrations.
  • Use Aluminum Mig and Arch welding machines.
  • Operate and maintain mig welding equipment.
  • Include Punch Presses, Press Brakes, Spot / Mig Welding.
  • Operate a press, shears, rollers, plasma cutter, and mig and tig welders.
  • Migrated several Solaris servers to DMX-4 from DMX 3000 using Open Migrator, Logical Volume Manager and Veritas Volume Manager.
  • Punch press, brake press, shear, cnc plasma cutter, mig and tig welding Sheet Metal

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16. Daily Operations

average Demand
Here's how Daily Operations is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Managed daily operations which included including opening and closing procedures, accounting, merchandising and hiring staff.
  • Managed daily operations for weld fabrication shop.
  • Provided direction of daily operations of a section and actively assisted, and provided direction to, subordinates as required.
  • Managed daily operations for 3 production lines, with direct oversight of 4 fabrication engineers.
  • Manage the daily operations of in-shop personnel and installation crews.
  • Executed daily operations as a Superintendent on all my projects.
  • Managed daily operations and manpower for the Watford City Fabrication Shop and Dickinson Fabrication Shop.
  • Executed daily operations of a 10,000 square foot pipe fabrication shop.

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17. Machine Shop

average Demand
Here's how Machine Shop is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Coordinate and Prioritize fabrication jobs between sheet metal department, welding shop, machine shop, and finishing department.
  • Managed the flow of finished parts to the machine shop, blasting booth and to stress relief furnace.
  • Oversee day to day operations of full service welding, fabricating, and machine shop.
  • Coordinated with vendors, sales reps and machine shops for aid in project completion.
  • Managed tool & die dept., machine shop, fabrication, and Engineering dept.
  • Increased productivity of the Machine shop by 50% over 2012 results.
  • Coordinated schedules with Panel and Machine shop to meet deadlines.
  • Manage all machine shop activity from Staffing.
  • Manage 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift Tool/Die, Jig/Fixture, Machine Shop & Assembly personnel.

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18. Stainless Steel

average Demand
Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Weld precise robotic parts out of aluminum, stainless steel, and mild steel.
  • Construct anything from thin gauge stainless steel exhaust to 1-1/2steel plate weldments.

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19. Setup

average Demand
Here's how Setup is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Implemented quick change setups and reduced material handling by consolidating departments closer together.
  • Designed and improved tooling to obtain faster setup and run rates.

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20. Product Quality

average Demand
Here's how Product Quality is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Implement continuous improvement plan with Boeing and Airbus on-site source inspectors to improve product quality related to manufacturing workmanship.
  • Coordinate resources for retail divisions to ensure material availability, product quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • Managed activities and supervised employees, ensuring the process, production requirements and product quality expectations are met.
  • Implemented ISO 9001 certification standards to ensure product quality and no escaping defects.

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21. R

average Demand
Here's how R is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Introduced human resource techniques to department managers which explained company policies more effectively to new employees.
  • Research junior trends seasonally and collaborate closely with designer to execute.
  • Generate productivity and performance reports driven by metrics.
  • Perform PCB inspection of first articles to determine quality and conformity to the component level, under a microscope.
  • Order and keep track of all sample yardage, to ensure all was on schedule and within budget.
  • Involved in most critical quarterly basis DR drills for performing shifting of applications and users to assembly environment.
  • Execute all woven, print and cut & sew sample yardage according to monthly calendar.
  • Research and develop fabric that is on trend, customer and brand right.
  • Measured glass with tape to verify dimensions and observed glass to detect defects.
  • Oversee fabric area, to stay organized and maintained for easy team communication.
  • Supervised 10 employees which covered two separate departments within the company.
  • Removed and replaced worn cutter heads, using hand tools.
  • Source within price structure, maintaining brand integrity and aesthetic.
  • Started vacuum-cupped crane, to lift and transfer glass.
  • Implement adopted fabrications each season into PLM system.
  • Provide on site soldering training for team members.
  • Traveled Internationally for trade shows and trend forecasting.
  • Operated single cut machine to cut glass.
  • Worked closely with Product Development to ensure fabric was on time for sample making and met price parameters.
  • FREELANCE Contract work for Fabric Merchandising, Research & Development and Visual

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22. TIG

average Demand
Here's how TIG is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Investigated and implement ideas for quality improvement, increased productivity and cost reduction.
  • Investigate and analyze possible causes of poor machine efficiency and web quality.
  • Contributed to small, multi-functional, tightly-knit product group creating seasonal women s sportswear lines.
  • Investigate and complete all workers compensation forms.

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23. Osha

average Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Experience with OSHA safety as well as employee safety.
  • Have to follow OSHA guidelines and make sure Employees are following OSHA regulations.
  • Operate facility in compliance with OSHA and Sapa standards.
  • Conducted monthly safety meetings to meet Osha requirements.

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24. SAN

average Demand
Here's how SAN is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Monitor the storage systems for the disk allocations, FA port assignments and prepare the documents related to the SAN environment.
  • Earned respect with a proven ability to obtain high performance levels from employees while maintaining a pleasant working atmosphere.
  • Coordinated Air Force strategic exercise within a global wartime scenario; met reconnaissance mission in 3 days.
  • Managed the organization's annual supply and operating budget of $200 thousand dollars.
  • Utilized Cisco MDS9000 SAN switches utilizing Cisco Fabric Manager.
  • Performed daily SAN management activities like zoning, unzoning, bind & unbind LUN's and LUN masking with hosts.
  • Steel cleaning by sand blast process Final and retouch paint of our products.
  • Managed and administered SAN infrastructure using Symcli, Navisphere Manager, Celerra Manager, Cisco Fabric Manager and Device Manager.

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25. Direct Reports

average Demand
Here's how Direct Reports is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Managed 10 direct reports and over 500 indirect reports inside warehouse, production lines and inventory control.
  • Set and managed performance targets for direct reports.
  • Trained & mentored direct reports.
  • Mentor, direct and supervise direct reports and have a good understanding of the company's business goals.
  • Managed a shift of direct reports in fabrication and subassemblies for Airbus 350 aircraft.
  • Manage 3-5 direct reports Calculate quantities of and order materials for projects Travel to repair and install fabricated parts onsite.

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26. Lab Dips

average Demand
Here's how Lab Dips is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Approve all lab dips, strike off and bulk fabric considering factors of color matching, print design and hand feel.
  • Manage approval process of all strike off's and technically correct lab dips to precise color matching.
  • Approved lab dips, strike offs, final product samples and test reports.
  • Approved lab dips and trim company wide.
  • Signed off on all overseas submits (lab dips, pre prod.

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27. AWS

average Demand
Here's how AWS is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Supervised operation of a specialty fabrication line that used precision drills, saws and punches to customer s specifications.
  • Implemented and maintained the monitoring and setting up alerts of production and corporate servers/ Storage using AWS Cloud watch.
  • DOT Safety Manager- Train and supervise drivers on federal and state laws regarding all regulatory compliance.
  • Train each welder to obtain various AWS and ASME welding certifications.
  • Worked with designer to fix flaws in the product design.
  • Develop and review Inspection Test Plan (ITP) for structural according to AWS D1.1 Code ASME 1X and Client specification.
  • Scheduled all NDT testing thru all phases of fabrication, per customer specs or AWS spec.
  • Designed and Built pultrusion specialty machines and in line saws.
  • Back up data using Netbackup to AWS buckets.
  • Sole AWS Certified Welding Inspector working at Advex.

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28. Quality Standards

average Demand
Here's how Quality Standards is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Manage departmental employees to meet production schedule, quality standards, direct and indirect labor and scrap costs.
  • Coordinated production and new product introduction, while maintaining labor variances and quality standards.
  • Approved bulk production submits and established quality standards for core and fashion knits programs.
  • Maintain quality standards to meet FAA regulations and AS9100 quality standards.
  • Set up and adjust manufacturing procedures to meet quality standards.
  • Championed safety and quality standards; upheld gate processes.

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29. EMC

average Demand
Here's how EMC is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Designed and implemented disaster recovery for Tier-1 data using EMC SRDF.
  • Upgraded EMC Control Center environment.
  • Created RAID (RAID 0, 1, 5) and RAID groups on EMC storage arrays.
  • Experience in administration, configuration, troubleshooting of storage systems such as EMC Symmetrix/DMX and ClariiON.
  • Configured FAST/VP and Virtual Provisioning on Symmetrix VMAX arrays per EMC best practices.

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30. Production Goals

low Demand
Here's how Production Goals is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Implemented performance, quality and efficiency measures to achieve aggressive production goals.
  • Set production goals and resolve design issues in corporation with Engineering managers, quality assurance and program management.
  • Meet daily with Engineering, Materials, Logistics, Marketing and Quality departments to attain production goals.
  • Involved with strategic production planning, achieving targeted production goals to customer request by 98%.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.
  • Maintain the production schedule and ensure that production goals can and will be met.
  • Manage shift supervisors and make sure all production goals were being acheived.

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31. DMX

low Demand
Here's how DMX is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Configured BCV's and Clones using Time finder tool in DMX-3 for data backup and testing environments.
  • Conducted In-house training on Zoning, Clariion configurations, and DMX mapping/masking for Mid-level SAN Administrators.
  • Allocated storage from DMX -3 to Celerra NS40G/80G.
  • Configured and allocated storage for production and corporate VMware hosts from DMX-3/DMX-4 using Symcli and CLARiiON CX4-120/CX4-960 using Navisphere Manager.

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32. Company Policies

low Demand
Here's how Company Policies is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Manage customer complaints and or issues with products, company policies or store personnel.
  • Helped implement Class A to interface with company policies and procedures.

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33. Troubleshoot

low Demand
Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Work with SA (systems admin) to help them see the storage allocated, troubleshoot LUN related issues.
  • Work on HBA install, troubleshoot etc.
  • Involved in Issue troubleshooting and fixing.
  • Administered and monitored SRDF and Timefinder solutions along with troubleshooting when needed.

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34. Luns

low Demand

35. New Equipment

low Demand
Here's how New Equipment is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Recommend the purchase of new equipment, tools, machinery and changes to plant layout.
  • Involved in the planning and installation of refurbished and new equipment.
  • Involved in purchasing new equipment.

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36. Powerpath

low Demand
Here's how Powerpath is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Configured Powerpath and Dynamic link manager on many hosts.

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37. AIX

low Demand
Here's how AIX is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Host experience includes AIX, Solaris, Linux, and Windows.

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38. Hvac

low Demand

39. Sample Yardage

low Demand
Here's how Sample Yardage is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Reviewed sample yardage cuttings to ensure they were in line with established hand feel, finish and wash standards.

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40. JIT

low Demand
Here's how JIT is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Developed/facilitated JIT process improvement teams.
  • Utilized Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement and JIT techniques.
  • Controlled the continuous improvement strategies including 5s, Kanban, and JIT methodology.
  • Managed staff of 30 employees Controlled and maintained inventory Established JIT and Lean Manufacturing programs that resulted in more efficient production times

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41. PLM

low Demand
Here's how PLM is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Lead fabric team to update and prepare FDS, BOM, PLM.
  • Maintain fabric charts, PLM, and ECVision with current information for the five segments.
  • Participated and Maintained the startup of PLM for the division.

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42. HR

low Demand
Here's how HR is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Improved efficiency by 15% through the implementation of Lean Manufacturing concepts while supporting sales growth of approximately 20%.
  • Conducted daily meetings with cross functional teams, expedited progress, and worked through challenges to eliminate barriers for success.
  • Implemented 3rd shift for CNC equipment to increase capacity and throughput yielding a reduction in overtime and improved profitability.
  • Heat Seal LLC, an OEM manufacturer of automated and grocery store shrink wrapping machines until 12/19/2014.
  • Oversee the flow of samples through the tech department with Web PDM and hands-on prioritization.
  • Organize and coordinate all product development with overseas vendors throughout Europe and Asia.
  • Worked with department leaders to create one piece flow to maximize through put.
  • Lead Production Team through a 30% per year 2 year expansion project.
  • Plan and coordinate daily job duties for twenty employees on three shifts.
  • Evaluated associates through the formal and informal written performance review process.
  • Coached all welders to obtain certification through the requirements of Sec.
  • Manage a workforce of 160 team members through 4 direct reports.
  • Increased employee conduct, attitude and moral through effective management.
  • Adopted 50-70 fabrics seasonally through extensive research and development.
  • Achieved and exceeded this goal in three months.
  • Cost Management: Reduced project costs through improved inventory management, including added onsite buffer stock for high-use components.
  • Negotiated pricing with vendors to help maintain margins through the unpredictable cotton market, while maintaining the design esthetic.
  • Increased cutting yields by 10% through better control of inventory and optimizations.
  • Increased profits through the implementation and training of staff on "Lean Manufacturing" processes.
  • Manage Hitachi storages using Storage Navigator and SNM2 and generate report through HTnM.

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43. Job Site

low Demand
Here's how Job Site is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for all general contractor personnel.
  • Measure job sites and work with project managers to create production plans for large contracts.

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44. Solidworks

low Demand
Here's how Solidworks is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Involved in product integration to create solidworks models of final fire truck designs.

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45. Assembly Line

low Demand

46. ECC

low Demand
Here's how ECC is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Configured, and Setup policies for ECC Work Load Analyzer on all Arrays and Switches.

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47. Linux

low Demand

48. Raid

low Demand
Here's how Raid is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Raid group creation/deletion, LUN creation/deletion and LUN allocation/de-allocation on Hitachi enterprise and modular storage boxes.
  • Created disk groups, volumes, volume groups and RAIDs using Veritas Volume Manager.

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49. MRP

low Demand
Here's how MRP is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Established a MRP system for both engineering and fabrication use and coordinated between both.
  • Created and generated reports from Data works MRP systems.

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50. Engineering Department

low Demand
Here's how Engineering Department is used in Fabrication Manager jobs:
  • Directed the engineering department and implemented systematic drawings and organization.
  • Provided manufacturing & technical support to Engineering department.
  • Included was the responsibility to develop and implement a training program for the MK8 system for the Engineering Department.
  • Supported the engineering department in developing training documents for glass fabricating machines for new employees.
  • Work with engineering department on drawings, updating, new, etc.
  • Monitor usage of and maintain 3D printer and laser engraver for Bioengineering Department.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Fabrication Manager

Safety Procedures13.9%
Fabrication Department13.8%
ISO9.6%
On-Time Delivery8.1%
Customer Service7.6%
Process Improvement7.1%
CNC5.5%
Production Schedules4.1%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Fabrication Manager

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
10.6%
10.6%
2
2
Fabrication Department
Fabrication Department
10.6%
10.6%
3
3
ISO
ISO
7.4%
7.4%
4
4
On-Time Delivery
On-Time Delivery
6.2%
6.2%
5
5
Customer Service
Customer Service
5.9%
5.9%
6
6
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
5.5%
5.5%
7
7
CNC
CNC
4.3%
4.3%
8
8
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
Fabrication Shop
Fabrication Shop
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
CAD
CAD
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
2.3%
2.3%
13
13
Drill Press
Drill Press
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Aluminum
Aluminum
2%
2%
15
15
MIG
MIG
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Machine Shop
Machine Shop
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Setup
Setup
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Product Quality
Product Quality
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
R
R
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
TIG
TIG
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Osha
Osha
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
SAN
SAN
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Lab Dips
Lab Dips
1%
1%
27
27
AWS
AWS
1%
1%
28
28
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1%
1%
29
29
EMC
EMC
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Production Goals
Production Goals
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
DMX
DMX
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Company Policies
Company Policies
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Luns
Luns
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Powerpath
Powerpath
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
AIX
AIX
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Hvac
Hvac
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Sample Yardage
Sample Yardage
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
JIT
JIT
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
PLM
PLM
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
HR
HR
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Job Site
Job Site
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Solidworks
Solidworks
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
ECC
ECC
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Linux
Linux
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Raid
Raid
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
MRP
MRP
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Engineering Department
Engineering Department
0.5%
0.5%

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