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Fabrication Shop Production Manager-Norfolk, VA

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH108414
  • Location: USA, Virginia, Virginia Beach
  • Sector: Technical Superintendents, Marine
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 28/07/2017
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Fabrication Shop-Production Manager

Norfolk, VA

Must have a minimum of 10 years experienced in a leadership role for a Fabrication shop or company. Will be responsible for all welding, Material Handling, and Fitting teams of Company. Needs to be able to evaluate costs, schedule tasks, progress tasks, evaluate manpower requirements, and estimate projects. Project Management experience of at least 3 years is required. Developing, Managing, and working to overhead budgets is required. Continuous improvement and communication skills must be of the highest degree.

*Ensures that work is accomplished in a safe manner, and that a quality product is delivered on schedule with the assigned project budget
*Oversees the performance, direction and mentorship of Lead Mechanic Supervisors in the fabrication shop.
*Assists project managers in properly planning and executing their projects by monitoring project and metrics, schedules, as related to production efforts, and giving appropriate feedback when required.
*Communicates with project managers on a daily basis to discuss and resolve project and/or support issues
*Reviews project manager and planner phased manning plans to ensure they are in alignment with the assigned labor budget and that adequate manning is available to accomplish the work contracted.
*During quoting process, ensures project managers and estimators are being supported to effectively formalize the statement of work, set up the project, and develop competitive cost estimates
*Analyzes project manager planning timetables (PMPTTS) for upcoming projects to ensure the project team will have proper manning, tools, specification, schedules, material and worksite accessibility needed to be successful.
*Assist in maintaining the master planning matrix for all production work


*Possess 10 or more years production related experience in heavy steel fabrication or shipyard industry background as a production Zone Manager/General Foreman at a Naval or commercial shipyard, or intermediate/depot-level maintenance experience in the military would be considered
*B.S. in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering. 4 year technical school program graduate or related degree preferred.
*Previous project management experience and proven ability to meet quality, schedule and budget goals are strongly preferred.
*Experience with Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing a plus
*Understands the manufacturing process and materials for steel fabrication industry with CNC and manual machining knowledge.
*Able to analyze blueprints, specifications, scope of work and other documentation.
*Strong analytical, personnel management and communication skills are necessary
*Strong PC skills to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
*Ability to travel.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform the essential job duties satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to current or daily job duties
* Be fit for a respirator
* Constantly climb stairs and ladders
* Access confined spaces
* Walk to, from and between assigned work areas through out scheduled shift
* Endure noise, fumes, dust and inclement weather
* Work overtime as needed to meet production demands

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office