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Job description

The Shop Manager will be responsible for providing supervision and leadership to the fabrication team while being an innovator of positive change that favorably impacts safety, quality, effectiveness, inventory, on-time delivery, and lead-time.

Job Responsibilities

• Track production plans and enforces quality standards. Accomplishes results by communicating job goals and expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching and counseling employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures set forth by the company.

• Oversee the daily operations of simple to complex fabrication, assembly, and/or integration tasks

• Oversee quality control, final assembly, and final inspection of all products being produced

• Hands-on manager exhibiting visible presence throughout shop floor

• Set production goals for each department

• Provide coaching and training to develop and maintain a motivated workforce capable of implementing and executing the business strategy.

• Effectively communicates program contributions, on-time delivery, continuous improvement efforts, and manufacturing issues and needs.

• Monitor, coordinate, and review all aspects of initial project planning for integration tasks and provide input to the Production manager regarding resources and schedule for integration tasks.

Experience and Skills Required:

At least ten years of recent related mechanical and shop experience which includes the following skills and abilities

• Strong, proven Leadership

• Demonstrated production experience in fabrication shop

• Proficiency with TIG welding

• Interest and experience with fabricating custom vehicles preferred

• Autobody experience

• Excellent working knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods, and practices used in production operations (lathes, mills, etc.)

• Possess knowledge of build/construction/fabrication process

• Excellent working knowledge of related safety requirements to include proper use of safety equipment and proper safety precautions

• Must be able to understand, follow and issue routine oral and written instructions

• Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

• Must be able to lead by example and be good example for co-workers

• Must be able to plan, organize and direct work in a safe and orderly manner

• Must be able to maintain high level of work performance and morale with co-workers

• Ability to plan and prioritize work schedules while dealing with day-to-day changes and interruptions is crucial

• Ability to deal with factors not easily evaluated, interpret results, exercise judgment, and make responsible decisions

• Ability to read shop drawings

• Problem solver

• Flexible during times of change

• Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines

• Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, floor staff and other departments


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Anywhere
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$55000 - $65000