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Fabrication Operations Manager - Santa Clara

Company: Columbia Association, Inc.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Fabrication Operations Manager - Santa Clara Thursday, October 13, 2022 Fabrication Operations Manager

What part will you play? Lead the Facility in operational execution with a high level of efficiency, integrity, and enthusiasm, striving to achieve excellence in all endeavors. Be a creative and proactive member of the management team, focused on continuous improvement. Provide exceptional support to customers, team members, and shareholders. What will you be doing?

  • Provides management and oversight of the personnel and operations for a Diversified Fabrication facility.
  • Resolve imbalances between fabrication/project schedules and required resources and achieve optimal stock levels, delivery capability, and consistent utilization of production capacity.
  • Interface with cross functional teams on schedule changes, parts shortages, quality issues, and logistics issues.
  • Identify cost drivers within supply chain processes, and initiate cost-saving measures.
  • Work with team to prepare timely forecasts for the facility. Compare forward forecast results to historical actual results for trend assessment and analysis.
  • Responsible for scheduling weekly fabrication resources for project builds.
  • Responsible for engaging with outside agencies and contractors as needed.
  • Responsible for engaging with Field Op's team on resource sharing.
  • Responsible for adhering to and enforcing universal company fabrication standards. WHSQ (Work, Health, Safety, & Quality) Responsibilities:
    • Maintain and wear appropriate PPE as the job and tasks require it
    • Report Incidents within 24 hours regardless of severity
    • Ensure hazards are addressed and rectified in a timely manner
    • Promote and engage in Safety Culture within organization.
    • Comply with ISO standards as required.
    • Responsible for shop safety checklists Complexity:
      • The Fabrication Operations Manager coordinates with members of PMO, Engineering, Procurement, Vendor Administration, Warehouse Operations, Project Operations and other Diversified Business Units to ensure the timely and comprehensive completion of technology solution fabrication and configuration. He/She must work in a collaborative manner to resolve challenges and partner to drive continuous improvement in the overall delivery lifecycle.
      • Fulfillment Operations takes inputs from Project Management and Engineering in the form of project scope, bills of material, design drawings and equipment configuration specifications.
      • Fulfillment Operations partners closely with Warehouse Operations to track availability of project items, deployment of items from warehouse to fabrication (through Pick Requests) and shipping of completed/kitted solutions to client or external destinations.
      • Fulfillment Operations performs Shop Testing and Quality Control checks of fabricated solutions to ensure complete and functioning technology solutions to the Project Operations team. Decision Making Authority: Authority for Fabrication staffing decisions based on approved budgets and in collaboration with the Regional Director of Fulfillment Operations. Authority for Resource Assignment of tasks and work within the Fabrication facility. Responsible for joint P&L ownership of the facility. Responsible for forecasting and executing labor requirements based on project needs. Physical Working Environment: Fabrication shops are by their nature physically intensive environments. The Fabrication Operations Manager is responsible to ensure a safe and clean working environment by establishing and governing the appropriate safety and hygiene standards. Common hazards include high voltage, machine tools, the transport of heavy equipment and populated data/technology racks. The Manager must be regularly present at the fabrication location to ensure and affirm the safe and efficient running of the operation. What do we require from you? Education/Certifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or in Supply Chain Management / Logistics or equivalent educational background preferred. 5-10 years of rack and media technology solution fabrication experience required. Required/Desired Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
        • Strong and convincing executive communication skills
        • 5+ years' experience as a direct people leader
        • Skillful on MS office tools, familiar with Power BI, experience with advanced data analysis
        • Excellent demonstrated problem-solving skills and critical thinking
        • Ability to work under pressure
        • Personality: self-starter, highly motivated, process-focused, flexible and able to effectively achieve results in a largely autonomous work environment
        • Ability to establish and drive procedures
        • High level of interpersonal and negotiation skills
        • High level of flexibility, self-reliance, and dependability
        • Ability to prioritize effectively
        • Detail oriented
        • General CTS certification preferred. To learn more about becoming part of the Diversified team, visit us at or email us at

          Diversified is an equal employment opportunity employer and all aspects of employment will be based on job requirements, individual qualifications, merit, performance and business needs. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, disability or genetic information, or any other applicable characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. We celebrate diversity and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for available positions.Individuals needing assistance or an accommodation to complete an application due to a disability, may contact Human Resources at 800.811.2771.

Keywords: Columbia Association, Inc., Santa Clara , Fabrication Operations Manager - Santa Clara, Executive , Santa Clara, California

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