Fabrication Manager

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Valencia, CA, United States, 91355

Company: Chart Industries

Ensuring Chart’s Success…

L.A. Turbine (LAT), a Chart Industries Company, is a design and manufacturing company creating application-specific, highly engineered turboexpanders that are used in hydrocarbon processing, geothermal power generation, and other power-recovery or refrigeration applications in industrial processes worldwide. Our turboexpander configurations include an expander-compressor with oil or active magnetic bearings, expander-generator, and expander-dyno (brake) units.

LAT also provides comprehensive aftermarket services including repair, redesign, spare part production and commissioning for all OEM turboexpander makes and models.

The company’s operation is vertically integrated with a best-in-class engineering team, a 90,000 sq. foot manufacturing facility staffed with skilled craftsman and equipment to perform component production with state-of-the-art CNC machinery; mechanical, PLC and electrical assembly; metal fabrication; packaging and in-house resonance, balancing, and mechanical run tests.

Company headquarters and manufacturing is in Valencia, California. The company’s global outreach is extended through 17 worldwide business partners.

Position Summary: Welder/Fabrication Supervisor plans, manages, and optimizes the activities of Packaging Department to safely produce quality Machinery in the most efficient manner possible. Responsibilities can be divided into three general categories: (1) Quality, (2) Productivity, and (3) Safety.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…

· Lead, supervise, and oversee fabrication shop

· Read blueprints and execute scope of work

· Communicate with the management team to maximize efficiency, quality, and customer satisfaction

· Schedule packaging shop and ensure production deadlines are met

· Manage shop equipment and ensure that a safe, orderly condition maintained

· Understand and strictly adhere to safety and quality guidelines without deviation

· Develop welding/pipefitting procedures

· Provide root cause analysis and execute corrective action plans

· Initiate, coordinate and enforce production, safety, quality systems, policies, and procedures

· Ensure that all welding/pipefitting meets the specified requirements

· Ensure that all welding/pipefitting inspection tasks are performed

· Act as a technical resource and provide employee training

· Maintain records, and performance documentation

· Prepare clear and concise reports

· Other duties may be assigned

Your Education Should Be…

 High School Diploma

College Degree Preferred

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand, walk and/or balance use hands and fingers to type, handle, feel, grasp, pushing, lift, and pulling, talk and hear and use a respirator. The individual is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and repetitive motion. The individual is occasionally required to sit, climb, stoop, crawl, kneel, or crouch. The individual may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. This position is subject to an uncontrolled manufacturing shop with environmental conditions, which could expose the associate heat and cold weather, noise and oils as well as subjected to hazards such as, but not limited to, moving parts and vehicles, heat and chemicals and electrical current.

Your Professional Experience Should Be…

 Must have 5+ years’ experience in structural steel fabrication and in a production environment

· Solid technical background with hands-on experience in metal fabrication, steel, and pipefitting.

· Proficient in construction drawings and blueprint reading

· Extensive experience in welding, pipefitting, utilization of equipment and overhead cranes

· Management experience as well as experience ordering materials/shop supplies

· Excellent communication skills, professional, team-player, and safety focused

· Strong organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

· Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook

Chart is an equal opportunity employer