Position Description

Manager of Construction Services
Location Savage, MN (Corporate)
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Working at Fabcon

Do you want to work at the top tier pre-fabricated concrete wall manufacturing and construction company in the East Coast and Midwest?

Do you see yourself at a company on the cusp of rapid growth due to creative products, lean manufacturing expertise, and market dominance?

Do you dream of being on a team that values leadership development and career growth opportunities?

If so, a career at Fabcon may be for you.

We are the precast wall panel industry leader in the United States.

Purpose/Scope: 

Drive short and long-term improvement in the Project Management and Field Operations Departments by identifying, supporting and facilitating strategic and Lean process improvements, pre-planning and training that is focused on driving efficiencies and improved results in the construction process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct Manager of Field Coordinators and Team Assistants at all locations

  • Look for new opportunities to support and improve the quality, productivity and cost reduction of our Field and Project Management Departments areas of responsibility

  • Assist in refining and implementing improved processes associated with strategic planning and Lean initiatives for the Field and Project Management Departments

  • Support the Field and Project Management Departments with facilitating and the tracking of training to ensure effective compliance with, and the completion of, required job tasks

  • Conduct in-depth problem solving and analysis to find and track root causes of difficult problems

  • Continually improve tracking of data as it pertains to Field and Project Management initiatives

  • Support alignment of processes and procedures consistent with ISO 9001-2000 certification, including the responsibility for, and maintenance and modifications of, Project Management and Field Department Work Instructions and Procedures

  • Develop processes and drive preplanning of projects to anticipate and to prevent problems in the field, supporting efforts to meet departmental goals

  • Work with outside vendors to ensure appropriate resources and support are provided to the Field and Project Management departments

  • Facilitate oversight of internal equipment resources, including brace and column management, e-steel and field supplies

  • Lead Kaizen events to deliver the implementation of improved processes and procedures, including project follow-up and audits to ensure achievement and sustainability of results

  • Work creatively to identify and propose areas of opportunity for improvement in construction operations, including field and project management

  • Help create an environment oriented to trust, open communication , creative thinking and cohesive teamwork within Fabcon

  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or equivalent experience

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Computer skills (including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Ability to think strategically and balance contending demands to resolve the best business outcomes

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and think creatively to find solutions to departmental and organizational problems

  • Detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Strong knowledge and experience implementing Lean and other Continuous Improvement principals and methods

  • Excellent oral and written interpersonal skills

  • Strong leadership, organizational and decision-making skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable and experienced with ISO 9001, including auditing techniques

  • Prior experience in a manager or leadership role

  • Experience in the precast industry

  • 3-5 years of Lean implementation experience in a process or high-volume environment

  • Project Management or Field Operations experience in the construction industry

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to travel

  • Office: Move 25lbs (not for all jobs, reasonable accommodations will be made), work with a computer for extended periods of time

Work Environment:

  • This position works in an office environment with occasional travel and visits to field construction sites

  • Office: Quiet with some ambient noise, climate controlled, fluorescent lighting
  • Field: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Midwest and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles

 

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status). 

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or our plant locations in Ohio, Kansas and Pennsylvania during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-verify

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