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Fabrication Manager – Somerset,  WI 

Schwing Bioset, Inc. (headquartered in Somerset, WI) is a pioneer in developing high performance, material handling solutions dedicated to serving the wastewater, mining, and industrial markets with specialized products and engineered solutions. Our products are presently installed in a wide variety of custom engineered and highly specialized applications including wastewater treatment plants, mines, power plants, dredging, refineries, pharmaceutical facilities, and chemical processing plants in both US and international markets. SBI is seeking an experienced full-time Fabrication Manager primarilyin our Somerset, WI location. Starting pay depending on qualifications.

Responsible for managing day-to-day fabrication processes in the weld/fabrication shop to ensure compliance with the company quality system to maintain high standards of quality, reliability, safety, and customer requirements.

Essential Functions:

· Plan and determine optimal utilization of fabrication workers and equipment to meet manufacturing goals.

· Determine if new machines or methods are needed.

· Adhere to tight schedule and within budget.

· Coordinate fabrication with engineering and other departments, as well as with vendors and shippers.

· Ensure that customer, statutory, standards, and internal requirements are met or exceeded.

· Hire, train, and evaluate fabrication workers; monitor workers to ensure they meet performance and safety requirements.

· Analyze fabrication manufacturing data and identify trends, anomalies, and opportunities for improvement; identify and utilize methods of making the manufacturing process more efficient and effective (reducing waste, using lean).

· Direct corrections (or corrective action) of any fabrication problems that may arise; develop and implement corrective and preventive actions.

· Manage all aspects of weld/fabrication shop work requirements including order flow, scheduling, quality control and personnel.

· Maintain accurate production and quality control records.

· Coordinate with other department managers and supervisors, sales team, project managers, transportation and purchasing department.

· Insure weld/fabrication employees follow instructions of shop orders to control product quality.

· Manage and control weld consumables and shop supplies in accordance with the company Quality System and Consumable Manufacturer requirements.

· Administer and document training of employees on new welding processes and fabrication techniques.

· Interface with third party inspectors for quality requirements.

· Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.

· Provide bid/cost estimates for sales and engineering team.

· Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies/procedures for workers.

· Manage multiple locations.

· Conduct all your activities within the guidelines of all company policies, procedures, and work rules.


· Must have High School Diploma.

· 2+ years experience in fabrication shop with a mechanical background and good understanding of weld process in manufacturing environment.

· Specific knowledge of Roll Forming, sheet metal or metal fabrication.

· Prior experience in production planning and scheduling is preferred.

· Supervisory experience preferred.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

· Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs.

· Able to walk/stand several hours during an 8-hour shift.

· Knowledge of fabrication safety requirements.

Supporting Qualifications:

· Must be flexible to work extra hours when needed.

· Good organization skills who can multi-task under tight deadlines.

· Self-starter with great attention to detail who can work in a fast-paced team environment.

· Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills.

We offer competitive salary, full benefits package, and Paid Time Off.

EEO Employer

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person


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