Chicago Flyhouse Inc.
Chicago, IL
Production House | Corporate / Trade Show

Expires: 09/30/20

Job Dates

Full Time


$65,000 annually

Chicago Flyhouse is looking for an experienced and motivated person to manage our metal shop as the Director of Fabrication - Shop Manager. The Director of Fabrication must be able to gather information about a job from a project manager and manage the completion of that job during fabrication. This person must be able to manage multiple projects and multiple employees working underneath them at one time and must be capable of keeping the projects on time and within the hours estimated. These jobs will vary in scale and complexity.

The Director of Fabrication does not operate in the normal factory setting this position is known to function. We are a small team of individuals from a multitude of backgrounds with a common goal of creating high-quality, never before seen, and aesthetically pleasing products for our clients. The work is fast-paced, challenging, independent, but with an all-hands-on-deck approach.

Primary Responsibilities Include, But Not Limited To:

Manage work in progress and maintain shop production schedule

Ability to schedule staff appropriately to meet deadlines for any and all fabrication

Ensure all tasks are completed efficiently and safely, meeting customer delivery expectation

Ensure that all company and industry regulated quality standards are maintained on all fabricated equipment.

Manage all shop staff including over hires

Plan and direct layout of equipment, workflow, and assembly methods, in conjunction with Shop staff

Maintain the cleanliness and workflow of the shop, storage, and equipment

Ensure welding quality meets company standards on all jobs

Work extended hours as per job requirements


Strong leadership, supervisory skills, organizational, problem-solving, and project management skills

Ability to meet challenging deadlines in an efficient and profitable manner

Some basic computer knowledge MS Outlook email, MS Excel, Autocad

Ability to read Blueprints and engineering fabrication drawings

Basic electrical knowledge

Strong welding knowledge and application, Mig | Tig

Must have knowledge of Cold Saws, Ironworkers, Bridgeports, Lathes, Waterjet, etc

Ability to recommend proper procedures for specific jobs and provide guidance to the shop staff

Flexibility to travel and work on site when required

Willing to occasionally travel to conduct emergency repairs on short notice

Valid Drivers License, clean driving record, comfortable driving trucks

Valid US Passport and ability to travel internationally

Able to pass random drug tests to ensure a safe working environment for all employees


Salary Range: $65,000

Full-time with benefits (health, dental, vision, 401K, paid time off)


Mark Witteveen



(773) 533-1590

Fax: (773) 533-1598

Business Address

2925 West Carroll Ave

Chicago, IL 60612

Posted: 08/17/2020 00:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 08/18/2020 10:24 EST

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