Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CAREER PATH


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Jacksonville plant manufacturers energy storage for Australian company

November 18, 2019 (Courtesy: Jacksonville Business Journal) Saft's Jacksonville facility recently completed its first Australian electricity distribution project. Ergon Energy Network, an Australian electricity distribution network has deployed 20 Saft Intensium Mini lithium-ion energy storage system at 13 different sites in Queensland over four years. The 20 systems were manufactured in Saft's Jacksonville location that specializes in Li-ion. Saft Batteries is an Australian-based tech...

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Jacksonville Jaguars Owner Shahid Khan Optimistic about the Future of Manufacturing

November 11, 2019 (Courtesy: CNBC news) Shahid Khan, an auto parts billionaire who also owns the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, is extremely encouraged by the state of manufacturing in the United States. “I’ve been in an auto parts factory for 50 years. Times in the U.S. have never been better,” Khan said Thursday on “Squawk on the Street.” “We’re entering the ... golden area for American manufacturing right now.” Khan, owner of Illinois-based auto parts supplier ...

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Roben FairclothMeet Roben Faircloth, Advanced Manufacturing Industry Manager

Roben Faircloth is the Manufacturing sector manager at CareerSource Northeast Florida.  Roben is a native Floridian, born and raised in Fort Myers, Florida. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Organizational Communications.  Upon graduation she taught English in Tokyo, Japan for three years.

Before joining CareerSource, Roben was the Program Manager for the Florida TRADE Grant at Florida State College at Jacksonville working to help students prepare to enter the field of manufacturing and help those employed in manufacturing, improve their skills. Florida State College, CareerSource and First Coast Manufacturing partnered on this highly successful grant. Prior to working with the TRADE grant, she was an Enrollment Development Coordinator at FSCJ working with area high schools to introduce students to their post-secondary opportunities.  She served on advisory boards for many area high schools including Peterson, Englewood, Forrest and Wolfson.

Contact Roben for information on how your business can benefit from a partnership with CareerSource Northeast Florida rfaircloth@careersourcenefl.com.

Interested in a career in manufacturing and need more information? Contact Roben at rfaircloth@careersourcenefl.com.