Advanced Manufacturing Career Path
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Advanced Manufacturing Industry Guide
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Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal – 2020 might have been a year of chaos — but that hasn’t slowed local economic development efforts, setting the stage for growth in 2021. JaxUSA Partnership — the economic development arm of Jax Chamber — has about 50...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) – The Boeing Co. will be bringing 400 new jobs to Jacksonville as part of an expansion that will see the Jacksonville Aviation Authority build a 394,000-square-foot facility at Cecil Airport for the aviation giant. It's...
(Courtesy of Industry Week) – November saw the weakest month of employment regrowth yet, with 9.8 million jobs still unrestored. The rate at which the employment market is recovering from COVID-19 is decreasing as the United States faces yet another surge in the...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) – The city is reviewing site plans and a building permit for a proposed glass products manufacturing plant near the Pine Forest area. Florida Glass Co. LLC has filed a $1.2 million building permit for a proposed...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Jacksonville-based Unison Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Aviation, will seek approval from the Planning Commission in Beavercreek, Ohio, this week to rezone one of the city's largest tracts of undeveloped...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) -- A Cecil Airport tenant is expanding, with a new hangar in the works. Monday morning, the Jacksonville Aviation Authority, by a 6-0 vote, approved a proposal to build a 39,000-square-foot hangar on 3.4 acres of...
Meet 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.