Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CAREER PATH


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Weld Like a Girl: A Millennial Woman’s Success in a Man’s World

A woman tig welder works in a production facility to repair a piece of equipment. GETTY December  9, 2019 (Courtesy: Forbes online) In 2010, women made up just 4% of the welding workforce. Eight years later, that number that had only increased by 1%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But a new generation of women welders is looking to change that statistic—and the face of the industry. Megan is one such woman who found a career in a man’s profession. As a high scho...

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U.S. Navy enlists GE Aviation on $143M project

December 2, 2019 (Courtesy: Jacksonville Business Journal) GE Aviation, a division of General Electric Co., has landed a large deal with the U.S. Navy. The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command awarded GE Aviation a $143 million contract to build 22 T408-GE-400 engines that will power the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K King Stallion helicopters. The project will keep GE Aviation facilities humming. Parts will be supplied by GE facilities in Dayton, as well as .those in Lynn, Mass.; Hooks...

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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.