Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CAREER PATH


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Making memories in the dark: Inside Sally Corp’s banner year

August 19, 2019 (Courtesy: Jacksonville Business Journal) In a warehouse at 745 W. Forsyth St. in downtown Jacksonville, John Wood’s enthusiasm for Sally Corp. — the company he helped build — is unwavering. “We create memories for our customers and their customers,” said Wood during a tour showcasing the company’s evolution into a trailblazer in the amusement park industry. “That plays a vital role. It’s a family memory [and] it’s something that’s unique and unusu...

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Gov. DeSantis hopes his Trump connection can bring Space Command to Florida

August 12, 2019 (Courtesy: Florida Phoenix) Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA Kennedy Space Center. Credit Daniel Oberhaus, Wikimedia Commons   Gov. Ron DeSantis has been leaning on President Trump to overrule the U.S. Air Force’s top brass and bring the planned U.S. Space Command to Florida’s Space Coast instead of Colorado. “I pester him about that,” DeSantis said Monday during a news conference at the offices of Space Florida in Merritt Island. ...

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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.