JOB BOARD

Position Opening

Fabrication Manager

 

About Flying Fish

Since 2013 and headquartered in Melbourne, AUS with a prominent U.S. location in the Twin Cities, Flying Fish works with museums and science centers around the world to produce and tour exhibitions around the world. Serving as a resource to the museum industry, Flying Fish offers a portfolio of touring exhibitions in addition to its services in design, fabrication, freight, tour operations, and sales representation. At Flying Fish, our clients rely on us to offer them quality products and services. Due to demand and the company’s exponential growth, we’re expanding upon our services in fabrication and are thus seeking to fill a number of positions with experienced talent.

 

About the Position

We are looking for an experienced Fabrication Manager. At the start, this individual will manage the daily operations and oversight of all projects including project budgets, schedules and required equipment and personnel. Initially overseeing 1-3 fabricators, the Fabrication Manager should be well-versed in OSHA processes/procedures and have a solid foundation in supervision and project management.  This position is very hands-on. The Fabrication Manager will be expected to work on all of the tools and equipment, and should subsequently be able to train all staff.

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, permanent position.

 

Location

White Bear Lake, Minnesota

 

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of related experience in similar field
  • Relevant post-secondary education preferred
  • Carpentry/Cabinet making experience
  • Previous experience with build, architectural and design drawings
  • Knowledge of vectorworks, sketchup or autoCAD
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Ability to problem solve and think on your feet
  • Organizational skills and process-oriented
  • Ability to work with various departments within the company in a constructive and professional manner

 

Preferred Skills

  • Previous museum exhibit fabrication experience a plus
  • Familiarity with museum standards
  • Experience in metalworking
  • Experience in prototyping

 

Remuneration
Annual salary plus benefits package.

 

Position Duties

  • Management of fabrication projects, personnel, budgets, and schedules
  • Direct vendors and fabricators in design and manufacturing
  • Bid and negotiate purchases and contracts for a variety of materials
  • Create work orders for shop fabrication
  • Report project status to project managers or Directors on an ongoing basis
  • Identify and develop potential suppliers and enhance relationships with existing suppliers
  • Provide expertise as an in-house resource for other departments

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

How to Apply

If think you’re right for this position and you’re excited about working with us, we invite you to apply to join our dynamic team. We love what we do and trust you will too. Please send a cover letter, and CV to info@flyingfishexhibits.com.

Position Openings

Sales Assistant – 2 openings

 

About Flying Fish

Since 2013 and headquartered in Melbourne, AUS with offices in the U.S., Flying Fish works with museums and science centers around the world to develop and tour exhibitions. Serving as a resource to the museum industry, Flying Fish offers a portfolio of touring exhibitions in addition to its services in design, fabrication, freight, tour operations, and sales representation. At Flying Fish, our clients rely on us to offer them quality products and services. Due to demand and the company’s exponential growth, we’re seeking to grow the size of the company at each of its locations (Melbourne, AUS and the Twin Cities, Minnesota).

 

About the Position

This position will support the company in achieving its sales goals through the placement of the company’s touring exhibitions globally. The perfect candidate will be an easy-going individual who is driven. We are looking for someone who will support the Director of Sales, and will transition to a sales role by building a clientele based on trust and premier service. This position will serve as an extension of our efforts to bring in more business while allowing us to offer our clients more attention.

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

Full-time, permanent

 

Location

White Bear Lake, Minnesota – 1 opening

Mornington, Victoria, Australia – 1 opening

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Interest in sales
  • 1+ year of general work experience
  • Current passport and ability to travel internationally if or when needed

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
  • Experience in supporting executives
  • Business to business sales experience
  • Excellent communication skills to be used when listening, writing, negotiating, and presenting
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-starter
  • Works well with others
  • Proven ability to build networks and high-level relationships within an industry

 

Position Duties

  • Directly support executives such as the Director of Sales
  • Support the company on its sales activities and marketing campaigns
  • Follow market trends and monitor competitor and client products, sales and marketing activities
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients, industry influencers, and key strategic partners
  • Prepare sales reports and present to executive management
  • Attend industry conferences and represent the company with professionalism
  • Contribute to exhibition, service, and product research and development
  • Establish and advise on exhibition licensing prices by monitoring costs, competition, and supply and demand
  • Participates in professional development activities and seeks out opportunities for advancement

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

How to Apply

If think you’re right for this position and you’re excited about working with us, we invite you to apply to join our dynamic team. We love what we do and trust you will too. Please send a cover letter, and resume to info@flyingfishexhibits.com.