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Cincinnati, OH, US, 45069

Our company culture is built upon YKK’s philosophy called the CYCLE OF GOODNESS™.  We believe that providing value and being fair to our customers and our employees is what makes us a successful company in return.  Guided by our core values and fundamental behaviors, we strive to foster a caring company, committed employees and challenging work that benefits our employees, customers, and communities. We offer competitive compensation packages, training and advancement opportunities. YKK AP America provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide the security they need to enjoy life at home and at work.  By providing a high level of benefit coverage at a reasonable cost to the employee, we hope to foster a long and productive employment relationship.



Supervise all Fabrication operational personnel. Manage best utilization of labor to meet defined performance targets, quality standards, and business service policies assuring customer ship date commitments. Collaborate with Facility Operations Manager to evaluate Fabrication business conditions, special processing request, and relative service request that supports business growth within the serviced region.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to perform all job functions of all fabrication and positions.
  • Develop facility capability to fabricate standard & custom hardware applications.
  • Coordinates incoming and outgoing fabricated order to ensure accuracy, completeness and special hardware requirements with the Facility Take-Off Technician.
  • Review fabrication schedule & resources with Lead Fabricator Daily
  • Communicate and release fabrication shop packets to lead fabricator to execute on timely basis.
  • Communicate daily status and confirm completion dates to provide coordination with Order Fulfillment Supervisor.
  • Process orders for special/custom hardware.
  • Audit quality of work performed to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Directs work force and administers compliance of policies, procedures and work standards.
  • Interprets specifications, templates, and job orders for workforce.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules and productivity goals.
  • Supervise inventory control factors for accuracy/cycle targeted requirement levels
  • Achieve and maintain housekeeping standards in plant conducive to a safe & orderly work environment.  
  • Maintains compliance with all company safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Maintains equipment conditions to levels required for process efficiency & safety
  • Promote a diverse work culture built on fairness, open door policy and positive reinforcement.


Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • High School diploma/GED (minimum)
  • Good Computer Skills
  • Ability to recognize similarities and difference between profiles and finishes
  • Ability to add & subtract, multiply, divide, understand and convert fractions
  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
  • Be vigilant about safety
  • Ability to use tools, machinery, read and understand tape measure
  • Ability to be Licensed and Operate a Forklift
  • Ability to Operate Electronic Devices (Scanners)
  • Quality - conscious, oriented to excellence
  • Welding – completion of training module for Welding




  • Preferred: Associates Degree or Technical Degree within a Manufacturing or Industrial Related Program of Study
  • Required: 4 - 6years in Fabrication or Shipping/Receiving experience
  • Required: 1 year of supervisory experience in a Manufacturing or Warehouse environment


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.


Employment with YKK AP America Inc. is conditioned upon successfully completing a negative drug test for the presence of illegal drugs. 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati