The Kelly Group
  • Lafayette, IN
  • Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, 401K, Profit Sharing, Paid Vacation and Holidays

The Kelly Group, a leader in general construction and metal fabrication with bases in four states, is looking for qualified Metal Fabrication Facility Supervisor candidates for its Lafayette, Indiana, location.

The essential functions of this position include:

  • Overall responsibility for estimating and project management of metal fabrications such as industrial ductwork, tanks, cyclones, enclosures, ladders, special assemblies, etc.
  • Overseeing production of quality fabrications that meet customer timeframes while maintaining a safe work environment
  • Day-to-day supervision of fabrication facility
  • Research customer projects, prepare bids and submit bids following approval of operations manager
  • Manage procurement of materials, subcontractors and equipment needed for awarded contracts
  • Coordinate with other managers to ensure projects are run efficiently, profitably and on schedule
  • Attending weekly production meetings with updated cost of work in progress by utilizing software (Microsoft Project, Timberline, JobBoss, Microsoft Excel) to maximize efficiency
  • Identify and generate business and by establishing and maintaining a network of customer relationships
  • Tracking division performance against goals and objectives
  • Assess and address financial and safety risks
  • Coordinate shop drawing process (detailer, AutoCAD department and customer drawings)
  • Monitor and react to industry trends
  • Set a clear example of ethical behavior


  • Understanding of the technical requirements of the industry
  • Ability to use facility equipment (press brakes, burn table, roll, shear)
  • Familiarity with applicable codes
  • Strong staff management abilities, with analytical and people skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to problem solve
  • Knowledge of craft skills and requirements
  • Ability to manage in multi-task environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and estimating/scheduling software


Kelly General Construction Company of Decatur was founded in 1983 as a general contractor and sheet metal fabricator serving industry in Decatur, Illinois. Eleven years later, Kelly Construction of Indiana opened in Lafayette.

Now rebranded as The Kelly Group, the company employs about 750 people and has grown to have five metal fabrication facilities across four states -- Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana and Arkansas. The Kelly Group serves the agribusiness community and many other industries, including chemical plants, paper mills and manufacturing facilities in more than 15 states.

Today, The Kelly Group provides a range of services as a general contractor, with five metal fabrication facilities ready to support that work. In addition, an expansive contract maintenance staff makes up more than half our employees.


The Kelly Group is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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