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Facebook Fabrication & Integration Team Lead in Jefferson City, Missouri


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking an experienced construction manager to join our Innovator team. The Innovator organization is a new team that seeks to bring builder knowledge to the early design phase of our Data Center designs while seeking to embed the strategies from our R&D teams. The Innovator team leverages Lean, Agile, and Scrum methodologies to execute strategy quickly and effectively with genuine consideration for Build-ability, Accessibility, Operability, Maintainability, Removability, Sustainability, and Circularity of our building elements. The Innovator team is comprised of four cross-functional teams: Leadership, Product Development, Fabrication & Integration, and Deployment. Each team leads their particular aspect of the innovation flow- through, yet they are deeply interrelated and comprised of cross-functional partners across the broader organization. These teams operate as partners, collaborators, and seek to influence each other toward a shared vision. These are not hierarchical teams which means that leaders must utilize influence rather than authority to drive timely and effective change. The Fabrication & Integration Team’s primary focus is with supply chain engagement. Specifically working to integrate the products with the supply chain to ensure program success for owner-supplied and contractor-supplied elements inclusive of Taxation, Legal, Shipping, Asset tracking, off-site fabrication elements, etc. This team is comprised of strategic designers, strategic builders, internal and external subject matter experts (SME) including pre-construction SME’s, construction contractors, schedulers, equipment reliability engineers, and sourcing specialists.

Required Skills:

  1. Responsible for leading the Cross-Functional Fabrication & Integration Team for the Program using influence rather than authority to achieve effective and positive results for the organization

  2. Responsible for development of fabrication strategies and supply chain resources for new and evolving products developed as part of the program

  3. Responsible for the development and establishment of a robust supply chain strategy to support innovations in off-site fabrication to support construction operations at our Data Centers - specifically targeting the Contractor Furnished Contractor Installed (CFCI) equipment and assemblies

  4. Partner closely with internal sourcing groups to the development and establishment of a robust supply chain strategy to support innovations in off-site fabrication to support construction operations at our Data Centers - specifically targeting the Owner Furnished Contractor Installed (OFCI) equipment

  5. Responsible to identify and grow new supply chain options to support DFMA (design for manufacture and assembly) approaches

  6. Responsible for the identification of risk and mitigation solutions for the CFCI supply chain regarding issues affecting quality, cost, delivery, or fabrication lead times

  7. Responsible to proactively track and ensure alignment between supplier throughput and project demand to develop contractor furnished (CFCI) supply chain and sourcing models

  8. Produce mock-ups on in-flight projects where possible to reduce learning curves on new products

  9. Responsible to proactively track and ensure alignment mission and resulting products through construction and identify lessons learned

  10. Leverage approaches like LEAN, DFMA, Modular, Prefabrication, and design simplification as necessary to optimize the construction process in concert with the mission touchstones

  11. Ruthlessly prioritize to focus on product areas of maximum impact

  12. Coordinate asset tracking and ownership transfer timing

  13. Lead external builder focus groups/teams (general contractors and strategic trade partners)

  14. Responsible for review & approval of all roles related contracts of supporting consultants as well as the associated invoices and allowance use requests

  15. Develop and proactively manage KPI’s to measure off-site fabrication performance as well as identify project specific issues, lessons learned, coordinate appropriate escalation, design adjustments, and drive to swift resolution

  16. Champion the removal of waste and un-necessary complexity in our supply chain processes where/as possible (LEAN)

  17. Partner closely with Sourcing (SOE and MQE) teams for strategy and deployment of owner furnished equipment and assist in monitoring supplier manufacturing and equipment delivery schedules

  18. Partner with ICM Quality Control to ensuring applicable quality control and commissioning approaches are embedded appropriately at the point of fabrication and at the final point of installation

  19. Partner with ICM Loss Control to ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and Local safety requirements related to off-site fabrication

  20. Partner with cross-functional stakeholders across the DEC organization to understand business requirements, implement new processes, and contribute to ongoing process improvements regarding supply chain

  21. Partner with Program Peers in Deployment and Productization

  22. Partner with General Contractors to mock-up products on in-flight projects where possible

  23. 40% Domestic Travel to construction sites, fabrication sites required

  24. Minimal International travel required

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in construction management, mechanical/electrical engineering, civil engineering, or equivalent

  2. 10+ years’ experience in construction and/or project planning

  3. Experience in large scale construction management, mission critical or infrastructure

  4. Experience with developing workflows and their associated flowcharts, schedules, and action plans

  5. Proficient working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  6. Proficient working knowledge of Google Docs

  7. Proficient working knowledge of Bluebeam

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Mission Critical, infrastructure, and/or data center construction experience

  2. Experience working with blended architecture, engineering, and construction teams

  3. Software experience with eBuilder, Procore, Primavera P6, and/or BIM 360

  4. Basic knowledge of MS Visio and MS SharePoint

  5. Experience with LEAN tools (such as Choosing by Advantage, Last Planner/Pull Planning, Gemba, Kanban)

  6. Experience with review and approval processes

  7. Experience with Agile Teams & Processes

  8. Working knowledge of SmartSheet

  9. Experience with IPD projects

  10. PMP Certification

  11. Scrum Master Certification

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.