This position plays a key role in assisting the Operations Manager with the successful daily operation of the company. This person will be in control of a team of subordinates with the overall goal of running the production facility at its highest possible efficiency to maximize the amount of quality lumber produced on a shift.
Summary: Supervises and coordinates activities of production workers by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Inspects products (daily) to verify conformance to specifications and directs setup and adjustments of machines.
- Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
- Meet with Operations Manager daily to determine the importance of what products need to be produced to meet customer’s needs.
- Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
- Interprets specifications, prints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties
- Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules (Right product, on time, correct quality, 100% of the time).
- Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
- Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of plant, department, or work team.
- Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
- Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
- Maintains time and production records daily.
- Estimates, requisitions, and inspects materials daily.
- Confers with other Supervisors to determine and correct any possible problems that exist.
- Ensure production levels are being met each day according to established guidelines.
- Supervises employees in the Production Department.
- Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.
- Ability to read & interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively present data before groups of employees.
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.
- Knowledgeable in the use of computers, including the ability to enter information into Microsoft Excel, use Microsoft Word, and other programs as required.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
- Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
- Must be able to “think outside the box”.
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to finger, handle or feel.
- The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
- The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to dust particles. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
- General work conditions are those that are typically found in a woodworking company.
- Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment.
– Incentive program
– Start earning Paid Time Off immediately upon hire with 8 days off in the first year!
– Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, Short Term Disability insurance!
– 401k plan with up to 5% match