UNIVERSAL FOREST PRODUCTS Production Supervisor- FB in Minneota, Minnesota
When we win, you win! UFP has a long history of sharing profits with employees. Our hourly team members are eligible for a fall bonus based on their local operation's performance! Come join our production team where you will work in a hands-on collaborative environment with the ability to see your work come together in an end product every day. Job Summary The Production Department Supervisor is responsible for the overall operation of its department consistent with cost, profit and production goals. It is responsible for the training and development of its employees. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals some creativity and latitude is expected works under the supervision of a manager Develops methods and assists in its implementation to achieve plans and goals of the department. Principle Duties and Responsibilities Manages the production operation of multiple departments multiple shifts. Manages the activity of a group of employees and motivates for maximum productivity. Identifies, researches, and resolves various problems and opportunities. Evaluates performance of individuals and various programs. Coaches and counsels' employees. Manages activities consistent with all UFP policies, procedures, and applicable law. Communicates to employees and other management members as required. Manages cost and profitability of the department. Manages department inventory Leads employees in continuous improvement and safety initiatives. Prepares reports and maintains records as required. Participates in Safety Committee and ensures that department is in compliance with established safety standards. Performs other duties as required. If assigned to Treating Department, performs duties consistent with hazardous material handling procedures and practices. May drive a forklift to assist moving material to and from the production area Performs other duties as required. Qualifications Post high school education is required Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in manufacturing 1 to 3 years of experience managing people. Working knowledge of production reporting and production scheduling Working knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook and other business software. Basic knowledge on lumber math, lumber grades and species. Preferred understanding on company policies, practices and procedures. Successfully complete Forklift Driver licensing process The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.