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Manufacturing Operations Supervisor

Company: Hood Industries, Inc.
Location: Waynesboro
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Description Position at Hood Lumber Do you enjoy working in a wood products manufacturing environment? Do you like supervising parts of a manufacturing process? Do you want to join a team of professionals? If you are a high performing professional that will safely oversee manufacturing operations for a lumber mill, our role as a Manufacturing Operations Supervisor position at our Waynesboro, MS plant is right for you.Hood Industries, Inc. is a blend of wood manufacturing and distribution concerns that include two plywood and four lumber manufacturing plants, and fourteen specialty wood product distribution operations, located in thirteen states serving the northeast, southeast and southwest United States.The Manufacturing Operations Supervisor position is responsible for all functions related to the productive, safe flow of logs, and lumber throughout the Sawmill. Position is responsible for supervising 25-30 hourly employees. Responsibilities: Maintain the highest standards with respect to safety at all times, leading by example and ensuring employees follow all policies, procedures, practices and regulations. Work with Mill Manager, Superintendent, and other supervisors to optimize productivity. Supervise sawmill operations to assure planned output at the highest practical efficiency. Foster a culture of open and respectful communication. Work with peers and supervisor to develop production schedules and budgets and to coordinate movement of material in and out of work area. Resolve operating, scheduling, and productions issues as needed. Manage and identify opportunities to improve productivity, reduce costs, and maximize the quality, value and recovery of lumber produced. Actively manage and reduce downtime through quick analysis of options and orchestrating solutions. Supervise, train, direct and coordinate work and cross-training of the department's crew. Engage production and maintenance workers to achieve targets, meet expectations and address deficiencies in a productive and professional manner. Ensure quality standards are met throughout the manufacturing process. Prepare required operating reports (e.g. work hours, production levels, quality testing, etc.). Assure that all sawmill machinery, equipment, and work areas are maintained properly. Work with Maintenance to coordinate preventive maintenance, expedite repairs, and schedule equipment updates, additions, and/or replacements. Provide ongoing coaching and mentoring to employees. Observe workers for potential future leadership potential. Maintain documentation for department operations, disciplinary actions, attendance, etc. Participate with interviews and selection of new hires.Required Education/Experience: Post-Secondary Education preferred, but not required. At least 3 years of Sawmill related experience, preferred. Minimum of 1-2 years of supervisory experience. Knowledge and experience with lumber manufacturing and sawmill operations. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills. Proven leadership abilities. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Desire to lead and support a talented team in a fast paced environment. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel and Outlook. Ability to handle multiple priorities under demanding circumstances. Ability to think critically, analyze situations, and offer solutions. Must be willing to work flexible work schedules to be available nights, weekends, and after hours if necessary.Additional Information:Hood Industries offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), cancer, life, and LTD, available first of the month following completion of one month of continuous full-time employment. Hood Industries requires that applicants consent to a background check and a drug screen to continue in the selection process. All employment offers are contingent on meeting our background check standards and successful passing of required drug test. If hired, you will be required to provide documentation indicating your legal right to work in the U.S.An Equal Opportunity Employer#INDEED3

Keywords: Hood Industries, Inc., Mobile , Manufacturing Operations Supervisor, Other , Waynesboro, Alabama

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