Salaried Production Supervisor
Universal Forest Products Inc - California

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UFP Thorton, LLC
POSITION TITLE: Production Department Supervisor
DATE: 4/19/13
BASIC FUNCTION: The Production Department Manager 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.
* Develops methods and assists in its implementation to achieve plans and goals of the department.
* 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 insures 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.

* 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

Skills and abilities
* Demonstrates ability to handle responsibility and be accountable for actions/decisions
* Ability to recognize safe vs. unsafe working conditions
* Ability to clearly communicate directions and expectations
* Ability to plan, and organize the work of others, determine priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure and stress.
* Ability to prioritize tasks and act decisively when conditions change
* Ability to identify problems and find viable solutions
* Ability to understand and use basic math and numbers, and to use a computer terminal, calculator, and telephone.
* Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write basic English Ability to communicate with management regarding people, products and equipment
* Ability to multitask and pay attention to detail
* Ability to manage personnel and address staffing needs, and to organize the work of others.
* Ability to be mobile in the work environment
* Ability to pass a drug test
* Ability to work hours mandated by management

* Safety conscious and strong supervisory and interpersonal skills
* Team player and goal oriented
* Leads by example and has a positive attitude
* Participates in Safety and CI programs
* Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results
* Punctual and reliable

FLSA CLASS: Salaried / Exempt
JOB: Regular, Full-time

"UFP Thorton, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin"

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