PRODUCTION (Kiln) SUPERVISOR - 024704
Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific LLC is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, consumer products, packaging, paper, cellulose and chemicals. The company employs more than 30,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North and South America.
Production (Kiln) Supervisor position in its lumber mill in Dudley, NC.
To lead a wood products production team to work injury-free/incident free in a batch manufacturing environment; consistent with our MBM® management philosophy and framework. To supervise/coordinate production efforts that result in sustained improvement in all associated work processes including: Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) compliance, reliability, quality, production and costs. Support an approach to optimize the constraining process machine centers.
Facilitate team development and communication, employee skill development, problem-solving and resolution, and building employee commitment and ownership. Hold employees accountable, and drive cultural change in which employees understand empowerment and accept responsibilities. Team size may range from 10 – 30 members.
To lead an operational team in the production of solid wood lumber products in a safe and efficient manner. To take ownership of the existing safety and quality processes. To promote employee involvement; providing coaching, feedback and direction as required. To troubleshoot and resolve production issues, provide safety training to production associates, team development, and delivering training materials in a meaningful approach. To complete all paperwork and analysis in a timely and efficient manner. To monitor product quality and contribute to the overall direction and success of the Prosperity operations.
Position reports to the Department Leader.
Maintain proper communications with management, coworkers and subordinates, focusing on customer needs.
Will interact with key operations personnel such as the Plant Manager, Superintendents (Operations and Maintenance), Human Resources Manager, Safety Manager, Environmental Manager, Quality Manager, maintenance personnel and production employees at all levels of the site organization.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Two (2) or more years of experience (or GP facility specific experience) in a supervisory role in a manufacturing, industrial or military environment
Experience in coaching, training, and developing staff
Must have working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, and ability to learn various PC-based production and operations applications
Must be able and willing to work a flexible work schedule
Must be able and willing to work in an industrial manufacturing plant environment, including extended periods of time in noisy, non-air conditioned or unheated areas
Must be capable of working safely and continuously promoting safe work practices
Associate's Degree or higher AND five (5) or more year of supervisory or management experience in an industrial, manufacturing or military environment
Knowledge – Skills – Abilities
Knowledge of safe work practices
Knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) such as MP2 desired
Oral and written communication skills
Accounting and financial knowledge
Ability to influence others within the organization
Analytical and critical thinking
Proven problem solving skills
Proven ability to build and align a team around a shared vision
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