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Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Camden, Texas

Job Description:


Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Supervisor Trainee for our Camden, TX plywood mill. This position creates value by leading the plywood production team to work safely in a continuous manufacturing environment. This individual will ensure product quality and contribute to the overall direction and success of the operations team through coaching individuals, developing strong teams, promoting safe work practices, and applying problem solving skills to maximize production. This is a linear progression role allowing those that demonstrate the appropriate skills and knowledge to progress into a supervisory role as vacancies occur. 
Key Responsibilities

  • Provide safety training and materials to production associates to ensure a safe working environment for all employees

  • Develop the capability to coordinate manufacturing efforts which result in sustained improvement in all associated work processes including: Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) compliance, reliability, quality, production, waste, training and development, and costs.

  • Work with the line members to meet or exceed production standards by operating and troubleshooting equipment as required to meet production expectations

  • Facilitate team development and communication, employee skill development, problem-solving and resolution, and encouraging employee commitment, accountability, and ownership

  • Assist Supervisor(s) in identifying gaps and help develop strategies to address and participate in planning, prioritizing, and communicating crew activities

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience in Microsoft Office Software (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint – updating and creating spreadsheets, Word – document creation/editing)

  • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment

  • Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed

  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts

  • Willing to become proficient in knowledge of OSHA safe work practices

  • Willing and able to wear the necessary Personal Protective equipment (PPE) (i.e. hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes and other PPE required by specific jobs)

  • Willingness to lead people utilizing the MBM® philosophy. (continuity of MBM® at the plant)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience leading, coaching and motivating project teams

  • Experience in a wood products manufacturing environment or heavy industry environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to solve problems through analytical and critical thinking

  • Ability to lead, motivate, and develop employees in a team environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to interact with key operations personnel at all levels of the site’s organization(vertical interaction)

  • Organizational and planning skills

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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