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Weyerhaeuser Production Supervisor in Dodson, Louisiana

Weyerhaeuser is currently recruiting for a Production Supervisor in our Dodson, LA Sawmill. As Production Supervisor, you will be a role model in our safety standards and on-the-job behavior by living our core principles of integrity, fairness, creating a positive work environment, and ensuring open communication among associates.

Provide strategic leadership and direction setting for goals across the Dodson operations through continuous improvement. Committed to and accountable for the team’s success through active participation in a collaborative team environment.

Provide the day-to-day leadership and direction to support the achievement of department, team and individual goals to ensure continuous improvement within the team. Committed to and accountable for the team’s success through active participation in a collaborative team environment. * * Key Functions: * Role model all safe work practices, standards/processes and on-the-job behavior by living our Company Vision and People Principles, always putting Safety first * Responsible for supporting production leadership to provide management and oversight of hourly production employees in a manufacturing facility * Ensure the safe and efficient execution of work by teams * Ensure job and safety rules are understood and followed by all employees * Understand the process flow and provide solutions to issues * Develop and lead team meetings and trainings * Identify safety, quality, and production issues * Support, coach, and provide timely feedback and direction to associates * Actively be involved in assigning work and evaluating job performance * Participate in and/or lead unit initiatives and other assignments as required * Own and/or contribute to other mill functions, such as safety, environmental, or LEAN initiatives * Participate in incident investigations and follow-up activities * Lead the team by proactively resolving employee issues, building teamwork, and ensuring adherence to all applicable site policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner * Other duties as assigned

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • 3 years of manufacturing leadership experience
  • Work related experience in leading and ensuring compliance with safety initiatives
  • Three years of strong leadership experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Strong planning, organizational skills, and problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong team building capabilities
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite and other windows based programs
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Proven ability to improve performance by building and maintaining positive relationships with all associates through coaching, development and instilling a continuous improvement mind-set
  • Must be willing to work any shift which may include weekends and holidays should business needs require
  • Physical ability to work in extreme temperatures and be ambulatory for the majority of an assigned shift
  • Ability to learn and comprehend entire manufacturing process

The following qualifications are preferred: * Bachelor's degree (or higher) in related field preferred * Work related experience in a production and/or manufacturing environment * Lumber or Wood products experience * Experience with LEAN processes

About Weyerhaeuser We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. *We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. *

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About Wood Products We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support. For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

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/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans./

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Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Production Supervisor

Location: LA-Dodson

Requisition ID: 01015345

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