Weyerhaeuser Shift Production Supervisor-Wood Products-Emerson, AR in Emerson, Arkansas

The position is located at the Weyerhaeuser ELP manufacturing facility in Emerson, Arkansas. Emerson is located approximately twenty miles south of Magnolia, Arkansas, just north of the Louisiana state line.

This is a salaried (exempt) first-line supervisory position reporting to the Veneer Manager. The Production Shift Supervisor is responsible for the safety, production, and quality goals of a production team in a plywood and veneer manufacturing facility. The Production Shift Supervisor provides direct leadership to a team of hourly associates. Candidate must be committed to leading continuous improvement in safety, cost management, process improvement, plant scheduling, production flows, contingent staffing, and housekeeping.

Key Functions:

  • Responsible for providing daily leadership and oversight of hourly production employees in a veneer and plywood manufacturing facility.

  • Ensure the safe and efficient execution of work

  • Ensure proper job and safety rules are understood by team and followed by all associates

  • Role model safe work practices and lead safety and other team meetings

  • Ensure that appropriate incident investigation and follow-up takes place if safety or environmental incidents occur

  • Project needs and balances labor resources to ensure continuous improvement in safety, quality, and production.

  • Set performance expectations for team that directly support mill goals and drive continuous improvement.

  • Actively be involved in assigning work and evaluating job performance.

  • Support cross training initiatives to increase talent depth on team

  • Support, coach, and provide timely feedback and direction to associates

  • Participate in unit initiatives and other assignments as required

  • Understand the process flow, have the ability to positively impact reliability, and provide pro-active solutions to issues

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of two (2) years supervisory or management experience.

  • Strong leadership skills that include a proven ability to coach employees to a higher level of performance.

  • Excellent people skills with a result-oriented focus required.

  • Pro-active with the ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • A team player who can effectively work with department managers and the Technical Director to achieve production & quality goals.

  • Good planning, organizational skills, and problem-solving capabilities a must.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be computer literate with experience in Microsoft program suite.

  • Must be willing to work a twelve hour rotating schedule, to include weekends and holidays.

  • Must upload resume detailing work history for application to be considered.

    The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Leadership/management experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in routing manufacturing concepts such as housekeeping, ergonomics and labor efficiency.

  • Experience in wood products manufacturing.

  • 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. *

    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.


Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Shift Production Supervisor-Wood Products-Emerson, AR

Location: AR-Emerson

Requisition ID: 01012314