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(USA-MN-Minneota) Factory Built Construction Production Management Trainee

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 3 weeks ago

When we win, you win! UFP has a long history of sharing profits with employees. Our hourly team members are eligible for a fall bonus based on their local operation's performance! Come join our production team where you will work in a hands-on collaborative environment with the ability to see your work come together in an end product every day. UFP Factory Built serves builders of manufactured housing, RVs, and cargo trailers and is currently looking to add Production Management Trainees to the team. Ideal candidates will be required to travel for 18 months, between 3-4 different plants to train. Upon completing PMT Program. candidates must be open to relocating to one of our Factory Built facilities: Granger, IN Folkston, GA Hillsboro, TX Chandler, AZ Gordan, PA Shippenville, PA Nampa, ID Woodburn, OR Haleyville, AL Minneota, MN New London, NC Job Summary The Production Management Trainee is responsible for developing a comprehensive knowledge of plant operations and manufacturing processes. Works under the close direction of the assigned mentor and exercises little discretion and judgment on work priority on a regular basis and a small degree of creativity is expected. Principle Duties and Responsibilities Develops comprehensive knowledge of Company products and procedures through on-the-job training activities. Develops comprehensive knowledge of panel and lumber grades Develops knowledge of lumber math and efficient utilization of materials and develops a full understanding of cuts and yields. Learns how to operate the Company's business system in order to perform required administrative functions. Develops detailed knowledge of product costing. Develops an understanding of the production scheduling process. Develops working knowledge of the budget and expense control process. Supervises activities consistent with all Company policies, procedures, and applicable laws and regulations. Develops working knowledge of Continuous Improvement, efficiency standards, and safety. Develops working knowledge and understanding of Human Resources policies and practices. Develops a detailed understanding of operations by touring other UFP facilities and customer locations. Completes courses and assignments as directed. Prepares various reports as required. Performs other duties as required. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in business or related discipline, or equivalent work experience is required. Proficiency in the use of MS Excel spreadsheets is required. Benefits currently offered to our employees: Medical insurance Health savings account with company contribution Dental insurance Vision insurance Basic and voluntary life insurance Disability insurance 401(k) plan with company match Paid vacation and holidays Stock purchase program with employee discount Educational reimbursement Wellness programs and challenges Other supplemental benefits Click here to watch what a day in the life of a Production Management Trainee looks like. The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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