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(USA-MN-Minneota) Production Management Trainee

Carby, MN | Posted 2 months 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. 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. 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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