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Production Manager Trainee -- Industrial at Universal Forest Products, Inc.

Production Manager Trainee -- Industrial

Universal Forest Products, Inc. Salisbury, NC (Onsite) Full-Time
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.


* 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.

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  • Creativity
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