Production Management/Production Management Trainee
Job Description Great Lakes Forest Products is currently recruiting for Production Management/Production Management Trainee. The position will be responsible for the coordination and supervision of a team of employees to meet the production demands of the plant’s manufacturing operations. The position will be responsible for employee retention with a strong emphasis on embracing the company culture and values with their team of employees.
Great Lakes Forest Products is currently experiencing steady growth and this opportunity is ideal for someone looking for personal and professional growth.
Requirements of the position are: •College degree preferred; outstanding work experience may be considered in lieu of degree •Two to three years’ experience as a production supervisor •Proficiency in the use of computers and quick adaptability to software •Knowledge of the lumber industry, lumber math, lumber grades and species •Bilingual in Spanish a plus
Desired skills and abilities: •Proficiency in the use of English language in reading, writing and speaking •Professional communication skills with all levels within the company •Ability to be mobile in a manufacturing environment •Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with team members •Ability to apply business practice in situations to effectively plan, organize and prioritize work •Team player, supporting the goals and objectives of the company
About Great Lakes Forest Products, Inc. Great Lakes Forest Products offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and life insurance.
Great Lakes Forest Products prides itself on a great culture, with an emphasis on teamwork and family. We have several employee functions throughout the year; company picnic, tail gating at Notre Dame games, employee appreciation lunches and holiday celebrations.
Great Lakes Forest Products, Inc. is located in Elkhart, Indiana and specializes in remanufactured and bulk lumber as well as imported and domestic plywood. Some of our key markets include recreational vehicle, manufactured housing, cargo trailer, mobile office, park model, retail, bed frames, and industrial. Through our lumber and plywood mill contacts and our experienced, knowledgeable sales staff, we are able to offer shipments throughout North America. Great Lakes Forest Products, Inc. is built on a solid foundation of great people. Along with supplying quality products, we pride ourselves on reliability, responsiveness, trust, and most importantly hard work. We love what we do!