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Great Lakes Forest Products, Inc.

Production Manager



Job Description
Great Lakes Forest Products is currently recruiting for an experienced Production Manager . The Production Manager will be responsible for the coordination and management of the manufacturing operations for the plant. Working closely with the plant team, the Production Manager will coordinate the manufacturing objectives as directed by the company’s General Manager.




Great Lakes Forest Products is currently experiencing steady growth and this opportunity is ideal for someone looking for personal and professional growth.




Responsibilities of the position are:
•Plant leadership to provide overall direction, adhere to policy, ensure safety and able to think proactively and critically
•Management of employees; includes a team of an assistant manager, supervisors and set up individuals.
•Efficient utilization of production resources (materials, machines, employees, etc.)
•Minimization of down time
•Maintain quality of product

Requirements of the position are:
•Team leader, with good attitude, able to see big picture
•College degree preferred
•Five to seven years’ experience as a production manager
•Proficiency in the use of computers and quick adaptability to software
•Ability to lead others successfully
•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

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!








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!



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