Supervisor Trainee

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Supervisor Trainee Emporia, VA

Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Supervisor Traineefor our plywood mill in Emporia, VA. The Supervisor Trainee creates values by leading the plywood production team to work safely in a continuous manufacturing environment. This individual will ensure product quality and contribute to the overall direction and success of the operations team through coaching individuals, developing strong teams, promoting safe work practices, and applying problem solving skills to maximize production.

This is a linear progression role allowing those that demonstrate the appropriate skills and knowledge to progress into a supervisor role as vacancies occur.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Work with the line members to meet or exceed production standards by operating and troubleshooting equipment as required to meet production expectations.

  • Develop the capability to coordinate manufacturing efforts which results in sustained improvement in all associated work processes including: Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS), Compliance, reliability, quality, production, waste, training and development, and costs.

  • Facilitate team development and communication, employee skill development, problem-solving and resolution, and encouraging employee commitment, accountability and ownership.

  • Assist supervisor(s) in identifying gaps and help develop strategies to address and participate in planning, prioritizing, and communicating crew activities.

  • Provide safety training and materials to production associates to ensure a safe working environment for all employees.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience in Microsoft Office Software (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint updating and creating spreadsheets, Word document creation/editing)

  • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment

  • Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed

  • Willing to become proficient in knowledge of OSHA safe work practices

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