Manufacturing Supervisor (Management & Executives)

Full Time

  Stimson Lumber

  Gaston, Oregon, United States

At Stimson Lumber, you will execute your role within a group that embraces innovation, continuous improvement, and provides educational opportunities to continuously sharpen your professional skills. Our supervisors provide leadership and tools that allow their direct reports to grow into and beyond their positions.

This Supervisor oversees the Planer department.

This position supports the swing shift team; Monday thru Thursday.

Your accountabilities:

  • Drive proactive safety behavior through leading by example and holding employees accountable for unsafe practices.
  • Serve as a catalyst of continuous improvement by challenging quality, safety and production through project justification, goal setting and cause and effect-relationships.
  • Actively lead crew meetings to improve teamwork and group alignment. Effectively and efficiently manage teams through overtime and shift scheduling.
  • Innovatively approaching problems through team collaboration to determine effective solutions. 
  • Demonstrate strong communication and alignment of mill operations both vertically and horizontally to set job, safety, and quality expectations.
  • Effectively manage employee and team performance to create an environment in which employees are valued.
  • Develop effective and positive working relationships within the plant, Manufacturing colleagues, as well as business partners in other areas of the company (Finance, HR, Sales and Marketing, and Resources).
  • Communicate consistently and effectively to ensure continuity of production goals and execution between departments and shifts.    

Your qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years in a supervisory or leadership role with strong safety and CI experience.
  • Lumber experience a plus, but not required.
  • Able to work nights and weekends, flexible to a changing schedule to support business needs.
  • Quick thinker with the ability to adapt to new situations and proficient at absorbing and comprehending new information.
  • Demonstrated record of successful safety performance.
  • Possess strong leadership skills, including contributing to and enhancing teams.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be able to read, write and understand direction in English.

Stimson Offers: 

  • 401(k) with a 6% company match- vested IMMEDIATELY!
  • Medical / Dental / Vision Options
  • Company Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time off & 9 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral program; earn a $500-$1000 bonus for a successful referral
  • Wellness Program with reward incentives
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Apprenticeships, Career Development
  • Access to company owned land for recreation
  • And much more!

As an equal employment opportunity company, we value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace. Applications are welcome from all qualified candidates. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.


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