Plywood Production Supervisor (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Top Wood Jobs

  Mississippi, Mississippi, United States

Job#180619PS2 – Production Supervisor – Plywood - Mississippi
Location:  United States
Wage:  $50-$65k/year depending on experience
Education Required:  High School Diploma, or equivalent job experience and high school combination.
Years Experience Required:   2-3 years previous plywood Supervisory experience

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The Production Supervisor in Mississippi is responsible for supervising plywood manufacturing team members in a manufacturing and assembly environment. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management of the employees within that department.


  • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve required production results within the department.
  • Ensure effective employee relations. Provide employee coaching and development. Resolve employee issues through problem resolution, consulting with Superintendent, Plant Manager and HR when necessary
  • Manage department priorities and coordinate production requirements with other departments.
  • Manage departmental performance measures, including visual controls and provides regular progress reports to manager.
  • Must work rotating shift, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Perform accident investigations.
  • Promote and drive safety improvement including promotion of injury-free/incident-free working environment.
  • Provide leadership and direction to all department production team members, including training on proper equipment operation demonstration and work procedures.
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, or production schedules to determine production requirements.
  • Track and manage department absenteeism and timekeeping.
  • Understand and ensure adherence to all company policies, practices and procedures.
  • Work to continuously improve in all areas, including implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles. 


  • Required – High School Diploma, or equivalent job experience and high school combination.
  • Required – Ability to use MS Office applications efficiently and the ability to learn other company-specific applications
  • Desired – 2-3 years previous plywood Supervisory experience
  • Desired – prior experience in woods products manufacturing
  • Leadership experience
  • Performance Management.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Time Management.
  • Technical Capacity.

Work Environment:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.