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Sawmill Production Manager

Company: Wagner Lumber Co.
Location: Owego
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSawmill Production Manager Summary:Wagner Lumber in Owego, NY is looking to add an experienced Sawmill Production Manager to our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing and managing all sawmill operations with overall responsibilities for safety, quality, hiring and training of employees and other production-related activities. This is a hands-on, boots on the floor role, reporting to the facility manager, that will direct and manage all sawmill operations while striving to continuously improve all areas of mill performance.Sawmill Production Manager Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safe operation of the mill as #1 priority
  • Coordinate mill activities with lumber sales to ensure that total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Responsible for operating expenditures and manpower of all mill workers.
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.
  • Monitor sawing of lumber to ensure logs are used for their highest and best use and waste is minimized.
  • Work alongside maintenance to ensure all machinery and processes are working to peak efficiency
  • Suggest and help implement areas for improvement through change in machinery, flow and/or people
  • Help drive continuous improvement throughout the mill, machinery, processes and people
  • Responsible for the proper use and care of all company assets.
  • Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
  • Encourage and foster a sense of positive morale among the work force.
  • Assess and develop talent at all levels of mill operation.
  • Work with a wider network of managers to coordinate and achieve overall company goals.Sawmill Production Manager Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of related management work experience desired.
    • Flexible, adaptable, team-orientated leader who has the capacity to work in concert with a broader organization.
    • Proven ability to respectfully manage a diverse workforce.
    • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills a must.
    • Lean manufacturing experience a plusSawmill Production Manager Pay & Benefits:
      • Competitive Pay (commensurate with experience and qualifications).
      • Full Suite of Benefits including health insurance, PTO, and 401K. ***Please refer to the "Full Job Description" button below to review our physical demands form prior to applying to this position.***

Keywords: Wagner Lumber Co., Scranton , Sawmill Production Manager, Professions , Owego, Pennsylvania

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