UNIVERSAL FOREST PRODUCTS Crew Leader in White Bear Lake, Minnesota

Company UFP White Bear Lake, LLC Job Title Crew Leader Location 4141 Hoffman Road, White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110 Open Date Apr 11, 2018 Area of Interest Manufacturing General Summary 1st and 2nd Shifts-Are you a hard-working individual, looking for the opportunity to carve out a successful career in an organization where the spirits of family and hard work share equal billing? If so, the companies of Universal may be a good place for you! We are committed to rewarding skill, perseverance and an entrepreneurial attitude with opportunities for growth. Intrigued? Read on to learn more! Position Overview Crew Leader is responsible for coordination of an operating cell/work area and its support services. Assists in the training of employees, and the communication between management and employees. Principal Duties / Responsibilities Ensures work area is running according to schedule; minimizes downtime. Ensures work area and equipment are safe and clean. Ensures all employees have received adequate machine specific safety training prior to operate equipment. Assists scheduling production, balances workloads between teams or work areas, and Assist reviewing pre-shift machine inspection sheets and addressing concerns. Reviews production sheets and communicated with employees. Checks material and finish product to ensure quality and meeting customer specifications. Implements CI principals to improve current processes. Conducts Sunrise meetings and monthly safety talks, and provides training to employees. Directs activities consistent with all Company policies, procedures and applicable law. Communicates to employees and other management members as required. Leads employees in continuous improvements and safety initiatives. Participates in the completion of employee's performance evaluation form. Prepares production reports and maintains records as required. Ensures work area is in compliance with established safety standards. Performs other duties as required. Qualifications Knowledge Minimum 9th grade; preferred high school diploma Minimum 6 months to 1year or of experience in related area; 1 to 3 years preferred. Working knowledge of production reporting and production scheduling Basic working knowledge of excel, word and outlook. Basic knowledge on lumber math, lumber grades, and species Preferred understanding on company policies, practices and procedures. Skills and Abilities Demonstrates ability to handle responsibility and be accountable for actions/decisions Ability to recognize safe vs. unsafe working conditions Ability to clearly communicate directions and expectations Ability to plan, prioritize and organize the work of others, determine priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure and stress. Ability to identify problems and find viable solutions Ability to understand and use basic math and numbers, and to use a computer, calculator, and telephone. Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write basic English Ability to communicate with employees and manager. Ability to multitask and pay attention to detail Ability to work under immediate supervision Ability to pass a drug test Ability to work hours mandated by management Conduct Safety conscious and interpersonal skills Team player and goal oriented Leads by example and has a positive attitude Participates in Safety and CI programs Looks for ways to improve productivity and work area results Punctual and reliable Universal Forest Products and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.