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Production Supervisor - Albany, GA-Lumber

Company: Koch Industries, Inc.
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Have you heard? Georgia-Pacific opened a new state-of-the art lumber mill in Albany, Georgia in May 2020! It is expected that this location will receive produce approximately 350 million board-feet of lumber per year with plans to expand beyond that in the future! This is an exciting opportunity to work in a technologically advanced plant.

Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Production Supervisorin our lumber mill in Albany, GA. The Production supervisor will be responsible for leading a lumber production team to work injury-free/incident free in a continuous manufacturing environment, consistent with management philosophy and framework. The Production Supervisor is also responsible for supervising and coordinating production efforts that result in sustained improvement in all associated work processes including: Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) compliance, reliability, quality, production, and costs.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Facilitate team development and communication, employee skill development, problem-solving and resolution, building employee commitment and ownership and holding employees accountable.
  • Drive safety excellence through promoting employee involvement, ownership, and accountability to proactively eliminate hazards.
  • Monitor product quality and provide direction to crew members to maximize efficiency.
  • Promote employee involvement, providing coaching, feedback and direction as required.
  • Assist with troubleshooting production issues.
  • Provide safety training to crew members and deliver training materials in a meaningful approach.
  • Provide coaching and performance management.
  • Complete data entry responsibilities and generate reports in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Team size may range from 10-20 members.

The Experience You Will Bring

Basic Qualifications:

  • Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience in a wood products manufacturing facility OR Two (2) or more years supervisory experience in another Koch Company
  • Experience in coaching, training, and developing staff
  • Must have working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and other PC-based production reporting systems applications
  • Must be able and willing to work rotating shifts
  • Must be able and willing to work in a manufacturing plant environment, including extended periods of time in noisy, non-air conditioned or unheated areas
  • Must be able and willing to work safely, and adhere to all safety rules and regulations, including wearing and using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five (5) or more years supervisory experience in a lumber manufacturing facility (turning timber into planed lumber)


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associates Degree preferred

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience. Equal Opportunity Employer. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:



Keywords: Koch Industries, Inc., Albany , Production Supervisor - Albany, GA-Lumber, Other , Albany, Georgia

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