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Universal Forest Products Production Management Trainee in Granger, Indiana

The Production Management Trainee is responsible for developing comprehensive knowledge of plant operations and manufacturing processes.

  • Develops a comprehensive knowledge of Company products and procedures through on-the-job training activities
  • Develops a comprehensive knowledge of panel and lumber grades
  • Develops knowledge of lumber math and efficient utilization of materials; develops full understanding of cuts and yields
  • Learns how to operate the Company's business system in order to perform required administrative functions
  • Develops detailed knowledge of product costing
  • Develops understanding of the production scheduling process
  • Develops working knowledge of the budget and expense control process
  • Supervises activities consistent with all Company policies, procedures and applicable laws and regulations
  • Develops working knowledge of Continuous Improvement, efficiency standards, and safety
  • Develops working knowledge and understanding of Human Resources policies and practices
  • Develops detailed understanding of operations by touring other UFP facilities and customer locations
  • Completes courses and assignments as directed
  • Prepares various reports as required
  • Performs other duties as required

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