Dryer Superintendent

Hood Industries, Inc. Wiggins , MS 39577

Posted 2 months ago

Hood Industries, Inc. is a blend of wood manufacturing and distribution concerns that include two plywood and four lumber manufacturing plants, and fourteen specialty wood product distribution operations, located in thirteen states serving the northeast, southeast and southwest United States.

A Day in the Life:

  • Supervises Dryer activities to assure planned output at the highest practical efficiency. Work with Plant Manager and Supervisors to develop production schedules and budgets and to coordinate movement of material in and out of work area. Resolve operating, scheduling, and production issues as needed.

  • Ensures Dryer operations meets appropriate quality standards and product specifications (dimensions, appearance, grade, etc.). Test or sample production to confirm quality and adherence to specifications. Investigate and resolve quality issues, using other plant or company resources as necessary.

  • Ensure that all work is carried out in a safe manner and that all areas are free of work hazards. Ensure that proper safety training is provided to employees and that all company safety policies and practices are followed. Set a personal example by observing all safe work practices.

  • Participates in the selection and hiring process of hourly production and salaried employees in the department. Provide ongoing coaching and observe workers for potential future leadership potential. Ensure that employees are acting in accordance with company human resources policies. Set a personal example by observing all company HR policies and practices.

What you bring to the team:

  • Strong organizational, leadership and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong leadership, excelling in teamwork.

  • Excellent technical aptitude.

  • Good knowledge of plant processes.

  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.

  • Proven safety and quality record.

Required education/experience:

  • Associate degree required or Bachelor's degree (preferred).

  • Previous manufacturing experience required. Prior wood products experience preferred.

  • 3-5 years supervisory experience

  • 5-10 years of experience in lumber or plywood operations with experience with industrial dryers ideally.

Benefits of joining Hood Industries:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Cancer, and Life

  • Vacation days earned after only six months of time with us

  • 401K with company matching; also STD and LTD

Hood Industries requires that applicants consent to a background check and a drug screen to continue in the selection process. All employment offers are contingent on meeting our background check standards and successful passing of required drug test. If hired, you will be required to provide documentation indicating your legal right to work in the U.S.


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