The Professional Development Role is an Entry level leadership developmental position. Working under close guidance with assigned mentors, this individual will be accountable for growing and strengthening their leadership skills and general business understanding of the manufacturing processes and operations of a Wood Products mill, and other major function areas, through a detailed 12-month development plan including hands-on learning, operational rotations, and successful completion of process improvement projects.
This position is a part of the Wood Products business working in the Gulf South Region at the Bruce Lumber Mill in Bruce, Mississippi. This is a Full Time, Non-Exempt position. Relocation benefits are available for this and subsequent positions. This role will report to the Mill Manager.
The successful individual will be assigned to the next role once development is successfully completed and a suitable assignment is identified that meets business needs.
Develop safety leadership skills
Structured 12 month rotation through all operational areas of the mill
Projects and assignments to promote active learning and contribute to mill’s successful performance
Exposure to metrics, reliability and process improvement projects
Broad exposure to Timberlands, Raw Materials, Sales and Finance
Develop Front Line Leader skills
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, forestry or related discipline
Willingness to adapt to strong safety culture and ensure safe and efficient execution of work
Ability to exercise good judgment in setting priorities and follow-through in a fast-paced results-oriented environment
Strong desire to learn manufacturing processes, develop leadership capabilities and possess desire to progress in organization
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other windows based programs
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
Experience/knowledge project management
Capability to prioritize work activities, assignments, demands and flexibility to adapt to changes
Strong analytical skills
Ability to develop partnerships and collaborative teaming
Courage to challenge status quo and deliver results
Excellent work ethic, strong time management and organizational skills
Willingness to relocate for position opportunities and/or cross-business development
About Wood Products
We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.
Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.