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Mill Manager

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Our lumber manufacturing facility in Plymouth, NC has an immediate opening for the Mill Manager leader. This is a full-time, salaried exempt position reporting to the Lumber Manufacturing Director of the Southern Manufacturing region.

Our Plymouth operation is a random length sawmill primarily producing lumber up to 20 feet in length with some specialty related capacity. Plymouth is located in beautiful north eastern North Carolina which offers small town charm, outdoor recreational activities and proximity to colleges. Shopping and arts/entertainment are available in neighboring cities.

The Mill Manager is responsible for the safe and reliable manufacturing and on-time/in-full delivery of products to customers and ensures that business objectives are met for the site. Other critical responsibilities include fostering an engaged, people focused culture, controlling product cost and inventory, and developing future leaders.

Key Functions

  • Acts as a role model for our core values: Safety, Integrity, Citizenship, Sustainability, and Inclusion
  • Ensures an injury free culture is created by committed leaders and involved associates, backed by strong safety systems
  • Develops a people focused work environment, recognizing that our people are the unique advantage we have in successfully achieving site and business goals
  • Engages associates in safely manufacturing lumber that meets customer needs and driving improvement in key business metrics
  • Coaches and leads in the overall manufacturing process
  • Ultimately owns reliability, financial, procurement, productivity, environmental and other site stewardship responsibilities
  • Ensures that business and individual goal setting processes such as capital plans, expense budgets, safety strategic plans and performance management plans are developed and executed with excellence
  • Minimum 10 years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment with proven record of positive accomplishments in safety, quality, productivity, cost and people development
  • Outstanding teaming and interpersonal skills that:
  • effectively engage teams to meet business goals
  • actively supports individual and team growth and development
  • ensure successful teaming/networking within the region, the Wood Products business and the company as needed

  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to raise performance by building and maintaining positive relationships with all associates and leaders through coaching, development and instilling a continuous improvement mind-set
  • Proven record to effectively engage associates in behavior-based safety techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Able to work flexible hours as needed in a mill environment

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business, technical (engineering or other) or forestry/wood products discipline
  • Manufacturing experience in Wood Products
  • Working knowledge of Lean, Innovation and continuous improvement tools and processes

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.

About Weyerhaeuser

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.


Keywords: Weyerhaeuser Company, Greenville , Mill Manager, Other , Plymouth, North Carolina

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