Leadership Development Role

Date Posted: June 19, 2017
Job Location: Drayton Valley
Job Number: 01011281
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
Website: www.weyerhaeuser.com
Address: Hwy 22 South, PO Box 7739, Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada T7A 1S8

Job Description

We have opened up an opportunity for a Professional Development
Candidate (PDC) at our Drayton Valley LumberDivision in Alberta.
This is a full time salaried position.  Relocationbenefits are
available for this positions. This role will report to the


Workingunder close guidance with assigned mentors, this
individual will be accountablefor growing and strengthening their
leadership abilities, technical skills andgeneral business
understanding of the manufacturing processes and operations ofa
Wood Products mill, and other major functional areas, through a
detailed12-month development plan including hands-on learning,
operational rotations, andsuccessful completion of process
improvement projects.


The successful individualwill be assigned to the next role once
development is successfully completedand a suitable assignment is
identified that meets business needs. 

Key Functions:
  • Navigatean individualized, 12-month structured work plan
    offering rotationalexperiences spanning our entire manufacturing
    value stream (Safety, HR,Finance, Production, Maintenance,
    Timberlands, Sales, Raw Materials, Shipping,etc.)
  • Developsafety leadership skills
  • Learnand develop front line leadership skills
  • Receiveand provide active feedback
  • Projectsand assignments to promote active learning and
    contribute to mill?s successfulperformance
  • Provideindividual contributions through exposure to metrics,
    reliability and processimprovement projects
  • Demonstrateyour capacity to grow within the organization
  • Followingsuccessful completion of the program, the PDC will
    ideally advance intoalternative roles to meet company needs


  • Must be graduating from a Bachelor?s degree program in
    business, wood science, forestry, engineering, science or related
  • Willingness to adapt to strong safety culture and ensure safe
    and efficient execution of work
  • Abilityto exercise good judgment in setting priorities and
    follow-through in afast-paced results ?oriented environment
  • Strong desire to learn manufacturing processes, develop
    leadership capabilities and possess desire to progress in
  • Demonstratedproficiency in MS Office Suite and other windows
    based programs
  • Excellentcommunication and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Capability to prioritize work activities, assignments and
    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
  • Willingness to relocate for this and potential future
    opportunities to enhance career 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.

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

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


  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English