Production Supervisor

Date Posted: July 07, 2017
Job Location: Drayton Valley
Job Number: 01011329
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
Address: Hwy 22 South, PO Box 7739, Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada T7A 1S8

Job Description

Weyerhaeuser Drayton Valley has an opening for a Production
Supervisor with strong technical and leadership capabilities.

The Production Supervisor will provide leadership excellence to a
shift of hourly associates in achieving safety, quality and
production goals.
This individual is responsible for safely planning, coordinating
and maintaining operational schedules, and supporting maintenance
to ensure continuous process improvement.

The Production Supervisor is expected to be a role model in our
safety standards and on-the-job behavior by living our core
principles of integrity, fairness, creating a positive work
environment, and ensuring open communication among associates.

About our Business

At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources aren’t just the trees
and timberlands we oversee. Our associates are the real reason
we’ve been in business for over 100 years. Their skill and
ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest manufacturers
and distributors of wood products in the world. Weyerhaeuser is a
leader in the world’s structural frame market with innovative
products, systems, and services for use in a variety of
residential, commercial and industrial applications worldwide. We
thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards innovation.
We’re looking for people who can contribute, grow, think and

Key Functions:

  • Supervision and development of employees reporting to this
  • Responsible for safe, efficient operation of crew and all
    production facilities while on shift.
  • Ensuring proper job and safety procedures are followed.
  • Safety identify process improvements and quality and production
  • Ensures adherence to all applicable site policies and
    procedures in a fair and consistent manner. 
  • Proactively resolving employee issues and improve team
  • Coordinates operations activities with maintenance team, to
    proactively address all equipment concerns.
  • Perform administrative duties such as preparing appropriate
    reports for shift operation and verify payroll time sheets.


  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing
    environment, preference will be given to those with sawmill
  • A University degree with relevant/similar experience in a
    manufacturing environment. 
  • Ability to generate commitment and motivate employees toward a
    common goal.
  • Strong communication skills: written, oral and listening.
  • Ability to lead problem solving and analyze results to ensure
    objectives are met in a group/team environment.
  • Good planning and organizing ability.
  • Solid computer skills.
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

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.


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