Leadership Development Role - Wood Products

Date Posted: December 03, 2017
Job Location: Edson
Job Number: 01011739
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
Website: www.weyerhaeuser.com
Address: 2509 Aspen Drive, Edson, Alberta, Canada T7E 1S8

Job Description

We have opened up a Leadership Development opportunity at our large
scale OSB mill in Edson, Alberta.This is a full time salaried
position and relocation benefits are available. This role will
report to the Mill Manager.

Working under close guidance with assigned mentors, this individual
will be accountable for growing and strengthening their leadership
abilities, technical skills and general business understanding of
the manufacturing processes and operations of a Wood Products mill,
and other major functional areas, through a detailed 12-month
development plan including hands-on learning, operational
rotations, and successful completion of process improvement

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.

Key Functions:

  • Navigate an individualized, 12-month structured work plan
    offering rotational experiences spanning our entire manufacturing
    value stream (Safety, HR, Finance, Production, Maintenance,
    Timberlands, Sales, Raw Materials, Shipping, etc.)
  • Develop safety leadership skills
  • Learn and develop front line leadership skills
  • Receive and provide active feedback
  • Projects and assignments to promote active learning and
    contribute to mill?s successful performance
  • Provide individual contributions through exposure to metrics,
    reliability and process improvement projects
  • Demonstrate your capacity to grow within the organization
  • Following successful completion of the program, the PDC will
    ideally advance into alternative roles to meet company needs


  • Must be a graduate or graduating from a Bachelor?s degree
    program in business, wood science, forestry, engineering, science
    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
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite and other windows
    based programs
  • Excellent communication 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
The Edson OSB mill is a large scale, highly competitive mill
well situated to the market. It?s operated by a strong management
team and approximately 150 workers represented by a union. It has a
large customer base in North America.

Edson is a community of approximately 8,000 located half way
between world famous Jasper National Park and Edmonton along the
Yellowhead Highway. The beautiful landscape provides countless
opportunities for recreation ? biking, hiking, camping, fishing,
hunting and more. It?s also home to one of Canada?s largest
slo-pitch tournaments.

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.


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