Operations Manager

Date Posted: February 06, 2018
Job Location: Drayton Valley
Job Number: 01011885
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


At Weyerhaeuser, our focus is as much on building our people as on
building the business. We are committed to creating an environment
where individuals can flourish, where diversity is encouraged and
where community is supported. Weyerhaeuser is one of the premier
integrated forest products organizations in the world. We’re
looking for people who can contribute, grow, think and create! We
thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and innovation. 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

Key Functions:

As an integral member of the site leadership team, you will lead
change and improvements in safety, reliability, value extraction
and production at Drayton Valley?s Sawmill. Aside from proven
experience in coordinating the delivery of benchmark manufacturing
results in grade, trim loss, reliability and production, you will
possess strong leadership skills, a passion for safety and an
empowering management style that engages your organization to
achieve its potential of excellence. You will participate as an
active member of the unit?s core lead team and will be involved in
setting strategic and capital direction, and jointly develop unit
business plans that map out the tactics to deliver world class
results in safety and profitability. 


  • Post-secondary education 
  • At least 2 years of senior leadership experience in an
    industrial setting 
  • A passion for safety and demonstrated caring, safety leadership
    in design, execution and work practices
  • Ability to be a strong contributor to a site management
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously improve systems and
  • Demonstrated ability to raise performance by building /
    maintaining positive relationships with associates and peers
    through coaching, development, and involvement in a progressive
    work system
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and electronic
    communication skills
  • Demonstrated basic computer skills and proficiency in MS
    Office, other windows based programs and internet skills
  • Willing and able to travel as needed (low frequency)
  • Must be willing to be in contact and respond to plant needs
  • Experience working in Forestry industry


  • Experience in lumber manufacturing
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