Operations Forester


Date Posted: July 29, 2020

Job Location: Kenora

Job Number: 01015103

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


Address: 1000 Jones Rd PO Box 1930 Ste B, Kenora, Ontario, Canada P9N 3X8

Job Description

At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources aren’t just the trees
and timberlands we oversee. Our employees 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. Discover your career path at
Weyerhaeuser! Weyerhaeuser is an Equal Opportunity Employer
building a capable, committed, diverse workforce.

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic team as an Operations
Forester in Weyerhaeuser?s Kenora Ontario Timberlands. The
Timberlands Team is responsible for all aspects of wood supply
including Planning, In-block Road Construction, Harvesting and
Fibre Purchasing and Sales activities in support of a modern
Engineered Lumber facility. 

Kenora is situated on beautiful Lake of the Woods in the heart
of some of the most scenic wilderness in Ontario. With a population
of 16,500 the city offers excellent recreational opportunities at
your doorstep. Kenora is North America?s premier boating
destination. We are the connection to Lake of the Woods and its
14,522 islands. Through our many events and amenities, we celebrate
our history and together we build our future. We are stewards of
the Lake, nurture its pristine environment and live the lake life!
For more information and 30 great reasons? to call Kenora home,
please visit

Reporting to the Operations Manager and working in conjunction
with the Ontario Timberlands Team the primary objectives of this
role are:
  • Monitoring, auditing and re-enforcement of
    Weyerhaeuser?s safety standards for contract road building,
    harvesting, and hauling operations for contractors supplying wood
    to the Kenora Laminated Strand Lumber Mill
  • Ensuring effective implementation of the Integrated
    Fibre Supply Plan and develop actions to address any gaps to meet
    the weekly and monthly cost and inventory targets for the Kenora
    Laminated Strand Lumber Mill and other external mill customers
  • Negotiate and secure private purchase wood
  • Re-enforcement of Weyerhaeuser?s Forest Stewardship
    standards and product quality standards for all road construction,
    harvesting and hauling operations
  • Lead monthly one-on-one reviews with suppliers
    regarding performance in the areas of safety, delivery, forest
    stewardship and product quality


Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Strong beliefs and behaviors in safety and environmental
  • Operational forestry skills are desirable
  • A team player with a focus on results
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Forestry degree or suitable combination of education and
  • Eligible to apply for Ontario RPF status is considered an
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively
    with a diverse group of suppliers

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

About Timberlands
We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be
managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human
needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other
important ecosystem benefits.
For more than a century, we’ve been taking care of forests to make
life better.

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.

Job Conditions

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

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