Mill Manager

Mill Operations

Date Posted: September 08, 2020

Job Location: Kenora

Job Number: 01015193

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


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

Job Description

This position will lead the Kenora Timberstrand facility located in
Kenora, ON. As part of the Weyerhaeuser Wood Products business this
role reports to the VP of Manufacturing for Engineered Wood
Products. The Mill Manager is responsible for the safe and reliable
manufacturing and on-time/in-full delivery of products to customers
and ensures that business objectives are met for the site. Other
responsibilities include fostering an innovative and engaged
culture, controlling product cost and inventory, and developing
future leaders. This is a non-union facility with approximately 215

Key Functions:

  • Engages associates in safely manufacturing engineered lumber
    products that meets customer needs and driving improvement in key
    business metrics.  
  • Ensures an injury free and inclusive culture is created by
    committed leaders and involved associates, backed by strong safety
  • Coaches and leads in the overall manufacturing
  • Reliability, financial, procurement, productivity,
    environmental and other site stewardship responsibilities are the
    ultimate responsibility of the Mill Manager. The Mill Manager
    ensures that business and individual goal setting processes such as
    capital plans, expense budgets, safety strategic plans and
    performance management plans are developed and executed with


  • Minimum 5 years of leadership experience in a manufacturing
    environment with proven record of positive accomplishments in
    safety, quality, reliability, cost and people development
  • Outstanding teaming and interpersonal skills that:
  • effectively engage teams to meet business goals
  • ensure successful teaming/networking within the region, the
    Wood Products business and the company as needed
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Proven record to effectively engage associates in behavior
    based safety techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and electronic
    communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Able to work flexible hours as needed in a mill

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor?s degree in business, technical (engineering or other)
    or forestry/wood products discipline strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of Lean, Innovation and continuous
    improvement tools and processes
  • Demonstrated strength in change management

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.


Job Conditions

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

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