Production Supervisor

Mill Operations

Date Posted: December 16, 2020

Job Location: Drayton Valley

Job Number: 01015571

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

At Weyerhaeuser, our focus is as much on building our
people as building our business. We are committed to creating an
environment where individuals can flourish, diversities encouraged,
and communities supported. We are one of the premier integrated
forest organizations in the world. We’ve been in business for
nearly 120 years and believe strongly in our core values of safety,
integrity, citizenship, sustainability, and inclusion, which has
awarded us being named as one of the World’s most Ethical Companies
over 10 times.

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.

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.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • 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 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.

About Wood Products:
We’ve been delivering quality building products and solutions to
our customers for nearly 120 years. From builders and dealers to
specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance
and unparalleled support.

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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