Leadership Development Professional

Sciences and Engineering

Date Posted: April 28, 2021

Job Location: Grande Prairie

Job Number: 01016198

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


Address: 12 km South on Resources Road, Postal Bag 1020, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada T8V 3A9

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.

This position is a part of the Wood
Products business working in the Grande Prairie, AB Sawmill. This
is a Full Time, Non-Exempt position.? Relocation benefits are
available for this and subsequent positions. 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 projects.

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.?  


  • Develop safety leadership skills 
  • Adhere to a structured 12-month work plan offering
    rotational experiences spanning our entire manufacturing value
    stream at the location (Safety, HR, Finance, Production,
    Maintenance, Timberlands, Sales, Raw Materials, Shipping,
  • Projects and assignments to promote active learning and
    contribute to mill’s successful performance 
  • Exposure to metrics, reliability, and process improvement
  • Broad exposure to Sawmill, Raw Materials, Sales
    and Finance, Timberlands
  • Develop Project Leader skills 


  • Must be a graduate or graduating from a Bachelor’s degree
    in engineering, business, wood science, forestry 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 result – oriented
  • Strong desire to learn project 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 
  • Experience/knowledge project management  
  • Capability to prioritize work
    activities, assignments, demands and flexibility to adapt to
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Ability to
    develop partnerships and collaborative teaming 
  • Courage to challenge status quo and deliver
  • Excellent work ethic, strong time management and organizational
  • Willingness to relocate outside of the region for position
    opportunities and/or cross-business development 



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

We know you have a choice in your
career. We want you to choose us. 


About Wood

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

Job Conditions

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

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