Human Resources Business Partner - Princeton, BC


Date Posted: December 14, 2022

Job Location: Princeton

Job Number: 01018869

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


Address: PO Box 550 Old Hedley Road, Princeton, British Columbia, Canada V0X 1W0

Job Description

Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources aren’t only the trees and
manufacturing sites 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 leaders in
manufacturing and distribution of wood products, and in timberlands
management in the world.

is seeking a talented Human Resources Business Partner to join our
Western Lumber HR Team. This role will support a unionized
manufacturing site in Princeton, BC. In this role, the successful
candidate will be required to build relationships with the site
leaders and understand the business operations from both the
strategic and tactical perspective. The successful candidate will
need to diagnose organizational issues, develop solutions, and
implement HR action plans in partnership with the site Manager and
be willing to take on special projects as needed. This role will be
responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Human
Resources functions for the Princeton, BC mill and is a member of
the site leadership team. 

position will report to the HR Director of Western Lumber with a
dotted line responsibility to the Mill Manager. 


  • Role
    model Weyerhaeuser Key Values including Safety, Integrity,
    Citizenship, Sustainability, and Inclusion.
  • Strategic
    business partner to the Princeton leadership team as well as the
    broader Western Lumber HR Team.
  • Provide
    top-quality coaching, consultations, and solutions in all areas of
    HR, including employee relations, talent management, and leadership
  • Work
    closely with management and the union to improve work
    relationships, build morale, increase productivity and
  • Partner
    with site leader to develop strategic workforce plans to meet
    current and future talent needs. Partner with local community high
    schools, colleges, and universities to create pipelines of future
  • Administer
    and provide guidance on compensation review/planning and
    performance management processes.
  • Partner
    with leaders to develop and implement diversity and inclusion
  • Responsible
    for salaried and hourly staffing functions (including sourcing,
    recruiting, retention, and on-boarding process).
  • Promote
    and encourage innovative thoughts and ideas.


successful candidates must possess the

  • Bachelor’s
    degree in Human Resources or related field a plus
  • Typically
    5 or more years of Human Resources Business Partner or equivalent
    HR functional experience.
  • Previous
    manufacturing/industrial experience, highly desired.
  • Previous
    experience with a union, highly desired.
  • Strong
    verbal and written communication skills.
  • Periodic
    travel for team functions, meetings, or training, as needed
    (<10% annually)
  • Demonstrated
    safety leadership.
  • Strong
    coaching and influencing skills.
  • Experience
    in leading change management and driving strategic
  • Ability
    to effectively navigate through ambiguous situations.
  • Demonstrated
    ability to manage multiple priorities, assess HR implications and
    manage details.
  • Experience
    working in a manufacturing and union environment
  • Experience
    in multiple HR disciplines including compensation practices,
    employee relations, talent management, diversity, performance
    management, and federal and state laws.
  • Must
    have strong computer skills and proficient with HRIS
  • Excellent
    interpersonal, presentation, and facilitation skills.


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 sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make
the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to

Job Conditions

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

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