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Mill Manager - Princeton, BC

Mill Operations

Date Posted: March 28, 2024

Job Location: Princeton

Job Number: 01020872

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited

Website: www.weyerhaeuser.com

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

Job Description

Our
lumber manufacturing facility in Princeton, British Columbia has an
immediate opening for the Mill Manager leader. This is a full-time,
salaried exempt position reporting to the Vice President of Western
Lumber within the Lumber Product Line.  
 

Our
Princeton operation is a random length sawmill primarily producing
lumber up to 20 feet in length with some specialty related
capacity. Princeton is located about three hours east of Vancouver,
British Columbia, and filled with natural beauty and small-town
charm.  

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 critical
responsibilities include fostering an engaged, people focused
culture, controlling product cost and inventory, and developing
future leaders.

Key
Functions:

  • Act as
    a role model for our core values: Safety, Integrity, Citizenship,
    Sustainability, and Inclusion
  • Ensures an injury free
    culture is created by committed leaders and involved associates,
    backed by strong safety systems.
  • Develops a people
    focused work environment, recognizing that our people are the
    unique advantage we have in successfully achieving site and
    business goals
  • Engages associates in
    safely manufacturing lumber that meets customer needs and driving
    improvement in key business metrics.
  • Coaches and leads in
    the overall manufacturing process.
  • Ultimately owns
    reliability, financial, procurement, productivity, environmental
    and other site stewardship responsibilities
  • 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
    excellence.

Requirements

The
following qualifications are required:
  • Minimum
    10 years manufacturing experience
  • Minimum
    5 years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
    with proven record of positive accomplishments in safety, quality,
    productivity, cost and people development- Outstanding teaming and
    interpersonal skills that:

    • Effectively
      engage teams to meet business goals
    • Actively
      supports individual and team growth and development
    • Ensure
      successful teaming/networking within the region, the Wood Products
      business and the company as needed
    • Strong
      business and financial acumen
    • Demonstrated
      ability to raise performance by building and maintaining positive
      relationships with all associates and leaders through coaching,
      development and instilling a continuous improvement
      mind-set
    • 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 environment

Desired
Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s
    degree in business, technical (engineering or other) or
    forestry/wood products discipline
  • Manufacturing
    experience in Wood Products
  • Unionized
    labour background and experience
  • Working
    knowledge of Lean, Innovation and continuous improvement tools and
    processes


Compensation
:
This role is eligible for our annual merit-increase program, and we
are targeting a salary range of $146,200 – $216,600 based on your
level of skills, qualifications and experience. You will also be
eligible for our Annual Incentive Program, which offers a cash
bonus targeting 20% of base pay. Potential plan
funding

Job Conditions

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

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