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Weyerhaeuser Shipping and Kilns Supervisor in Drayton Valley, Alberta

Weyerhaeuser Company is seeking a full-time, Shipping & Kilns Supervisor at our Drayton Valley, AB Sawmill. We are seeking an individual with a clear commitment to safety, strong leadership values and outstanding core values.

As the Shipping & Kilns Supervisor, you are a role model for our safety standards and effortlessly demonstrate your sound characteristics of integrity, honest and caring leadership. Reporting to the Dryside Manager, you are responsible for developing and leading team meetings and trainings, identifying safety, quality and production issues, coordinating shipping and kiln activities, and taking measures to proactively address concerns. Additionally, as the Shipping & Kilns Supervisor you lead the team by proactively resolving employee issues, building teamwork, and ensuring adherence to all applicable site policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.

Key Functions:

  • Ensure the safety of all associates and outside vendors by identifying safety issues and taking measures to proactively address concerns
  • Role models and leads safety processes to enhance the safety culture and sustain our strong safety record
  • Strong leadership in all areas relating to our most important assets- our people- including hiring, planning, scheduling and general supervision of work for hourly production associates
  • Raise performance by building and maintaining positive relationships with all associates through coaching, development, evaluation of job performance, providing regular feedback and instilling a continuous improvement mind-set
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with maintenance to ensure all equipment is in good running order to assure quality drying and consistent shipping of product
  • Build strong relationships with outside vendors associated with providing goods and services to the shipping department, showcasing your ability to coordinate and communicate
  • Accurately record and analyze daily shipping reports for quality and optimization
  • Proactively resolve employee issues, build teamwork, and ensure adherence to all applicable site policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Eligible to work in the Canada without sponsorship
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Proven track record of consistently demonstrating leadership skills and a positive influence.
  • Solid proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite of products and other software programs
  • Working knowledge of business and financial concepts
  • Hands-on experience with optimizing systems
  • Flexible with schedule and able to work any shift, weekends, overtime, and holidays as needed
  • Ability to perform essential job functions of the position, which may include climbing stairs, navigating catwalks, lifting 50lbs, bending and performing repetitive movement tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Resume detailing education and work history required for consideration

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a related field an asset
  • Demonstrated results in achieving and sustaining business goals
  • Minimum 3 years' supervisory experience in an industrial environment preferred
  • Experience in a Wood Products Manufacturing Plant and shipping processes
  • Working knowledge of ActivPlant and SAP
  • Leadership experience in a unionized production environment.

About Wood Products

We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.

For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

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. Inclusion is one of our five core valuesand we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team./

Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Shipping and Kilns Supervisor

Location: CAN-AB-Drayton Valley

Requisition ID: 01017227