Weyerhaeuser Operations Manager- Manufacturing in Grayling, Michigan

Responsible for the overall safe management of mill operations teams. The Grayling OSB mill started up in 1982 and has a fully functional High-Performance work system. This position is a member of the mill Steering Team, and reports to the General Manager. This is a full time, exempt position.

Job Responsibilities: * Work as a member of the mill steering team to achieve plant safety, quality, production, and profit goals. * Define, implement, and lead the achievement of production department goals. * Complete and present annual performance appraisals for all direct report employees, outlining positive and negative performance, and document a plan of action for sub-par performers. Assess the skill level of employees and provide training as needed to advance skills. * Mentor and train production team members, assisting in creating professional and technical growth goals for each team member. Identify future leaders within the plant and support their leadership development. * Participate with other production managers within the corporation in developing best practices and implementing standard policies, procedures, and instructions for the production team. * Communicate with the sales, finance, engineering, and customer service teams regarding relevant production finance data. * Monitor and control overtime schedules and costs * Review equipment capacity on a monthly basis. Create contingency plans for key equipment. Possess a working knowledge of cost management, cost containment, productivity, uptime planning and optimization * Maintain a consistent presence on the production floor * Participate in, lead, facilitate, and communicate production continuous improvements through Lean Initiatives such as, Kaizen (CIA), Value Analysis, Kanban, Error Proofing, Problem Solving, Standardized Work, Quick Set-Up, and Six Sigma activities * Drive corrective action process for the production team, including the creation of action plans and ensuring effective resolution to key production team projects and quality issues * Seek and implement cost reduction and cost avoidance plans * Present key business information to production team employees * Assure compliance with all safety and environmental standards.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required; preferably Engineering, Wood Science or Business-related field.
  • Minimum three years related experience-prefer five (5) or more years of demonstrated experience directly leading teams in an industrial environment (including involvement with the disciplinary, performance appraisal, and hiring processes)
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, organizational, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to perform projects with a high degree of detail, exceptional professional attributes that include self-motivation, dependability, and confidentiality
  • Ability to build effective work relationships, exceptional problem solving and communication skills, and an excellent work record, including attendance.
  • Experience in a wood products industry highly desired

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 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.

/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./ // /*M/

Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Operations Manager- Manufacturing

Location: MI-Grayling

Requisition ID: 01013122