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 and sustainability which has awarded us being named as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the last six years.
At Weyerhaeuser, we’re always looking for people who can innovate, contribute, grow, and create! Our employees are the real reason we’ve been in business for nearly 120 years. Their skill and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest and premium timber, land and forest products company in the world. We offer a competitive salary, a performance-based incentive plan, comprehensive benefits and the opportunity to grow your career at our sites in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and across the United States.
About Edson, Alberta: Edson is a beautiful, pristine town in west-central Alberta located in Yellowhead County. The town has a population of 8,414 (2016 Municipal Census) and offers a full range of indoor and outdoor recreational and cultural facilities. Edson is strategically located on Highway 16, the Trans Canada Yellowhead Route approximately 180 kilometers west of Edmonton and only a short hour drive to world-famous Jasper National Park.
Our Edson based Timberland operations have an exciting opportunity for an energetic, professional and experienced Purchased Wood Supervisor to join the team. The position would have a strong field presence and would be working with the Purchased Wood Manager to:
- Procure logs as per our business needs (private land procurement, Industrial Salvage Procurement, and integrated operations)
- Negotiate rates and develop contracts
- Schedule deliveries
- Ensure quality of logs meet our specifications
- Ensure harvesting meets SFI expectations and DFMP expectations
In addition to purchased wood responsibilities, there will also be a requirement to supervise Contract Harvest Operations.
- Strong commitment to safety leadership and environmental values
- Ability to work in a team environment
- 3-7 years of operational experience and basic knowledge of Purchased Wood Market Pricing is preferred
- The successful candidate must have the ability to register with College of Alberta Professional Foresters, or College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists
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 Timberlands: We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits. For more than a century, we’ve been taking care of forests to make life better.